NCFE Level 2 Certificate Nutrition and Health

NCFE Level 2 Certificate Nutrition and Health

Course information:

This course provides an opportunity to improve your knowledge and understanding of nutrition and healthy eating, offering practical advice alongside tips on how to live healthier, develop eating plans and recognising the inclusion of additives in processed food. Throughout the course, you will increase your understanding of the

principles of healthy eating and the role of food in maintaining health. This qualification is an insight into food labelling, eating disorders and the role of a healthy diet for weight management.


At your induction, which we will arrange with you at a mutually convenient date and time you will issued with your learning resources and assessment papers. The certificate consists of three assessments normally taking up to four weeks per assessment so there is no need to attend a college to gain the qualification. The learning materials contain the knowledge needed to meet the assessment requirements of the course and activities allow you to practice your skills and test your learning. Assessment is based on a combination of knowledge and skills learned on the programme. You must complete all three assessments, within the agreed timescales and submit these for marking by our team of qualified tutors. Your tutor will provide feedback, advice and guidance to ensure you can complete the course. Upon successful completion of all three assessments you will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Nutrition and Health


There are no fees for this course as the Fire Brigades Union Learning Centre has secured funding with The Skills Funding Agency and our Learning Partners. Please ensure that when you enrol on this course you are committed to completing the programme of study within the allocated timescales. Should you not complete the course in full, you may be required to pay a fee to cover registration, administration fees and learning material costs. Funded places are subject to availability and are subject to the terms and conditions of our Further Education partners



Course Units:

  1. Explore principles of healthy eating
  2. Consider nutritional needs of a variety of individuals
  3. Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
  4. The principles of weight management
  5. Understanding eating disorders
  6. Principles of food safety for the home environment

Study mode:


Start date:

Flexible start dates after 1st September 2018

End date:

Last enrolment date -30 April 2019


12 Weeks - Flexible learning, with various start and end dates between August 2018 - April 2019

Regional availability:


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Added on Fri 5th Feb 2016.
Last updated on Wed 29th Aug 2018.

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