Lambeth College - L2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health (QCF)
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Nutrition is the key to a healthy body and mind, and understanding the values of a diet and exercise plan is an important part of maintaining overall well-being.

This nationally recognised qualification explores influential factors such as the principles of healthy eating and weight management. The course also introduces nutrition in the context of eating disorders, and explains how to prepare food safely in a home environment. Whether you want to improve your knowledge around diet and health for personal reasons, or wish to develop your employment opportunities, this course provides a comprehensive understanding of the key topics surrounding nutrition and health.

This course is split into 6 manageable units:

Unit 1: Explore principles of healthy eating

Unit 2: Consider 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. Studying via distance learning over approximately a 10-12 week period.

This means you can choose when and where you study.

This course is available:

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Paper-based learning with online assessments

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Depending on your chosen course there may be materials you will need to have in order to attend your studies. If you have any queries about required materials please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment. The qualification is ideal for anyone who wishes to develop their knowledge and skills surrounding diet and health, different forms of nutrition, planning a weight management programme and food safety awareness. . .

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