HND (SCQF Level 8)


2 years


Aug 2024


  • 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.

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.

This course provides the opportunity to gain membership with Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA). CIMSPA is the professional development body for the UK’s sport and physical activity sector, offering Scottish Colleges support with student and practitioner membership alongside partnership opportunities. CIMSPA has identified the standards for professional excellence and best practice in the sport and physical activity sector, members and partners are recognised for upholding and delivering these standards.

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