Understanding the Principles of Exercise and Fitness

Learn all about the importance of health and fitness.

Overview

Why take this course?

This short, auto-marked programme will provide you with the knowledge required in order to understand the importance of exercise and fitness. 

This course is highly beneficial for general knowledge, and also acts to a great addition to your CV. The course is completed online with auto-marked assessments, and because of this can be completed in your own time.

What you will experience

The course has three main sections:

Section 1: Exercise
In this section, the learner will understand the important role exercise plays in maintaining general health and well-being, the types of activities that can improve health and fitness and also why we need to exercise.

Section 2: Nutrition
Learners will cover the nutritional guidelines for a healthy diet and explains how nutrition affects our health and fitness.

Section 3: Anatomy and physiology
This section will help learners understand the different systems in the human body, including the different terms associated with each system, and also what effects exercise has on these systems.

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Key facts

Mode of study
Distance Learning
Method of study

This course will require you to manage your workload independently, without tutor support.

Subject area

What you need to know

Anything else?

Please note, this course is not eligible for fee waiver.

Next steps

Education

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Availability

Duration Fees Code
5 Hours over 1 Month £40.00
YBNEX
-O171A
Paper applications only

Paper applications

You must submit a paper application form for this course and return it to us completed and signed.

Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
FREEPOST RTJJ-TXBA-AEZS
Aberdeen City Campus
Gallowgate
Aberdeen
Scotland
UK AB25 1BN

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330
Email: enquiry@nescol.ac.uk

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website: www.nescol.ac.uk, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.