Diet and Nutrition Level 4

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Take steps to become a certified nutritionist and develop your understanding of the science of healthy eating with the Diet and Nutrition Level 4. This beginners training program is endorsed by ABC Awards – a regulated organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education.

This course is designed to give learners solid knowledge of basic human nutrition and the different types of foods that aid weight loss, nurture the body and promote a healthy heart. You will also explore the role and responsibilities of a nutritionist and what constitutes a healthy, balanced diet.

Suitable for beginners, this course goes into detail about the different food groups, the functions of the metabolic system, and how the body digests and absorbs food. It also provides essential information on detoxing and breaking bad eating habits.

Learning Objectives

  • Develop your understanding of the science of nutrition and healthy eating
  • Learn how the body’s digestive system works and how food is absorbed
  • Gain a recognised certificate in Diet and Nutrition to kickstart your career
  • Understand what foods are included in a balanced diet and how to create a healthy meal plan
  • Discover techniques and tips for detoxifying the body and promoting weight loss
  • Familiarise with the average requirements for energy, calories and nutrients
  • Broaden your knowledge of food intolerances, allergies and weight-related health conditions
  • Learn about the different types of macronutrients, their classifications and functions

Who is This Course for?

This course is suitable for those who are looking to kickstart a healthy eating journey or fast track their career as a certified dietician or nutritionist. It is ideal for those who have successfully completed the Diet and Nutrition Diploma or Diet and Nutrition Fundamentals Level 2 course, and wish to build on their existing knowledge. This course has no entry requirements and can be studied part-time or full-time.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Accreditation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from 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 Course Gate 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 4 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 Course Gate 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.

Certification

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the successful completion of the course, the learners can order an endorsed certificate of achievement from ABC & Certa Awards by paying the accreditation fee of £88. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Certificate of Completion from Course Gate

At the successful completion of the course, the learners may order the Certificate of Completion from Course Gate (soft copy) by paying only £2. For the Printed hard copy of the certificate, the learners have to pay £9. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Career Path

On successful completion, learners will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to kickstart a career in this industry or embark on a lifelong healthy eating journey. Related professions in this field include:

  • Nutrition Support Dietician
  • Company Nutritionist
  • Nutrition Specialist
  • Research Nutritionist

Course Curriculum

Module 1: Basics of Food and Nutrition
Basics of Food and Nutrition 00:15:00
Assessment Module 01
Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition Level 4 00:10:00
Module 2: Macronutrients: Classification & Functions of Carbohydrates
Macronutrients: Carbohydrates 00:20:00
Assessment Module 02
Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition Level 4 00:10:00
Module 3: Macronutrients: Classification & Functions of Lipids and Proteins
Macronutrients: Lipids and Proteins 00:25:00
Assessment Module 03
Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition Level 4 00:10:00
Module 4: Micronutrients I & II
Micronutrients I 00:10:00
Micronutrients II 00:20:00
Assessment Module 04
Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition Level 4 00:10:00
Module 5: Digestion and Absorption
Digestion and Absorption 00:15:00
Assessment Module 05
Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition Level 4 00:10:00
Module 6: Detoxification
Detoxification 00:25:00
Assessment Module 06
Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition Level 4 00:10:00
Module 7: Healthy & Balanced Diet and Food Labelling
Balanced Diet 00:10:00
Food labelling 00:10:00
Assessment Module 07
Module 07 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition Level 4 00:10:00
Module 8: Average Requirements for Energy and Nutrients
Nutrition Requirements 00:15:00
Assessment Module 08
Module 08 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition Level 4 00:10:00
Module 9: Food Intolerances and Allergies
Food Intolerances and Allergies 00:15:00
Assessment Module 09
Module 09 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition Level 4 00:10:00
Module 10: Health Conditions: Heart Disease, Cancer & Diabetes
Health Conditions: Diabetes 00:15:00
Health Conditions: Heart disease 00:15:00
Health Conditions: Cancer 00:10:00
Assessment Module 10
Module 10 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition Level 4 00:10:00
Module 11: Maintaining a Healthy Weight and Eating Problems & Treatments
Healthy Weight 00:15:00
Eating Problems 00:15:00
Assessment Module 11
Module 11 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition Level 4 00:10:00

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