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Certificate in Nutrition and Health

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Course CodeM0898
Academic Year1718
DatesEnrolments throughout the year
Location NameIndustry Based
AreaBusiness Partnership
Mode Of ProvisionDistance Learning
IntroductionAn introduction to the principles of healthy eating and how diet is closely linked to health. This includes studying the diseases that can result from a poor diet and the nutrients and food groups needed for a balanced diet. The qualification also examines the nutritional needs and energy requirements of a variety of individuals including special diets and food allergies.
Study OutlineThe qualification explores the principles of healthy eating and considers the nutritional needs of a variety of individuals, including Food Safety. You will learn how food labelling can be used to help plan a healthy diet. Also, you will gain an awareness of eating disorders and look at the principles of weight management and how diets can be planned to aid weight-loss and weight-gain.
Entry RequirementsThe qualification is available for learners who are 19+ at the start of the Academic year. There are no specific learning requirements but learners will need to demonstrate that they can fulfil the requirements of the awarding body assessment criteria and comply with the relevant literacy and numeracy aspects of the qualification
EquipmentEach learner receives a set of high quality learning materials comprising assessment booklets and knowledge and understanding books which are a valuable resource to keep for reference purposes.
AttendanceThe qualification is delivered over a period of 12 weeks.
AssessmentLearners receive the support of a dedicated assessor and complete Unit Assessments to demonstrate that they have met the qualification learning aims and assessment criteria.
ProgressionPlease see the college website for more details of our range of short level 2 qualifications offered by distance learning. Contact the BPO team on 02476243504 or email distance.learning@nwhc.ac.uk.
QualificationLevel 2 Certificate in Nutrition and Health
Awarding BodyCACHE
Level2
Available Full-time?N
Available Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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