Nutrition for Physical Activity Award - Innovate Awarding Body

Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity

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Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity

Assessment Requirements Portfolio of Evidence

This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by Centre staff and externally quality assured by Innovate Awarding External Quality Advisors (EQAs).

Aims and Objectives of the Qualification

The Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity is a specialised qualification designed for qualified fitness instructors and personal trainers. It equips Learners with the underpinning knowledge and understanding to be able to apply nutrition principles to an exercise and physical activity programme in support of client goals.

Entry Guidance

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. This qualification is suitable for those who work within the Active Leisure sector. Progression Opportunities Learners may progress to roles within gyms or sports and fitness centres or work on a self-employed basis as personal trainers or fitness instructors offering specialist nutrition advice. On completion of this qualification, Learners may progress to:

      Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training 


      Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Personal Training


      Level 3 Award in Adapting Exercise for Older Adults 


      Level 3 Award in Adapting Exercise for Ante and Post Natal Participants 


      Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral


    Level 3 Award in Employment Rights and Responsibilities in Active Leisure and Learning 


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