|Course Level||Level 1|
|Endorsed By||Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards|
|Study Method||Online Learning|
|Course Duration||80 Hours Approx.|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
Discover what makes diet and nutrition one of the most important and widely-discussed subjects worldwide, with the help of Oxford Home Study Centre! Enrol online in just a few clicks and boost your long-term outlook, with our exclusive Level 1 Food and Nutrition Course! Learn how our dietary habits and lifestyle choices affect every aspect of our physical and psychological health, getting to know the functions and importance of the nutrients we consume. Study the principles of healthy eating at an advanced level, an overview of the body mass index (BMI) and the pros and cons of various cooking methods. Enjoy the freedom to study in your own time and at your own pace, under the watch of your personally-assigned expert tutor! If a career dedicated to improving the lives of others appeals to you, our exclusive Level 1 Food and Nutrition Course Onlinecould be right up your street!
Why Study Diet and Nutrition?
As the world’s collective awareness of the importance of nutrition grows, so too does demand for talented nutritionists. Extensive scientific research has demonstrated the capacity for our eating habits to affect every aspect of our physical and psychological wellbeing. We are what we eat, which means that each and every one of us could benefit from eating a little healthier. All over the world, millions of adults and children alike rely on nutritionists to guide their dietary habits in a more positive and proactive direction. Whether it’s losing weight, boosting energy levels or strengthening the immune system, a few simple lifestyle changes really can make all the difference. A fulfilling and rewarding field like no other, there’s never been a better time to consider a career in diet and nutrition!
Our endorsed food and nutrition courses for distance learning are engineered specifically for online study, with none of the usual time-restrictions or deadlines to worry about. This Level 1 Certificate in Diet and Nutrition comprises four engaging units as follows:
Unit 1 - An Overview of Nutrition
The course begins with an all-round introduction to the concept of nutrition, examining the relationship between our dietary choices and our everyday wellbeing. The limitless benefits of quality nutrition are discussed, along with an overview of the body mass index (BMI) and the importance of fulfilling the body’s daily energy requirements.
Unit 2 - Dietary Nutrition
Course content then explores the concept of dietary nutrition, focusing more specifically on the primary nutrients the body needs to perform its most important functions. Candidates explore the different types of facts, the functions and sources of proteins, dietary fibre and the important role of carbohydrates. An introduction to food labels is also included.
Unit 3 - Principles of Healthy Eating
Concluding the course, unit three details the principles of healthy eating and discusses the concept of recommended daily intakes. The positives and negatives of several different cooking methods are discussed, along with how to make the right food choices in association with sugar content, fat content and more.
Paying in Instalments: £140 (Interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 12
Each Instalment: £10
Pay in Full: (£41 Discount) £99
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementfrom ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Oxford home study centre has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 1 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Oxford home study centre to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.