Fitness, Health and Exercise (2nd year entry)

Glasgow Clyde College


Cardonald Campus


HND Fitness, Health and Exercise - 2nd year is suitable if you already have HNC Fitness, Health and Exercise and would like to build upon your knowledge and practical leadership skills to pursue a career in the fitness industry, mainly within leisure centres, and private Health clubs and/or progress into higher education including teaching.

CIMSPA recognised Level 3 Personal Trainer qualification is embedded within the course as well as the opportunity to gain other fitness industry awards such as kettlebells and Les Mills disciplines

Subjects include:
Planning and instructing activities for all client groups; Preparing to start a business; Metabolic considerations for personal trainers; Plan and deliver personal training sessions; Current exercise trends; Applied nutrition; Applied fitness testing for special populations; Applied exercise prescription for special populations; Managing events; Research (graded unit 2).

Entry Requirements

Relevant HNC. Interview.

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

3rd year entry to relevant degree programme.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level