Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health


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

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Mandatory  units

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


What are the entry requirements?

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.

This qualification is suitable for learners aged 14 and above.


Total cost: £399


The Distance Learning course: The distance learning course is done at your own pace with a Tutor's Support & Guidance. All necessary materials will be sent to you by Special royal mail delivery once you book the course. We recommend the distance learning course for Individual's with competence or experience. Once you book this course, you will be given up to 1 Academic year to complete the assignments. However If you finish earlier, you will be awarded early. (You do not need to wait for up to 1 year)


Future Progression:

. 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



You can book this course by telephone Tel: 02089658255 (For immediate booking) or Online. Alternatively, you also can walk into our offices to book your course. All reading and exam materials will be provided upon completion of bookings.