What is the course about?
This qualification is designed for learners who wish to develop knowledge and understanding of how to improve their own personal exercise, health and nutrition. The objectives of this qualification are to help learners gain an understanding of:The impact of diet, nutrition and exercise on their personal healthSafe and appropriate exerciseThe importance of personal motivation and setting goals and targets
Is a pre-enrolment interview or assessment required for this course?
What level is the course and do I require particular skills, experience or prior qualifications?
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they have already achieved a Level 1 qualification.
What topics does the course cover?
To be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition, learners are required to successfully complete 3 mandatory units:Understand health, well-being and exerciseUnderstand the role of nutritionPlan and prepare for personal exercise and nutrition
How will I be taught and assessed?
You will be provided with online learning materials which cover all aspects of your course. You will be required to complete assessments for each of the units within the course and submit these by the deadline dates provided at induction. You will be allocated an assessor at the start of your course and they will support you to ensure you have a successful outcome. IT skills will be developed throughout your course and basic English skills will be assessed and discussed on an ongoing basis.
Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?
The course is free if you meet the eligibility criteria. You must be a UK resident or have lived in the UK for 3 years or more and be aged 19 before 1st August 2020. You will need internet access so that you can respond to email and a digital device that will enable you to type your answers into a web-based platform.
By the end of the course what should I be able to do?
To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes of the units as detailed in this qualification specification.
What are the progression opportunities following this course?
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:• NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing• NCFE Level 2 Award/Certificate in Nutrition and Health• NCFE Level 2 and 3 Certificate/Diploma in SportIt may also be useful to learners studying qualifications in the following sector areas:• heath and social care• hospitality• leisure