Online courses | NCFE Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health Level 2

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Course Type: Online courses Awarding Body: NCFE

Why this course?

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Please only apply for courses commencing in the next two months.

This qualification aims to increase understanding of healthy eating and the role of food in maintaining health.

The course will look at the dietary requirements of specific groups of people e.g. diabetics etc.

The programme is delivered online or through a workbook by a range of assessments.

These are assessed by the tutor throughout the programme from induction to completion.

These courses are available to learners who are 19+ and have lived in the UK/EU for the last 3 years. Find out if you are eligible for funding.

The guided learning hours for this course are 126. Students generally spend 8-10 hours on their course each week and complete within 8 weeks.

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees ?
FE0442-1C Start Anytime Online Distance learning: times variable Up to 8 weeks £0.00 Apply

This course is suitable for anyone working with or around food and those working with individuals or groups of people that rely on knowledge of nutrition and its effects on health.

There aren’t any specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However this course is of specific interest to carers, catering staff, those working in the hospitality sector as well as parents.

The programme is delivered online or through a workbook by a range of assessments.These are assessed by the tutor throughout the programme from induction to completion.

Learners are required to undertake the following units:ƒ

  • Unit 1 Explore principles of healthy eatingƒ
  • Unit 2 Consider nutritional needs of a variety of individualsƒ
  • Unit 3 Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
  • ƒUnit 4 The principles of weight managementƒUnit 5 Understanding eating disordersƒUnit 6 Principles of food safety in a home environment

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You will gain the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health (QCF 15 Credits).

This course is suitable for anyone working with or around food and those working with individuals or groups of people that rely on knowledge of nutrition and its effects on health.

This course is free if you are 19 years+ and have lived in the UK/EU for 3 years.

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