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Improving Personal Health, Exercise and Nutrition

Course Code: CIPHEN

Level: 2
Subject area: Sport & Leisure
Awarding body: NCFE
Qualification: Certificate
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Evening
Duration: 12 weeks (plus blended learning)
When you'll study: Thursdays, 5.30pm to 8.30pm

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About the course

This qualification aims to equip you with a detailed understanding of the concepts of health and wellbeing, including basic anatomy and physiology. You will learn about the role of nutrition in exercise, including energy requirements and fluid replacement, and then learn about how to measure personal fitness levels and create a personal programme of exercise and nutrition.

What you'll learn

Unit 1: Understand health, wellbeing and exercise

In this unit, you will cover the concepts of health and wellbeing, factors that could have a negative impact on health and wellbeing, factors that can affect personal motivation, and the basics of anatomy and physiology.

Unit 2: Understand the role of nutrition in exercise

You will learn about diet and nutrition, energy requirements and fluid replacement for exercise.

Unit 3: Plan and prepare for personal exercise and nutrition

In the third and final unit of this course, your employees will learn about the importance of exercising safely, how to measure personal fitness levels, how to follow an appropriate personal programme of exercise and nutrition, and how to evaluate a personal programme of exercise and nutrition.

Entry requirements

You will need to hold level 1 qualifications in English and maths.

Assessments/Exams

Coursework, assessments, participation in a fitness test.

What's next?

Upon successful completion of this course, you may progress onto a range of nutrition or fitness courses at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.