Nutrition and Health Award (Online) Level 1

Subject Area Fitness
Course Type Adult Learning
Qualification Level 1
Start Date September 2020
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Nutrition and Health Award (Online) Level 1

This qualification is a great opportunity to improve your understanding of nutrition and health. You can complete the course online, allowing you the flexibility of studying in your own time.

The topics you will cover include: understanding the importance of eating healthily and maintaining hydration, developing your understanding of food choices, how to plan a healthy diet for yourself and others, eating disorders, the connections between food and emotions and how to seek help and support. There is a range of online teaching materials that you will work your way through, and at the end of each section you will complete a short assessment.

The course is structured in small sections so that you can complete a section even if you only have a short amount of time. The total study time for this course is 43 hours, and there are three units of assessment to complete.

Please note that all assessment work must be completed within a month of your first login, and you will be required to complete an enrolment form prior to starting the course.

There are no specific entry requirements for this course, however it is recommended that you are confident in using computers and have regular internet access. You must be aged 19+ and have lived in the UK for the last three years. To claim full subsidy, please contact to see if you are eligible.

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Course Details

Entry Requirements
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  • You will require good literacy and IT skills
  • You should have a genuine interest in this subject
What will I learn?
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  • Understanding the importance of eating healthily and maintaining hydration

  • Developing your understanding of food choices

  • How to plan a healthy diet for yourself and others

  • Eating disorders

  • The connections between food and emotions

  • How to seek help and support

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This course costs: £0.00

This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable).

If you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.

You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.

To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.

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