Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health

The number of obese people in the UK has more than trebled in the last 25 years, reaching what many doctors believe to be ‘epidemic’ proportions. Insufficient nutrition can lead to a variety of health-threatening conditions; understanding the benefits of a balanced diet and the role of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease is fundamental.

  • Evidence your competency to employers
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college
  • Increase your understanding of food safety for the home environment
  • Explore Principles of Healthy Eating
  • Consider Nutritional Needs of a Variety of Individuals
  • Use Food and Nutrition Information to Plan a Healthy Diet
  • The Principles of Weight Management
  • Understanding Eating Disorders

You will be provided with all the information required for the qualifications, available paper based and online depending on your needs. Alongside the learning materials, you will have the support of a knowledgeable assessor/tutor who will give you advice and guidance on the course content as well as providing robust feedback on the work you complete.

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Course information:

Awarding body:
NCFE
Course duration:
10 Weeks (126 GLH)
Course location:
Across Dorset, Wiltshire, Somerset and Devon within your work setting.

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for those working, or intending to work, in settings such as sport and recreation, exercise and fitness, hospitality and catering or healthcare to give an understanding of nutrition and health to support their role in the workplace.

Key facts:

  • Funded through European Social Fund (Subject to eligibility)
  • Nationally recognised Level 2 Qualification
  • Unit 1 - Explore Principles of Healthy Eating
  • Unit 2 - Consider Nutritional Needs of a Variety of Individuals
  • Unit 3 - Use Food and Nutrition Information to Plan a Healthy Diet
  • Unit 4 - The Principles of Weight Management
  • Unit 5 - Understanding Eating Disorders

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