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Understanding Nutrition and Health - Part-Time

This evening course aims to provide you with a range of knowledge in areas such as health eating, nutritional needs, weight management, eating disorders and food safety in the home environment. Whether you are interested in your own health, brushing up on your knowledge of nutrition for work or have a desire to provide advice to others, this course is for you.

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  • Course Description

    During the course, you will:

    • Increase understanding of the principles of healthy eating and the role of food in maintaining health
    • Increase confidence in planning and achieving a healthy diet
    • Provide an understanding of how an individuals dietary requirements change throughout their life
    • Provide an understanding of food labelling and the ability to use information from food labels provide information on eating disorders
    • Increase understanding of the role of a healthy diet for weight management
    • Increase understanding of the principles of food safety in a home environment.

    Mandatory units include:

    • Explore principles of healthy eating
    • Consider nutritional needs of a variety of individuals
    • Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
    • The principles of weight management
    • Understanding eating disorders
    • Principles of food safety for the home environment
  • Entry Requirements

    You will need:

    • Two GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above
  • Course Length

    How long is this course?

    12 Weeks

    When does this course start?

    This course starts on Tuesday 29th September.

    How many hours / days per week is this course?

    This course will run from 18:00-21:00 on Tuesday.

  • Course Fees
    Age Cost
    19+ £120

    Fee information

    There are no fee waivers or reductions available for this course. The full cost of the course is payable on application.

    Learners with an active Education, Health & Care Plan

    If you are aged 19 - 24 at the start of your course and have an active Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP), any course up to and including level 3 will be fully-funded by the government. This means you will not have a course fee to pay and any equipment considered essential to complete your course will be provided by the college.

    Please note the information on this page was correct at the time of publication but is subject to change due to factors beyond our control.
  • Additional Information

    What qualification will I achieve?

    You will achieve:

    • NCFE Cache Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health

    How is my course assessed?

    You will submit a portfolio for each of the above units to demonstrate your understanding of the topic. This will include case studies, written reports and group discussions

This course starts on Tuesday 29th September.

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Duration 12 Weeks

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Georgie Lingham

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Georgie is currently studying Level 3 Personal Training at CWA, having previously completed courses in uniformed services and fitness instruction.

“I have always been interested in the fitness side of sport and want to become a personal trainer so that I can help others. CWA was my first choice for further education as I knew that the campus facilities were excellent.”

Georgie has always been an avid rugby player. In 2017, she was recognised as the Eastern Counties women’s rugby team Player of the Year, and has since become a member of Saracens Women’s Rugby club.

“The college helped me to achieve something I really enjoy and have a future with.”


Anya Falkus

Sport Science Level 3

Anya is a visually impaired learner who has exceeded all expectations and requirements as a student at the college’s Sport’s Campus. She continually looks to enhance her work and often completes it before deadline.

Alongside studying at college, Anya is a competitive swimmer, representing her local club and competing at a national level. She takes her physical training seriously and dedicates time to physical training in the college gym daily.

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