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Level 2 Understanding Nutrition and Health
B01626

This course will be delivered online.

This Level 2 qualification is ideal for anyone who wishes to develop their knowledge and skills surrounding diet and health, different forms of nutrition, planning a weight management programme and food safety awareness.

Nutrition is the key to a healthy body and mind, and understanding the values of a diet and exercise plan is an important part of maintaining overall well-being. This nationally recognised qualification explores influential factors such as the principles of healthy eating and weight management. The course also introduces nutrition in the context of eating disorders, and explains how to prepare food safely in a home environment. Whether you want to improve your knowledge around diet and health for personal reasons, or wish to develop your employment opportunities, this course provides a comprehensive understanding of the key topics surrounding nutrition and health.

Course Content

This course is split into six manageable units:

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 Unit 6: Principles of food safety for the home environment

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on 31st August prior to the course start date.

To be eligible for this Level 2 course you must be 19 or over on 31st August prior to the course start date. You must have Level 1 English skills (e.g. Functional Skills English). If you are not able to produce evidence of an English qualification, you will be required to take a short assessment. To ensure this course and style of learning is suitable for you, we will also require you to complete a short course application and attend a brief [online] interview. You must have access to the necessary I.T equipment and internet service to study on this course. A PC, laptop or tablet is recommended.

Assessment Methods

This course is conducted via Distance Learning you will submit all assignment work through the learning platform. You will be assigned an assessor and you will receive feedback via the learning platform.

Additional Information

This course is delivered via the EQUAL learning platform, an award-winning, learning resource of the highest quality. Resources are designed to be engaging and interactive to keep you focused on your learning at all times. Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study, although you are expected to complete your course within the given timeframe. We will ensure you get all the support you need throughout your course in the form of a personal course assessor.