HNC Physical Activity and Health

This new course gives you the knowledge to work in the ever-expanding physical activity and health industry. It includes recognised industry qualifications.


Glasgow Clyde College, Glasgow
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This course is available on the Glasgow Clyde College website.


What will I learn?

This new and exciting Next Generation pilot course can help turn a passion for physical activity, fitness and health into a nationally recognised qualification. The course is designed to provide you with the underpinning knowledge to work within the ever-expanding physical activity and health industry, as well as the teaching and instructing skills for successful progression to HND level of study. There will also be the opportunity to gain additional career-enhancing industry qualifications as part of your study.  

HNC comprises of a range of practical sessions, lecturers and group workshops delivered by vastly experienced health and fitness professionals and instructors.  

During this HNC Physical Activity and Health course you will cover the following units: 

  • Training principles of exercise 
  • Preparing to work in the physical activity and health industry 
  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and human movement 
  • Health promotion, behaviour change and nutrition 
  • Exercise practitioner 
  • Strength and conditioning 

As part of an on-going learning process, work is assessed throughout the year and assessments may be in the form of assignments, project work, case studies, oral and poster presentations, open and closed book assessments and tutor observations of practical performance.   Ongoing tutor support will ensure learners are provided with support and feedback to meet the demands of this innovative course.

About Glasgow Clyde College

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Glasgow Clyde College is a further and higher education college, located in Glasgow.

The college offers a broad range of courses across many subject areas, and has three easily accessible campuses in Glasgow at Langside, Cardronald and Anniesland.

With award winning teaching staff, the college is the largest further education provider in Glasgow and has the highest achievement rates in further and education in the area.

Glasgow Clyde College also has excellent links to universities to allow you to progress to degree level.

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