This course will further develop the skills and knowledge you will need for a career in the fitness, health & exercise Iidustry.
On successful completion of your course you can register for the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS) Level 3 Personal Trainer accreditation.
A PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) check must be successfully completed as part of this course. The learner will be required to pay for this. Learners will also be required to purchase a sports kit. Further information will be provided at your ‘Information and Interview Session’.
Full Time 2 or 3 days per week, additional hours for work experience and attendance in the evening may be required.
A HNC in Fitness, Health and Exercise qualification along with a positive reference.
Information and Interview Session Requirements
For external applicants; during your information and interview session, you will be expected to provide positive responses to questions relating to your course choice, your future career and your previous experiences in sport & fitness.
This Interview and Informations session may be held via Teams on phone.
You will study:
- Applied Exercise Prescription for Specialist Population Groups
- Applied Fitness Assessment for Specialist Population Groups
- Applied Nutrition Assessment and Prescription
- Current Exercise Trends
- Getting Started in Business
- Metabolic Considerations for Personal Training
- Core Strength and Posture
- Delivering Personal Training Sessions
- Planning and Management of Personal Training
The course content is subject to change.
On successful completion of the course you can progress to university. Dependent on the university you may be able to gain entry to 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of study on related degree programmes.
The HND Fitness, Health & Exercise can offer you excellent career opportunities in the sport and fitness industry.
Previous students on this course have moved on to:· Further study at university
· Scholarships abroad
Careers in· Personal training
· Fitness instructing
· Uniformed services
· Physiotherapy / Sports therapy
· Strength & conditioning
· Sports psychology
Additional funding information
You should apply to the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS). Please visit saas.gov.uk for further details.