HND (SCQF Level 8)


2 years (typically 3 days in College)


  • Sport, Fitness & Uniformed Services


  • Aberdeen City Campus

Why take this course?

If you wish to work in the areas of fitness, health and exercise instruction then this course is the perfect option. You will study a wide variety of subjects spanning the whole spectrum of sport science and fitness leadership, as well as a PDA in Personal Training – students who complete units associated with this additional award may gain access to the Register of Exercise Professionals at level 3.

You will develop a wide range of fitness leadership and exercise prescription skills whilst building a good understanding of the key underpinning scientific principles that support practical performance.

What you will experience

  • Gym-based Exercise
  • Group Based Exercise Sessions
  • Fitness and Health Screening
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Nutrition for Fitness and Health
  • Exercise Physiology and Anatomy
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Personal Training Experience