Lambeth College - L2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health (NCFE)
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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.

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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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    Assessment Method

    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: Paper-based Paper-based learning with online assessments

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