Understanding Nutrition and Health

TQUK Certificate , Level 2
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Course Information


Our level 2 certificate in understanding nutrition and health is great for both individuals interested in nutrition and health, as well as employers looking for health training courses for their staff. This certificate in understanding nutrition and health provides training in the principles of healthy eating and weight management, nutrition in the context of eating disorders and how to prepare food safely in a home environment.


The effects of diet are felt throughout the body, from the way we look to our mental health so knowing how to maintain a healthy diet is important.

Course units/modules

  • Unit 1: Explore the principles of healthy eating
  • Unit 2: Consider the nutritional needs of a variety of individuals
  • Unit 3: Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
  • Unit 4: The principles of weight management
  • Unit 5: Understanding eating disorders
  • Unit 6: Principles of food safety for the home environment

    Benefits and skills

    Benefits of this programme include:

    • Flexible online delivery
    • Assessed via activities so no exams
    • Useful for personal development or seeking employment
    • Study at your own pace

    Entry requirements

    Aged 19+ , Level 1 English.

    Assessment types

    Written assessments, tasks, and activities.

    Course details

    Duration: 12 weeks
    Study Type: Part time
    Course Code: 89242-01

    Please note that for all courses starting on 9th September, there will be an induction week, WC 2nd September.

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