Fitness, Health and Exercise

Dundee and Angus College


Arbroath Campus, Gardyne Campus


Units include - exercise and fitness: health and safety management, exercise physiology and anatomy, exercise principles and programming, first aid for sport and fitness, health screening, nutrition for fitness, health and exercise, working safely and effectively with clients, fitness, health and a research graded unit. Plus units based around planning, teaching and evaluating group exercise and/or gym sessions.

All units are underpinned by transferable skills. Additional fitness qualifications accredited by Active IQ are also on offer.

Entry Requirements

2 relevant Highers including English, Physical Education or a science subject or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. There will be an interview and written test.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

HND Fitness, Health and Exercise. The key coaching skills learned give career opportunities within private or Local Authority sports centres as a Sports Coach, Sports Development Officer or Fitness Instructor.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level