Understanding Nutrition and Health Level 2 Certificate

Understanding Nutrition and Health Level 2 Certificate

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

  • provide an understanding of food labelling and the ability to use information from food labels

  • provide information on eating disorders

  • increase understanding of the role of a healthy diet for weight management

  • increase understanding of the principles of food safety in a home environment.

This qualification is designed for a wide range of learners with some existing knowledge of this area who are interested in improving their understanding of nutrition and health.

This qualification is suitable for learners aged 14 and above.

Entry requirements

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification.

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health, learners are required to successfully complete 6 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

  • Unit 04 The principles of weight management

  • Unit 05 Understanding eating disorders

  • Unit 06 Principles of food safety for the home environment

Future career and study opportunities

This qualification enables learners to progress to the Level Health and 3 Social Care courses, or to progress into employment.

Fees Information

Usually, you must be aged 19+ and be a British or Irish citizen that has lived within the UK for at least 3 years. You must also be based in England; however, some postcode exclusions apply - please enquire for confirmation of eligibility

Contact us to confirm funding eligibility.

Contact

If you have a question about this or any other adult and professional course, email parttimeadmissions@newcollege.ac.uk or call 01793 611470

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