Understanding Nutrition and Health

The number of obese people in the UK has more than trebled in the last 25 years, reaching what many doctors believe to be ‘epidemic’ proportions. Insufficient nutrition can lead to a variety of health-threatening conditions; understanding the benefits of a balanced diet and the role of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease is fundamental.


  • Unit 1 – Explore Principles of Healthy Eating
  • Unit 2 – Consider Nutritional Needs of a Variety of Individuals
  • Unit 3 – Use Food and Nutrition Information to Plan a Healthy Diet
  • Unit 4 – The Principles of Weight Management
  • Unit 5 – Understanding Eating Disorders
  • Unit 6 – Principles of Food Safety for the Home Environment
  • Unit 7 – DSE Risk Assessment
  • Unit 8 – COSHH Risk Assessment
  • Unit 9 – Manual Handling Safety at Work

What will I study?:

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Evidence your competency to employers
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to

Eligibility Criteria

  • Aged 19+
  • Lived in the EU for 3 years


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