Level 2 Nutrition and Health Course
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Become a Nutrition Coach
This Nutrition qualification explores the fundamental principles of healthy eating together with the dietary needs of different individuals. Later in the course you will build on the knowledge gained by learning how to adopt effective food planning techniques.
This Level 2 Nutrition course is popular with aspiring and established Fitness Professionals who are keen to offer additional nutritional services to their clients. It is also well suited to those seeking to broaden personal understanding of nutrition and how to improve their own lifestyle, dietary habits and holistic health.
A Nutrition and Health qualification
Gain a Level 2 accreditation
Achieve 12 QCF credits
Suitable for pre 16 and above
Qualify from 3 weeks
Our best value Nutrition course
Why choose our Level 2 Nutrition course?
This short foundation course is perfectly suited to students who are thinking of progressing to become a nutritionist at a later date.
It is also a great way for Fitness Professionals to gain a nutrition qualification and build their personal training services by assisting clients with food planning, weight loss and building positive nutritional habits.
You will gain the Level 2 Award in Nutrition and Health, a nationally recognised qualification which is endorsed by the NCFE awarding body.
Level 2 Nutrition and Health – Course Overview
Level 2 Nutrition and Health - Course Structure
Study three easy to follow modules within your nutrition course. Modules 1 and 2 develop your knowledge of the connection between healthy eating and nutritional needs amongst different individuals together with the role this plays in maintaining health. Module 3 then builds on your practical nutritional programme design skills. Once you’ve passed you’ll be able to help clients with their diet and weight loss goals.
Explore the principles of healthy eating
Discover how diet affects a person’s health and the role of food groups in maintaining health.
Consider the nutritional needs of a variety of individuals
Build your knowledge of how nutritional needs vary amongst individuals and the factors that create barriers to healthy eating. Explore key factors such as age, special dietary requirements, religious beliefs and allergies.
Use food and nutritional information to plan a healthy diet
Learn how to analyse diet and make recommendations for improvement.
Health and Nutrition Course - FAQ’s
The most common questions we’re asked about our Health and Nutrition course are listed here. If your question isn’t covered, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Why choose this Health and Nutrition course?
If you are keen to learn more about nutrition perhaps with aspiration of becoming a nutritionist then this course is ideal. It is also a great way of understanding more about personal nutritional habits to improve your health and for Fitness Professionals to support their clients.
Which qualification will I achieve?
You will gain the Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) Level 2 Award in Nutrition and Health which also comes with 12 recognised credits.
How is the Health and Nutrition Course assessed?
As part of your course you’ll compile your own portfolio of evidence to gain this qualification. There are no exams and you can both study and complete your portfolio at a pace that’s right for you.
Do I need any existing skills or sports abilities?
No previous qualifications are required however it is helpful if you have a genuine interest in nutrition. Our Nutrition Courses are about developing your skills and knowledge and your personal dietary or exercise habits will not affect your progress on this course.
What previous education is required?
There are no previous education requirements for you to complete this Nutrition Course.
How old do I need to be?
This course is suitable for pre 16 and above.
How long does the course take to finish?
Many of our students complete this course from 3 weeks, however there is no set time limit enabling you to study at your own pace with the peace of mind that you have a maximum of two years to become qualified.
Is there any expiry date?
No. You will always have this nationally recognised NCFE fitness qualification to hand.
We believe it’s the person that makes a great Nutrition Coach by using their knowledge and inter-personal skills to help others develop positive nutritional habits that support long term health.
You will be learning from qualified expert Nutrition Coaches and Personal Trainers who have many years of fitness industry experience to share with you. What’s more, your Nutrition course tutor will oversee your progress and be on hand to support your learning journey every step of the way.