This qualification increases understanding of the principles of healthy eating and the role of food in maintaining health. Provides and understanding of how an individual’s dietary requirements change throughout their life. Raises awareness of the dietary requirements of particular individuals. Provides a better understanding of food labelling. Provides a basis for further study and/or career development.
Who is it for?
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. Parents, carers, catering staff and students may find this qualification of particular benefit.
On successful completion of this course, you will receive an NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition & Health.
This course is delivered over a number of months via distance learning.
What will I learn?
- Explore principles of healthy eating
- Consider nutritional needs of a variety of individuals
- Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
- Principles of weight management
- Understanding eating disorders
- Principles of food safety for the home environment
You will be assessed by completion of a learning work-book supported by feedback from your tutor. The workbook contains reflective activities designed to reinforce your learning and test your knowledge.