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Level 2 Award in

Nutrition & 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

  • raise awareness of the dietary requirements of particular individuals

  • provide an understanding of food labelling and the ability to use information from food labels

  • provide a basis for further study and/or career development.

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 healthy eating. There are 3 mandatory units:

  • Explore principles of healthy eating

  • Consider nutritional needs of a variety of individuals

  • Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health

  • Level 2 Certificate in Health and Fitness

  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults ) England

  • Level 2 and 3 qualification in Exercise and Fitness

  • Level 3 qualifications in Health Promotion

  • Level 2 and 3 Diplomas in Sport