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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

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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 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.

Short course

Course Code: PTS-BDE

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £35

B Reduced Course Fee (for eligible students): £0

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A  or   B
19 - 23 A  or   B(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A  or   B

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.