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DL NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health

Course Level: 

Level 2

Overview of the course: 

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.

Entry requirements: 

Eligibility Criteria
• Aged 19+ (born before 01/09/1998)
• Lived in the EU for 3 years
Entry onto any course at East Durham College is subject to final approval from the Assistant Principal. Where relevant, the term ‘entry requirements’ also includes DBS checks, references, fitness to practice, etc.

Topics: 

• 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

How is the course assessed?: 

After the eligibility checks have been done, a Tutor is allocated to you and a further letter is sent along with your course workbooks / resource packs (please note that resource packs will not be sent out if wish to complete via eLearning, they are available online). After about 2-3 weeks the allocated Tutor will make contact with you to introduce themselves and ask how you are progressing.

Length of the course: 

You will have 24 weeks from enrolling to complete the course. You can complete the qualification online via our eLearning Assessor website or in paper-based format. Everything is done remotely via post or email, induction pack and tutor support.

Campus: 

Distance Learning

When does the course start: 

This course is learner lead, meaning you start when you have had your induction.

More important information about this course:

Fees: 

Funding is available for those who meet the entry requirements.
*We make every effort to publish correct fees, however all fees are subject to change. Fees are correct as at the current time (17 Jul 2019 21:10) and are subject to change up to the date of enrolment. Fees quoted are payable annually

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How to apply: 

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