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Distance Learning

TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Nutrition and Health

Subject Area
Health & Social Care
Start Date
Variable
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
9 Weeks

The purpose of the qualification is to increase your knowledge and understanding of nutrition and healthy eating. It covers the following areas: Principles of healthy eating: nutritional needs of a variety of individuals; using food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet; principles of weight management; eating disorders and food safety for the home environment.

This course is ideal, regardless of whether you work in the healthcare or fitness industry and want to enhance your existing knowledge, or simply want to make some healthy lifestyle adjustments to your own habits. You’ll gain an understanding of creating a diet and exercise plan that’s tailored to the individual and how to achieve maximum desired results.

Free to study.*

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, learners should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Course units

Core units for this online qualification include:

  • Consider Nutritional Needs of a Variety of Individuals
  • Explore the Principles of Healthy Eating
  • Principles of Food Safety for the Home Environment
  • The Principles of Weight Management
  • Understanding Eating Disorders
  • Use Food and Nutrition Information to Plan a Healthy Diet

Additional information

All materials are provided for you to complete the course. However, you will need access to a PC/laptop and suitable Wi-Fi to access teaching and learning.

Course length & timescale

Length of programme: 9 weeks
Total qualification time: 150 hours

Please note these are average and estimated figures and may not be a true representative for all individuals.

Course fees

*Most students over the age of 19 will be able to study these courses for free, however, please contact us if you’re aged 19-23 and do not yet have a full Level 2 qualification (five GCSEs grade 9-4/A*-C, NVQ Level 2 or higher) as additional eligibility criteria may apply.

If you need help or support with any of our online distance learning courses please call us on 01904 770827 to speak to one of our Distance Learning Coordinators.

Qualification outcome

TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Nutrition and Health.

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