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L2 Understanding Nutrition and Health Level 2 | Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health (RQF)

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Summary

Please note you may only enrol on one course at a time, however you may enrol on additional courses upon completion of your current course.

To meet the funding requirements of this course:

  • You must be aged 19 years or over as of 31/08/2021
  • You must have lived in the EU for the last three years
  • You must currently reside in England
  • If you are aged 19-23 and do not already hold a Full Level 2 Qualification we will need to discuss options with you prior to commencing your course.


You will need to understand that:

  • This is a Level 2 qualification and a reasonable level of English is beneficial to completing
     the typical duration of this course is 12 weeks and self-commitment should be made to allow yourself time to provide detailed responses to the assignments.
  • We recommend spending a minimum of 2-4 hours per week on this course
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Course Information

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.

The 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.

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

Benefits of completing this course. You will:

  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Improve your skills to help create a long-standing career pathway in your chosen industry
  • Choose when and where to study, as courses are delivered as distance learning
  • Have the support you need to succeed, as personal tutors are assigned to you.

How will I learn?

You will study via an online platform or if preferred you can have paper booklets to research and to submit your answers.

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Progression routes

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    L2 Certificate Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care
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With you every step of the way!

  • Get more from your online courses, let us help you succeed with bespoke packages led by our dedicated online support team
  • Occupational specialists and tutors just a click away to support you
  • Access to a free online community for those suffering with adverse mental health, 24 hours a day
  • Enjoy incredible discounts while you study with your NUS/Totum student card
  • New to online learning? Require additional support? Let us help you with each step you take.

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For more information about this course please email [email protected].

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Dates and Enrolment for this course

Course information last updated: Wednesday 29th June 2022 @ 8.30am (9 hours ago)

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Availability Online courses gives you the flexibility to learn from the comfort of your own home. Learners will be provided with comprehensive online learning materials which will be available via the chosen online learning platform. Access to this platform will be sent via email once your enrolment has been accepted.

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Course fees explained

The course fee can usually be broken down to three components which are Materials (resources required to study the course, for example stationary, books and other equipment), Tuition (teaching, classroom etc) and Exams. Depending on age, financial circumstances and a number of other factors you could be asked to pay the full fee or just elements of it. Usually Learners under 19s studying Full-Time courses have just Material fee costs to pay, over 19s on Full-Time or Part-Time courses usually have materials, exams and tuition fees to pay. Find out more about Understanding Fees

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