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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Nutrition and Health

The NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Nutrition and Health is a fantastic qualification for anyone wanting to recognise the importance of a healthy lifestyle and enhance their knowledge of a balanced diet, including key facts about nutrition.

Benefits for the business:

- Up-skill members of staff

- No cost to you or your organisation

- They can be used as part of a staff benefit or development scheme

- Further educates your staff in areas relevant to the business.

Benefits for the employees:

- Gain a nationally recognised qualification

- Enhance both personal skills and professional development

- Courses are delivered as distance learning

- Personal tutors are assigned to ensure learners have the support needed.

This course is available:

Online

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Paper-based

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Paper-based with online assessments.

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You can complete this course on our interactive online learning platform, EQUAL, where your knowledge will be assessed through a series of short answer questions with no examinations.



Course
Course

This course is split into manageable units. These are:

Unit 1: Explore the principles of healthy eating

This unit explores healthy diets and how a person’s diet affects their health. Learners also look at lifestyle diseases, the role of different nutrients, how to plan a healthy meal and how to prepare food.

Unit 2: Consider nutritional needs of a variety of individuals

Learners look at how nutritional needs vary with age and this unit explores the needs of children and older people, as well as the special dietary requirements of certain groups. The factors that create barriers to healthy eating for individuals are also explained.

Unit 3: Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet

Learners will gain an awareness of the information placed on food labels and how this can be used to plan healthy meals and encourage a healthy diet. The advantages and disadvantages of food additives are explained and learners will evaluate their own diet.

Unit 4: The principles of weight management

This unit explores the risks associated with ineffective weight management and effective methods of weight management. Learners will look at how body image can influence weight management and will learn how to plan a short-term weight management programme.

Unit 5: Understanding eating disorders

Learners will explore different eating disorders and their effect on health and well-being. This unit also provides an understanding of the connection between food and feelings and explains how to access information and support surrounding eating disorders.

This course is available:

Online

Online - Click here to play video and learn more.

Paper-based

Paper-based - Click here to play video and learn more.

Paper-based with online assessments.

Paper-based with online assessments - Click here to play video and learn more.

You can complete this course on our interactive online learning platform, EQUAL, where your knowledge will be assessed through a series of short answer questions with no examinations.

The qualification is ideal for anyone who wishes to identify and develop both their knowledge and skills surrounding diet and health, different forms of nutrition, how to prepare healthy food for different groups of people and food safety awareness.

This programme will also explore in detail the principles of weight management and the dangers of eating disorders.

There are no videos for this course.

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