Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health

Key Facts
  • Starts August 2020
  • Course Type Distance Learning
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This qualification provides learners with underpinning knowledge in areas such as healthy eating, nutritional needs, weight management, eating disorders and food safety in the home environment. The qualification supports the Government drive to empower individuals to make healthy choices, a key focus of which is the need to educate and change behaviour on diet and nutrition to reduce the prevalence of obesity.

What will I learn

This qualification covers: Explore Principles of Health 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. Principles of Food Safety for the Home Environment.

How will I learn

Module text books are provided with all learning materials included for your directed study.

What's next

Upon completion of the course, students can apply for other distance learning programmes, use as APL for QCF qualifications where appropriate and use their newly acquired knowledge in practice.

Additional Information

A willingness to learn about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and how to promote and encourage this in others.

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