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Nutrition and Health L2 Certificate at Bishop Auckland College

Course description

Not everyone can attend regular classes Flexible Learning means you can study at your leisure at times and locations to suit you. More and more employers/employees are choosing to study on a Flexible Learning course to support their work force development and training needs. The courses can be offered in the work place or in a venue within the community if you do not have a place of work and built around the needs of your business or training requirements. Instead of you coming to us, the College comes to you. All of our tutors are specialists in their vocational area and offer exceptionally high quality one-to-one support to learners. Whatever your background or experience, we believe there will be a programme of interest to you.

Course content

You will be required to complete 5 units of study. This course will cover: Unit 1: Explore the principles of healthy eating Diet and health Components of a healthy diet Nutrients and their role in maintaining health Healthy food preparation Food safety awareness Personal hygiene and cleaning Preventing contamination. Unit 2: Consider nutritional needs of a variety of individuals Know the nutritional needs of children, young people and older people Understand special dietary requirements. Unit 3: Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet Understand food labelling and food additives Apply principles of healthy eating. Unit 4: The principles of weight management Risks associated with bad weight management Body image Planning a short term weight management programme. Unit 5: Understanding eating disorders Connections between food and feelings Accessing support. Learners are required to complete assessments that are based upon the information and activities within the learning materials provided. There is no end test or multiple choice exam for this course.

Future opportunities

The qualification will help learners to identify and develop both their knowledge and skills surrounding diet and health, how to prepare healthy food for different groups of people and food safety awareness. The programme will also look in detail at the principles of weight management and the dangers of eating disorders. Upon completion of the course you will receive a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification.


What can I do when I finish?

By undertaking this programme, you will be able to further your own continuous professional development, which may improve your career prospects, or you can progress onto further qualifications or another Flexible Learning course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bishop Auckland College directly.

Last updated date: 09 February 2016
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