Level 2 Certificate in Nutrition and Health - MK College

Level 2 Certificate in Nutrition and Health

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LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE IN UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION AND HEALTH

What will I do?

The Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health comprises of six units:

  • Unit 1 – Explain principles of health 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

*Funding is subject to learners meeting set eligibility criteria; this may be discussed prior to the start of any course. Learners must be aged 19+ and have lived in the EU for the past three years. Please note that a withdrawal fee of £90 is payable if learners decide to withdraw from the course.

What’s next?

By undertaking this course, you will gain formal recognition by obtaining a nationally recognised qualification. This will enable you to further your own continuous professional development, which could support you in improving your career prospects. You can also progress onto further qualifications.

Is it for me?

This course will be suitable for anyone who is interested in improving their knowledge and understanding of health and nutrition. It will be suitable for learners working within the health and fitness or nutrition industry.

HOW MUCH WILL I HAVE TO STUDY EACH WEEK?

This qualification requires three to four hours of study each week using the distance learning workbooks.  In addition you will be required to successfully complete the tutor marked written assessments as evidence of achievement.

This course takes ten weeks to complete.  You can start the course at any time of the year.

WHAT KIND OF QUALIFICATION IS THIS?

Learners will receive a nationally recognised qualification by successfully completing this course. The Level 2 Certificate in Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition is awarded by NCFE.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

The course requires two assessments to be completed and passed to achieve the qualification.

ARE THERE ANY ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?

Students must be at least 19 years of age to enrol for the course.

Applicants aged 19-23 are eligible if they have already achieved a full Level 2 qualification or equivalent. Please contact us for clarification if required.

Applicants aged 24+ do not require any prior academic qualifications, but need a reasonable level of English language ability in order to complete a distance learning course.

Applicants must have lived in the EU for the last three years, currently reside in England, with a postcode outside of Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, Cambridge & Peterborough, Tees Valley, and the West Midlands. Please contact providers in your local area for alternative options.

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