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Level 2 Certificate Understanding Nutrition and Health

Subject Area

Sport, Military & Emergency Services

Student Type


Study Mode

Distance Learning

Course Type

Adult Further Education

What is the course about?

This qualification aims to increase your understanding of the principles of healthy eating, the role of food in maintaining health, and planning and achieving a healthy diet. The course also explores the specific dietary requirements of different individuals and how these requirements can change throughout their lives. You will also investigate food labelling and how to use information from food labels.

Why should I choose the course?

This qualification is designed for students who wish to enhance their knowledge of nutrition, understand the impact of diet and nutrition, and learn how to improve their health. This is a valuable qualification which could enhance your own quality of life or even lead you towards a related career.

What will I learn?

This course covers various nutrition and health modules, including:

  • Principles of healthy eating
  • Nutritional needs of a variety of individuals
  • Using food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet.

What will the course lead on to?

If you would like to work in the health sector, this course will boost your skills and make a valuable addition to your CV. It will also provide you with valuable skills which can be applied to your own life. If you wish to progress on to a related qualification, these can be viewed on our website. For more information, contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400 or

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home.

What are the entry requirements?

You should have access and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.

If you are aged 19-23 you must hold a full level 2 qualification.

If you are currently undertaking an apprenticeship programme you will be exempt from enrolling on this course.

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.

Careers Information

Course options

Start Any Time

20 Weeks
Class Times
Distance Learning
In your own time
Adult Fee
16-18 Fee
Contact College

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Fees Information
This course is FREE*. If you fail to complete the course you will be charged £100 to cover the cost of registration. *Ts&Cs apply.

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