Course Levels

Introductory courses to HNCs, HNDs and Degree Pathways

Campus Locations

Kirkcaldy and Glenrothes

Study Options


Applications Open

Start studying in August 2023

Why Choose Sport and Fitness at Fife College?

Transform your passion for sport, coaching and fitness into a rewarding career supporting and motivating others to develop and realise their potential.

Whether that means working with the next generation of sporting talent, contributing to local community initiatives, or supporting individuals to transform their lives, we have the course for you.

Our courses cover the fundamentals of the industry, as well as more advanced components designed to help fitness professionals take their career further.


What kind of job could I do?

Personal Trainer

Gym Supervisor

Leisure Attendant

Lifestyle Coach

Football Development Officer

Active School Coordinator

Assistant Coach

…and many more

Our Courses

We offer courses in the following subjects:

Health and Fitness

Sport and Fitness

Sports Coaching


Progress To A Degree

Did you know that an HNC or HND qualification is the equivalent of first year (HNC) or second year (HND) of a Degree at university?

So depending on the subject studied, successfully completing an HNC or HND at Fife College could mean that you have the opportunity to progress on to Year 2 or 3 of a related degree course at university. 

In this area, on successful completion of an HND in Fitness, Health and Exercise or Sports Coaching and Development, we offer articulation routes to years 2 or 3 of a related degree at the following universities:

Abertay University

Open University

Robert Gordon University

University of West Scotland

University of Highlands and Isles

What Happens after I Apply?

There are four possible outcomes from your interview:

1. Unconditional offer: you have met all the entry requirements and your place is guaranteed.

2. Conditional offer: your place is secured pending meeting the entry requirements.

3. Waiting list: you have met all entry requirements; however, the course is full.

If any spaces become available you may be contacted usually around about the course start date.

 4. Unsuccessful: speak to our Guidance Team.

They may be able to help you find another suitable course.

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Hear from Ben on how his course in HNC Health and Fitness helped him study towards a career in the subject he loves.


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