Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health
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
This qualification aims to develop learners' understanding of nutrition, healthy eating and weight management. The qualification covers the principles of healthy eating and the nutritional needs of different groups. Learners will gain an understanding of how to plan healthy diets, weight management, eating disorders and the effects of both balanced and disordered eating on health and wellbeing.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
This qualification is suitable for a wide range of learners with some existing knowledge of healthy eating who want to improve their understanding of nutrition.
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into a qualifications in a number of different sectors such as Hospitality and Catering, Active Leisure and Fitness and Health and Social Care.
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