HND Applied Sports and Exercise Science (Year One)
Full-time, one year
From 27 Aug 2018
If you’d like to work in a sport or exercise support capacity, this is the course for you, as it covers all the key aspects of sports and exercise science, including Sport Psychology and Mechanics.
On successful completion, you’ll meet the required industry standard to become REPS (Register of Exercise Professionals) Level 2 accredited, effectively providing you with the correct qualification for working within any gym/exercise facility.
For entry to this course you’ll need:
If you don’t have formal qualifications, but have life experience, then we’ll also consider you for a place, so please call us for a chat.
You’ll spend time in our fitness suites and facilities, learning how to safely and competently instruct, analyse and test your clients within a gym/practical environment. However, there’s also a substantial amount of theory and written elements (especially in Year 2) so be prepared to spend time in the classroom as well as self-study – some topics are very challenging!
You’ll have the chance to:
You’ll also be encouraged to extend your industry work and volunteering outwith college, to maximise your chances of networking and employment.
Here’s just some of what you’ll be doing:
When you successfully complete this course, you’ll have the choice of:
On completion of the HND, there are excellent progression opportunities into 3rd year of a degree course at university such as BSc Sport Science. There are also routes towards Physiotherapy degrees, but entry is at the discretion of the chosen university.