Fitness, Health and Exercise

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


This course is most suited to those with an interest in the fields of fitness, health and exercise. The new framework has been developed to include industry recognition in the form of the endorsement by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS).

Year 1:
Exercise Physiology and Anatomy; Exercise Principles and Programming; Plan, Teach and Evaluate a Gym-based Exercise Session; Flexibility Training; Strength and Conditioning: an introdution.

Year 2:
Applied Exercise Prescription; Applied Nutrition; Core Strength and Posture; Current Exercise Trends; Metabolic Considerations.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including English or another English based subject; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

Degree courses in related areas; employment in sports clubs, private and public sports facilities, local authorities and government health and sport initiatives

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Sport, Fitness and Sports Therapy

SCQF Level