This qualification is for those who wish to obtain basic knowledge and understanding of human nutrition and how it affects health. The objective is to provide learners with a basic knowledge of human nutrition and equip them with an awareness of the importance of healthy eating.
The qualification provides an introduction to the importance and principles of a well-balanced diet, current public health guidance on healthy eating and the relationship between diet and health.
Fully government-funded places are available for anyone: who is over 19, currently lives in England and has lived within the EU for the last three years. The Student would have to provide proof of ID, proof of Address (dated the last 2 months), proof of National Insurance Number and proof of Settled or Pre-Settled Status (only for EU students).
Nutrition and Health Content
- Develop learners’ understanding of the importance of eating healthily and maintaining hydration.
- Develop learners’ understanding of food choices and how to make healthy choices.
- Help learners plan a healthy diet for themselves and others.
- Increase understanding of eating disorders, the connections between food and feelings, and ways to seek help and support.
There are no recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, we recommend candidates have a level of literacy and numeracy equivalent to Level 1. All students would have to attend an initial assessment test.
To be awarded the Level 1 Award in Nutrition and Health learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units as detailed in the qualification specification. Assessment consists of a required workbook evaluated both internally and through external quality assurance.
Dates and times
Tuesday and Wednesday 10-12 pm or 12 pm to 2 pm.
Upon successful completion of this course, candidates will be awarded a Level 1 Award Certificate in Nutrition
More information at the reception of the college.