Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health

About the qualification

Qualification Number: 603/6865/2

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health

Operational Start Date: 1 December 2020

Total Qualification Time: 150 hours

Guided Learning: 126 hours

What are the objectives for the Level 2 Certificate?

The objective of this qualification is to develop the learner’s knowledge and understanding of the principles of healthy eating, weight management and food safety in the home. The nutritional needs of a variety of individuals will be considered and the food and nutrition information used to plan a healthy diet. Learners will also develop their understanding of eating disorders.

The qualification is aimed at individuals who wish to improve their knowledge and understanding of healthy nutrition for their own wellbeing, to apply within a current job role or as part of progression to further qualifications and employment specialising in nutrition.

The purposes of the qualification are: giving learners personal growth and engagement in learning and preparing learners to progress to a qualification in the same subject area but at a higher level or requiring more specific knowledge, skills and understanding.

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Qualification Withdrawal

This qualification is now being withdrawn. No further learners can be registered after 30 November 2022. All certifications of learners already registered on the qualification must be complete by 30 November 2023.