Level 1 Award in Nutrition and Health

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Looking to become a Nutritionist?

If you have an interest in nutrition and are keen to explore the subject matter further this short nutrition course will equip you with the knowledge and insight to help plan your future career.

Many students who choose this course progress to a level 2 nutrition qualification with aspirations to become a Nutritionist or become a Personal Trainer.

Key Course Features

  • A foundation Nutrition and Health qualification

  • Gain a Level 1 accreditation

  • Achieve 5 QCF credits

  • Suitable for pre 16 and above

  • Qualify from 3 weeks

  • 3 Easy to follow course modules

Why choose our Nutrition and Health course?

Keen to work in the health, public services and care sectors? Take the first step with our nutrition and health course which provides a great insight into the importance of healthy eating and hydration, planning healthy diets and eating disorders. In addition, you will consider the relationships between food and feelings and alternative routes to help and support.

Upon completion of this short course you will have gained valuable insight of the essential role food plays in healthy lifestyle and human function and will gain the Level 1 Award in Nutrition and Health.

For many of our students this foundation level qualification route offers a valuable stepping stone into further study and career development, for example, by progressing to a Level 2 Nutrition Course.

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Nutrition Course Overview

An entry level qualification

Leads to your Level 1 Award in Nutrition and Health.

An endorsed qualification

This course is endorsed by the NCFE awarding body.

Blended Learning

Study from home with full tutor support.

Flexible Payment Options

Save 20% on fees when you pay in full or spread the cost over 3 months.

Nutrition and Health Course Fees

Payment Method

Pay in full




A 20% saving on course fees

Payment Method

Pay over 3 months


£75.00 per month


Total course fees £225.00

Nutrition Course Structure

Study 3 easy to follow modules and gain valuable skills to progress onto a level 2 nutrition course or level 2 Fitness Instructor course. Start your journey towards a health, public service or care sector role in the future.




Introductory awareness of the importance of healthy eating and drinking for adults


Develop your understanding of what we mean by a healthy diet and why hydration is so essential for human function.




Planning healthy diets


Learn how to plan a healthy diet and select healthy food options.




Understanding eating disorders


Understand how to recognise the signs and symptoms and effects on health of various eating disorders together with how to access additional information and support.

Level 1 Nutrition Course - FAQ’s

The most common questions we’re asked about our level 1 nutrition course are listed here. If your question isn’t covered, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Why choose our Nutrition course?

If you’re keen to develop your knowledge and skills in nutrition and health then this online nutrition course will build your understanding of healthy eating, healthy diet and eating disorders. This is a great start point for many fitness, health, public service and care sector careers in the future.

Which qualification will I achieve?

On successful completion of this course you will receive the Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) Level 1 Award in Nutrition and Health together with 5 credits.

How is the 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 nutrition, health or fitness industry training is required to complete this course.

What previous education is required?

No formal education is required making this the perfect entry point for your fitness industry training.

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, you have a total of 2 years to complete your course which means you can study at the pace that’s best suited to you.

Is there any expiry date?

No, once you have qualified we will send you your Level 1 Award in Nutrition and Health certification which you will always have to hand.

We believe it’s the person that makes a great Nutritionist. Our Level 1 Award in Nutrition and Health will equip you with the industry knowledge, skills and confidence so that you are ready to plan your future career in fitness, nutrition and health, public service or the care sector.

You will be learning from qualified expert Nutritionists who have many years of fitness industry experience to share with you. What’s more your tutor will oversee your progress and be on hand to support your learning journey every step of the way.

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