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Nutrition and Health

Course Code: CANH
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: Award
  • Awarding body: Northern Council for Further Education (NCFE)
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Course type: Part-time
  • Time of day: Daytime
  • When you'll study: Thursdays, 9.30am - 3.30pm

What's it all about?

This qualification aims to: 

  • increase understanding of the principles of healthy eating and the role of food in maintaining health 

  • increase confidence in planning and achieving a healthy diet 

  • provide an understanding of how an individual’s dietary requirements change throughout their life 

  • raise awareness of the dietary requirements of particular individuals • provide an understanding of food labeling and the ability to use information from food labels 

  • provide a basis for further study and/or career development.

Course information

This qualification consists of the following mandatory units: 

  • Unit 01 Explore principles of healthy eating 

  • Unit 02 Consider nutritional needs of a variety of individuals 

  • Unit 03 Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet.

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification. However, you may find it helpful if you’ve already achieved a level 1 qualification.

To be awarded the Level 2 Award in Nutrition and Health you must successfully demonstrate your achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of all three mandatory units.

Upon successful completion, you may progress to the following courses:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing 

  • Level 2 Award in Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition 

  • Level 2 Certificate in Nutrition and Health.

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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