Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health - Online

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.

Gain a nationally recognised qualification.

What will I study?

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

How will I be assessed?

Online assessments.

How will the course be delivered?

Courses are delivered as distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where to study.

Additional information

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide 2019 Full-time Course Guide 2020 Part-Time Course Guide