The learning outcomes include coverage of the nutritional requirements for a healthy diet, the effect of diet on health and the importance of hydration. These principles are then applied to fulfilling the dietary requirements for physical activity and sport.
The qualification is divided into two units: Principles of Nutrition and Nutrition for Physical Activity and Sport. The qualification will be awarded to any learner who attains the learning outcomes for these units.
Successful learners will be able to claim 16 REPS CPD points from SkillsActive, the Sector skills council for this qualification.
This qualification is on The Education and Skills Funding Agency list of qualifications approved for funding.
This qualification is regulated by Ofqual/CCEA and Qualification Wales.
This qualification is suitable for individuals who require an understanding of nutrition and diet and their effect on health.
It is particularly relevant for people working in the health, fitness or catering professions who might have a role in the promotion of healthy eating or the preparation of meals, menus and diets for sportspeople at all levels of ability.
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Centres offering this qualification
19 centres offering this qualification