Understanding Nutrition & Health
Distance Learning Level 2 Certificate
This qualification could assist you in gaining employment opportunities in roles such as a Nutritionist or Chef.
- Type of study
- Distance Education, Part-Time
- Examination board
Availability & Details
A requirement for the course is that you have a minimum of Level 1 in English and Mathematics or be prepared to sit an English and Mathematics assessment to establish your current levels. Please discuss any queries regarding your English and Mathematics because all applications will be considered on an individual basis.
On this online course you will study the following units:
- Explore the principles of healthy eating
- Consider the nutritional needs of a variety of individuals
- Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
- The principles of weight management
- Understanding eating disorders
- Principles of food safety for the home environment
All learning will take place using an interactive distance learning platform with a virtual tutor and an HSDC assessor, who will be on hand for any queries and will mark your assessments and provide you with feedback.
You will be assessed through online assessments.
Upon completion of this course, you could progress to another Distance Learning programme or transfer your skills to an appropriate job role such as a Nutritionist or Chef.
Future Career Opportunities
The tutors were really supportive and it was all thanks to them that I have achieved what I have. I’ve also made loads of great friends and really enjoyed my time at the college.Lizaveta Sinkerich, A Level student
I’m very, very happy, I didn’t expect to do so well. The College has been helpful and supportive. I loved my courses, and the teachers were really good – every single one of them. The facilities are great, but it’s the staff that really make this place.Matthew Randell, A Level student
My experience at the college was enjoyable and productive, with thoroughly helpful people surrounding you, an excellent experience. I wasn’t expecting it to be as good as it was, with the work shop time and experience I had, it was a great two years preparing me for the next stage.Edward Smith, BTEC student