Diet and Nutrition Certificate | Innovate Awarding

Certificate in Diet and Nurtition

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Certificate in Diet and Nutrition

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 IAO Level 3 Certificate in Diet and Nutrition is designed to equip learners with an understanding of the principles of diet and nutrition. This qualification covers a wide range of nutritional issues including; food additives and labelling, healthy eating, weight management and roles and responsibilities within the field. This qualification focuses on dietary planning for a wide range of individuals and groups including; children and young people, older adults, individuals engaged in sports and exercise and individuals with restricted diets.

Entry Guidance

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification however Learners must be at least 19 years of age.

This qualification is suitable for a wide range of learners who are looking to improve their understanding of diet and nutrition. Learners may find it useful if they have already completed a Level 2 qualification in this or a related area.

Progression Opportunities

On completion of this qualification you could continue your study and progress to further qualifications at higher levels in areas such as nutrition, coaching or dietetics.

 If you are employed in areas such as care or allied health professions then this qualification may provide professional development to help understand the nutritional and dietary requirements of those you are working with within the boundaries of your role.


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