UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION AND HEALTH CERTIFICATE

LEVEL 2: Online Course
EXAMINING BODY: NCFE CACHE

This free online course is ideal for adults looking to further their personal and professional development by understanding more about nutrition. Complete the online resources to achieve a nationally recognised qualification.

The number of obese people in the UK has more than trebled in the last 25 years, reaching what many doctors believe to be ‘epidemic’ proportions.

Insufficient nutrition can lead to a variety of health-threatening conditions; understanding the benefits of a balanced diet and the role of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease is fundamental.

You will increase your understanding of food safety for the home environment and be able to evidence your competency to employers. 

You will:

  • explore principles of healthy eating
  • consider nutritional needs of a variety of individuals
  • use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
  • learn the principles of weight management
  • build an understanding of eating disorders.

How quickly you progress is up to you but typically learners take approximately 12-16 weeks to complete the qualification using the online resources.

Support is available throughout the course from your Assessor should you want advice and guidance.

The qualification will be fully funded (free to you) if you meet the following criteria:

  • You must be aged 19 years or over at the beginning of the academic year 
  • You must permanently reside in the UK
  • You must have lived in the EU for 3 years.