Level 2 Certificate in Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition

The Level 2 Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition course aims to provide knowledge on the importance of exercise and nutrition and how this can benefit the well-being of individuals. This course can be seen as an expansion to the Level 2 Nutrition and Health course as it goes in to deeper analysis in anatomy and monitoring/evaluating one’s exercise and nutrition lifestyle.

A poor diet and lack of exercise are seen as some of the major factors in ill health. Regular exercise and a balanced diet is important in one’s life and it helps to reduce stress, improve sleep, reduce the risk of illness and increase the quality of life.

Having a good understanding of diets, nutrition, exercise and personal motivation is vital in order to maintain well-being of yourself and others.

Course Duration Course Duration: 12 weeks
Course Level Course Level: Level 2
Course Fees Course Fees: Free
Important Information

This course is currently being subsidised by the college and is, therefore, free of charge at present UNLESS you fail to complete it; in which case you will be liable to pay £85 to cover the cost of materials.

Courses are fully funded subject to learner eligibility and changes in government funding. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you wish to discuss the eligibility criteria otherwise we will confirm eligibility upon receiving your application.

What You Will Learn

The following units are covered in this course and will help you to understand the importance of nutrition and exercise and how to devise a good nutrition and exercise plan:

Unit 1 – Understand health, well-being and exercise

Unit 2 – Understand the role of nutrition in exercise

Unit 3 – Plan and prepare for personal exercise and nutrition

Entry Requirements

Due to the nature and course delivery of distance learning we require all applicants to hold a minimum of English Literacy Level 1 or equivalent. 

If you are between 19-23 years of age you must also have already achieved a full level 2 qualification (or higher) or 5 GCSE Grades A*-C/Grade 9-4.

We will require evidence of this in order to receive funding for you.

If you are unsure of your level of literacy please read the attached instructions to undertake a literacy assessment on line. This will take no longer than 20 minutes to complete. Instructions are available here, and more information can be found at www.learnmyway.com.

How is it Assessed

Each candidate is required to give written responses to questions in a work booklet, either handwritten answers or completion of the assessment booklet using an electronic template which can be provided.

You will be required to submit 3 assessments. The first 2 assessments taking 3 weeks and the final assessment taking 6 weeks to complete.

For the final assessment you will complete a nutritional and exercise plan. These are aimed to be completed over the course of 4 weeks as part of your final assessment. You are then expected to evaluate your progress on completion and any differences, if any that have occurred.

Course Documents

Awarding Body Information

For further information about the course specification please visit the awarding body’s web site www.ncfe.org.uk and search using the code 603/2831/9 or use the following link.

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Fees & Funding

Our Level 2 Distance Learning courses are now completely free of charge.

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