HND Physical Activity and Health - Arbroath Campus, 19 Aug 2024

This course provides the knowledge and skills necessary to work as an exercise professional in various contexts.


Dundee and Angus College, Arbroath
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Arbroath Campus

Course Content

This course provides the knowledge and skills necessary to work as an exercise professional in various contexts. Specific aims of the HND are to increase awareness of the interdisciplinary nature of fitness and health and to develop skills in exercise application and leadership. This course will develop an understanding of the role of fitness, health and exercise in contemporary society and the need to involve participants fully in their own fitness and health development.

Delivery is split between the Arbroath and Gardyne campuses. Upon completing the course, learners may register themselves as a Level 3 Personal Trainer and expertise in Exercise Referral with CIMSPA.

Entry Requirements

HNC in Physical Activity and Health (15 credits). Satisfactory reference may be required. PVG Scheme Membership is a mandatory requirement for placement.

Method of Assessment

Variety of ongoing assessments: practical performance, written assignments, presentations, portfolio, exams, placement and fitness session delivery.

Future Prospects

Successful completion could lead to 3rd-year sports and exercise science degree programs at various universities. Career opportunities with the private, local authority, and national organisations within the industry.

About Dundee and Angus College

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Dundee and Angus College is a further education college in the Tayside region of Scotland. Created in 2013, the college is a merger of Angus College and Dundee College.

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