We use cookies to ensure the best user experience and to serve tailored advertising. To learn more about our cookies and how to manage them, please visit our cookie policy

I AGREE
Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

Course options

  • Qualification

    HND - Higher National Diploma

  • Location

    Falkirk Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Please note that due to COVID-19, this course will initially be delivered via a blended learning approach, which may include face-to-face learning in the classroom, remote learning off-campus and digital learning. When delivery is taking place on-campus, there will be reduced student numbers and physical distancing measures in place.

This course is designed to provide a theoretical and practical background into the field of fitness, health and exercise, whilst meeting the needs of the fitness and health industry. The course will provide a strong foundation for future employment in this sector within the community, as well as the private and corporate sectors. This course will also develop the applied competencies of fitness, health and exercise within areas such as physiology, exercise principles and fitness instruction.

Career Paths

  • Employment in the area of general exercise assessment and provision
  • Personal Training (both private and public sector)
  • Fitness/Gym instructor

Progression

On successful completion of this course students may progress onto a related degree programme.

Forth Valley College has articulation links in place for advanced entry places (up to year 3 entry) within the following degree programmes:

  • BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science - Edinburgh Napier University(all routes except Exercise Physiology - not available for year 3 entry).
  • BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching - University of the West of Scotland
  • BA(Hons) Sport Coaching and Development - University of the West of Scotland
  • BSc (Hons) Sport Development - University of the West of Scotland
  • BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science - University of the West of Scotland
  • BSc (Hons) Physical Activity, Health and Wellbeing - Queen Margaret University
  • BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise -Abertay University
  • BSc (Hons) Sport, Fitness and Coaching - Open University

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 6,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education

  • Campus address

    Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education, Grangemouth Road, Falkirk, Falkirk, FK2 9AD, Scotland

Suggested courses

University of Southampton
MOST VIEWED

Cardiac Physiology BSc (Hons)

University of Southampton

University league table

17

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!