This course is designed to provide learners with an understanding of nutrition and health. On completion of the award learners will have an understanding of the basic principles of nutrition and the role of food in maintaining health, an increased knowledge of food and health issues and they should be more confident in planning and achieving a nutritionally sound diet.
The course is intended for people who wish to develop their understanding of the principles of healthy eating and the role of food in maintaining health. The course will provide the knowledge to allow learners to make informed lifestyle choices in relation to diet. It is also suitable for learners who wish to access training in nutrition and health with a view to progression onto further programmers of study.