Health, Fitness and Recreation Courses

Health, fitness and recreation courses for personal or professional development.

Learn about leisure services, management, nutrition, wellbeing and play. Gain skills, knowledge and practical experience. Flexible learning, supportive student services and tutors.

  • Advanced Aerobics

    Study the science and biology of aerobic fitness. Understand the heart and lungs and the exercise needed to maintain health in these organs. Learn to plan and manage aerobic exercise classes or programs.
  • Advanced Certificate in Event Management

    Learn skills that professional event managers need to plan, market & manage concerts, exhibitions, sporting events, parties, etc. Enhance business or employment success in the diverse & exciting events industry.
  • Aquafitness

    Training for fitness instructors, swim centre staff, rehabilitation professionals, sports coaches. Learn how deep water running, water aerobics, swimming can be the best low impact exercise to build overall fitness and performance.
  • Aromatherapy

    Learn aromatherapy practices to understand the concept of aromatherapy and how different herbs are used for aromatherapy.
  • Back Health Care

    Study this online course in back health care to understand how to recognise a range of skeletal, muscular and neurological back problems and determine appropriate interventions.
  • Certificate In Nutritional Counselling

    Study human nutrition and food coaching to enhance an existing business or career prospect in advising people about what they eat. A foundation to work in a diverse variety of roles in the health, food or lifestyle industries.
  • Certificate In Recreation

    Study recreation and leisure online. Develop skills needed to work in leadership or management in recreation or related fields e.g. in recreation centres, fitness centres, camps, youth work, parks management, cultural and church organisations, etc.
  • Certificate in Youth Leadership

    Study youth leadership online to work as a youth leader in youth support and counselling. Learn skills in giving instructions, understanding young people's needs, managing groups, planning and evaluating and creating learning opportunities.
  • Children's Nutrition

    Discover the difference between adult and child nutrition, how to best meet a child's nutritional needs, and strategies to encourage healthy eating in children.
  • Event Management

    Learn to plan, manage and review all kind of events such as sports events, recreation activities, weddings, parties, festivals, conferences and concerts.
  • Fitness Leaders Certificate

    Becoming a fitness leader gives you the opportunity to change peoples' lives. However, staying in the industry means building client trust. Avoid injuring clients, and understand dietary requirements – start with this quality course.
  • Fitness Risk Management

    Study fitness risk management online. Understand exercise safety, theory and practice, for fitness leaders, gym managers and sporting professionals.
  • Health & Fitness I

    Study Health and Fitness online. Learn how wellbeing can be improved through physical exercise. Study as a stand alone program or as the first of three modules.
  • Health & Fitness II

    Learn how to carry out effective fitness testing techniques for your clients and customers to create safe and beneficial fitness programs.
  • Health & Fitness III

    Improve your fitness management prospects. Take your understanding of fitness testing and programming to another level with one-on-one guidance from your tutor.
  • Health & Wellbeing

    Learn about health and wellbeing so you can improve your life or help others. Explore fitness, nutrition, stress management, preventative health and First Aid with one-on-one guidance from your tutor.
  • Healthy Buildings II (Building Environment & Health)

    Buildings affect human health and some buildings can cause significant problems for some people. Learn to help people improve their health by improving their environment. Focus on interior furnishings and surroundings rather than construction materials.
  • Human Nutrition I

    Improve your own health and help others by learning the science of food and nutrition. A great starting point for anyone wanting to work with people to discover the benefits of eating well.
  • Human Nutrition II

    Learn how to plan a better diet for yourself or to support others. Learn about nutritional requirements, how to prepare food to retain nutrients, planning balanced diets and assessing nutritional needs of special groups.
  • Human Nutrition III

    Learn about nutritional disorders, food allergies and detoxification. This is the third and final module in the trilogy of foundation nutrition modules. It is a stand-alone course and can be studied separately.
  • Leisure Facility Management I

    Study leisure facility management online. ​Learn about the management and development of recreational facilities (e.g. leisure centres, swim centres, sporting complexes, gymnasiums, health clubs etc.).
  • Leisure Facility Management II

    Learn to manage and maintain both indoor and outdoor facilities and equipment, including swimming pools, locker rooms, buildings, gymnasiums, and sports turf.
  • Leisure Management 1 - Marketing

    Study leisure marketing online. Learn how the management of PR, promotions, advertising, sales, sponsorship, customer service and engagement can improve success for sporting clubs, fitness centres, recreational or entertainment services.
  • Leisure Management II - Human Resources

    Professional Development for leisure facility and service managers; develops skills to supervise and manage staff for better productivity and efficiency. Learn from experienced professionals.
  • Medical Terminology

    Study medical terminology online. Improve your ability to communicate with health professionals. Useful for professional development in the medical and health fields. A 100 hour distance learning course.
  • Personal Energy Management

    Understand what makes people feel energised or tired - physically or mentally. Help yourself, or help others. A course for health and fitness professionals.
  • Personal Fitness

    Improve your personal fitness; understand your body, and its needs for exercise, nutrition, psychological health and more. Be fitter, live better.
  • Play Leadership

    Study play leadership online. Expand your understanding and knowledge of child development through play and safety in play.
  • Play Therapy

    Study Play Therapy Online. Learn the theory and applications for all ages, as a therapy for anxiety, depression, physical rehabilitation, behavioural, developmental, social disorders, and more.
  • Recreation Leadership

    Study recreation leadership practice and theory online. An excellent starting point for anyone wishing to work in the field of recreation - conducting recreation programs or one to one as a recreation or youth leader.
  • Resistance & Gym Supervision

    Distance learning course in resistance training. Learn about using weights, different exercises and training methods, planning a training program and more.
  • Sports Nutrition

    Learn about nutrition in sports to help better understand sports nutrition diet, nutrition for fitness, sports nutrition supplements, and the relationships between performance, health and food.
  • Sports Psychology

    Study sports psychology online. Develop your skills and understanding of psychological principles for use in sports. The course covers motivation, team dynamics as well as psychological traits of successful athletes.
  • Stress Management

    Learn to be healthier by managing stress better. Understand how stress affects the body, how to deal with the symptoms, tools you can use to combat stress and develop self-esteem.
  • Weight Loss Consultant

    Study weight loss consulting online. Learn how to loose weight and understand weight gain, genetic and psychological factors, exercise, and eating habits.
  • Wellness Coaching

    Wellness coaching course for those wanting to help others achieve physical and psychological wellness.