Level 2 Certificate In Understanding Nutrition & Health

Study That Works Around You

Apply Online
Ask a Question
Study Type
Part Time
Study Tier
Start Date
Jaroslaw Marczuk

Course Overview

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.

Who Is Suitable?

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.

What You Will Learn

This course is split into six 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


• Gain a nationally recognised qualification
• Improve your skills to help create a long-standing career pathway in your chosen industry
• Courses are delivered as distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where to study
• Personal tutors are assigned to ensure you have the support needed to succeed.

Learning Method

Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. This course is available as: online, paper-based and paper-based learning with online assessments.

Find Out About

Childcare Facilities

Tops Day Nurseries offers flexible hours, so you only book and pay for the hours you need.

Support Menu

Advice & Guidance


The Isle of Wight College
Medina Way
Isle of Wight
PO30 5TA
United Kingdom
The Isle of Wight College © 2021
Privacy PolicyTerms Of ServiceFeedback