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Understanding the Importance of a Balanced Diet and Regular Exercise

Course Code: PTS-BDE

Level: 1
Subject area: Childcare, Health & Social Care
Awarding body: OCNL
Qualification: Award
Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One day
When you'll study: Monday 9.00am - 6.00pm

About the course

The OCNLR Level 1 Award in Understanding the Importance of a Balanced Diet and Regular exercise aims to help you understand the importance of a balanced diet and regular exercise to a healthy lifestyle. This Award is useful for those who want to know more about the topic in a personal or professional capacity.

What you'll learn

This course will cover a range of topics including:

  • the foods that are essential to a balanced diet
  • how diet can contribute to a healthy lifestyle
  • types of exercise and exercise recommendations
  • how regular exercise contributes to a healthy lifestyle.
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


There are no exams, but you will complete module assessments.

What's next?

On successful completion of this course, you could go on to study the OCNLR Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health and Wellbeing.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.

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 an Expression of Interest form.
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