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Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition

Course Code: CIPHEN
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: Certificate
  • Awarding body: Northern Council for Further Education (NCFE)
  • Duration: 12 weeks (plus blended learning)
  • Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Part-time
  • Time of day: Flexible
  • When you'll study: Distance learning - learn at a time and pace to suit you from the comfort of your own home

What's it all about?

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.

Course information

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.

Please note that this course is only available to those 19 years old or over.

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

Coursework, assessments, participation in a fitness test.

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

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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Future careers

What you could earn:

Physiotherapists

£53,169.82

Potential salary

£17,980.49

Entry level salary

£35,953.00

Average salary

14

Annual openings in Plymouth

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