Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health
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.
To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the mandatory units as detailed in the qualification specification. Grades are not awarded. The Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health is internally assessed.
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
If you want an understanding into nutritional health.
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to: • Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care • Level 3 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector • Level 2 qualifications in Hospitality and Catering • Level 2 and 3 qualifications in Exercise and Fitness
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