Achieve a nationally recognised qualification in nutrition and health
Become a Health and Nutrition Coach
This nutrition and health level 2 qualification explores the fundamental principles of healthy eating together with the dietary and nutritional needs of different individuals. Later in the course you will build your skills further by learning how to adopt effective food planning techniques.
This Level 2 nutrition course is popular with aspiring and established UK Fitness Professionals who are keen to offer nutritional coaching services to their clients as an extra service generating an additional income stream. 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.
Health and Nutrition Qualification
This nationally recognised qualification contains 3 concise modules building your knowledge of nutritional habits, different nutritional needs, dietary planning and healthy lifestyle management. You will study from home, with full tutor support on hand, completing short answer workbooks to demonstrate your learning.
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Includes course materials, workbooks, assessment & tutor support
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Pay in full or spread the cost over 3 months
Full online learning with workbook assessment
A nationally recognised and NCFE endorsed certification
WEEKLY START DATES
Choose your start date with weekly enrolments
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 or dietician at a later date.
It is also a great way for UK Fitness Professionals to gain a nutrition qualification and build their personal training services by assisting clients with food planning, weight loss, food planning 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, one of the longest established awarding bodies in the UK.
Is this course for me?
You will gain an award in Nutrition and Health and acquire valuable insight into nutritional services for clients and related career pathways.
Once your course is booked we will simply arrange your enrolment and course welcome and you’re ready to start.
When qualifying with us here at the Academy of Fitness Professionals there’s also the peace of mind that course materials, tutor support, workbooks, assessments and certification fees are all included as standard.
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Our level 2 award in nutrition gives you a firm foundation in nutrition coaching
It’s the person that makes a great Nutritionist
A great Nutrition Coach uses 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.
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Level 2 Health and Nutrition 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.
How is this course delivered?
This course contains 3 modules that are studied online with workbook assessment. There are no exams involved in gaining this certification.
When you have finished a module you fill in a workbook of short answer questions and exercises where you demonstrate your learning.
There are 3 workbooks in total and these form your level 2 Health and Nutrition course portfolio. These are designed to make sure you have understood your course materials and that you can apply them to a level 2 nutrition setting.
Plenty of help is available whilst you are studying with full access to your course tutor by phone or email.
Once you have finished your course you will be sent your certificate by post to your preferred address.
How to get started?
You can book your place on this course by debit or credit card online, or by calling Customer Services on 0845 270 1990.
Choose from our pay in full and three month flexible payment options.
Once your booking is processed we will register you as a student with the Academy of Fitness Professionals and arrange your course welcome and enrolment.
You can then access your course materials and start studying your course.
Level 2 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 aspirations of becoming a UK based nutrition coach then this course is ideal. It is also a great way of understanding more about personal nutritional habits to improve your health and for UK Fitness Professionals to support their clients.
Which health and nutrition qualification will I achieve?
You will gain the NCFE Level 2 Award in Nutrition and Health.
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?
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 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.