Nutrition and Health Level 5

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Overview

Take steps towards a successful career as a nutritionist or kickstart your healthy detox journey with the Nutrition and Health Level 5 course. This course is endorsed by ABC Awards – a regulated organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education.

Throughout this training program, you will learn about the science of nutrition, including an in-depth exploration of the metabolic and digestive systems. You will also explore common food allergies and health conditions that can be alleviated through eating healthily.

This comprehensive course is ideal for beginners who want to broaden their knowledge of the fundamentals of a healthy diet; from the different types of macronutrients to calorie intake and average requirements for energy. You will learn how the body sheds pounds by adopting a diet rich in superfoods and will get tips on how to create the perfect diet plan.

Learning Objectives

  • Kickstart your career or healthy eating journey with a recognised qualification in Nutrition and Health
  • Gain a solid understanding of the basics of food, nutrition and healthy dieting
  • Understand the role of macronutrients, including their functions and benefits
  • Learn about the average requirements for energy and nutrients in men, women and children
  • Broaden your understanding of the functions of the digestive and metabolic systems
  • Discover the key to maintaining a healthy weight and what’s included in a balanced diet
  • Understand how to read food labels to determine the nutritional value of packaged food
  • Develop your understanding of nutritional development in children and babies

Who is this Course for?

This course is suitable for those who are looking to kickstart their healthy eating journey, as well as those who are interested in a career in health and nutrition. It is an introductory program ideal for beginners who wish to gain the fundamental knowledge to implement new changes in their diet or build their professional career. There are no entry requirements for this course and learners of all academic backgrounds are welcome to enrol.

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 5 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.

Career Path

A level 5 Certificate in Nutrition and Health will help learners gain the accreditation and skills to explore the following professions:

  • Certified Nutritionist
  • Dietician
  • Health Educator
  • Dietetic Assistant

Course Curriculum

Module 1: Basics of Food and Nutrition
Basics of Food and Nutrition 00:15:00
Assessment Module 1
Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – Nutrition and Health Level 5 00:10:00
Module 2: Macronutrients: Classification & Functions of Carbohydrates
Macronutrients: Carbohydrates 00:20:00
Assessment Module 2
Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – Nutrition and Health Level 5 00:10:00
Module 3: Macronutrients: Classification & Functions of Lipids and Proteins
Macronutrients: Lipids and Proteins 00:25:00
Assessment Module 3
Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Nutrition and Health Level 5 00:10:00
Module 4: Micronutrients I & II
Micronutrients I 00:10:00
Micronutrients II 00:20:00
Assessment Module 4
Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Nutrition and Health Level 5 00:10:00
Module 5: Digestion and Absorption
Digestion and Absorption 00:15:00
Assessment Module 5
Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – Nutrition and Health Level 5 00:10:00
Module 6: Detoxification
Detoxification 00:25:00
Assessment Module 6
Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – Nutrition and Health Level 5 00:10:00
Module 7: Healthy & Balanced Diet and Food Labelling
Balanced Diet 00:10:00
Food labelling 00:10:00
Assessment Module 7
Module 07 Final Quiz Exam – Nutrition and Health Level 5 00:10:00
Module 8: Average Requirements for Energy and Nutrients
Nutrition Requirements 00:15:00
Assessment Module 8
Module 08 Final Quiz Exam – Nutrition and Health Level 5 00:10:00
Module 9: Food Intolerances and Allergies
Food Intolerances and Allergies 00:15:00
Assessment Module 9
Module 09 Final Quiz Exam – Nutrition and Health Level 5 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 – Nutrition and Health Level 5 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 – Nutrition and Health Level 5 00:10:00
Module 12: Women’s Health Care & Common Concerns During Pregnancy
Women’s Health 00:10:00
Common Concerns during Pregnancy 00:20:00
Assessment Module 12
Module 12 Final Quiz Exam – Nutrition and Health Level 5 00:10:00
Module 13: Nutrition for the Baby & Special Foods
Nutrition for the Baby 00:15:00
Some Special Foods 00:05:00
Assessment Module 13
Module 13 Final Quiz Exam – Nutrition and Health Level 5 00:10:00
Module 14: Nutrition During Childhood and Adolescence
Nutrition During Childhood and Adolescence 01:00:00
Assessment Module 14
Module 14 Final Quiz Exam – Nutrition and Health Level 5 00:10:00
Module 15: Nutrition During Adulthood and Middle Age
Nutrition During Adulthood and Middle Age 00:20:00
Assessment Module 15
Module 15 Final Quiz Exam – Nutrition and Health Level 5 00:10:00
Module 16: Nutrition for Older Adults
Nutrition for Older Adults 00:30:00
Assessment Module 16
Module 16 Final Quiz Exam – Nutrition and Health Level 5 00:10:00
Module 17: Improving Foods for Better Nutrition
Improving Foods for Better Nutrition 01:00:00
Assessment Module 17
Module 17 Final Quiz Exam – Nutrition and Health Level 5 00:10:00
Module 18: Superfoods and Trusted Nutrition Web Sites
Superfoods and Trusted Nutrition Websites 00:20:00
Assessment Module 18
Module 18 Final Quiz Exam – Nutrition and Health Level 5 00:10:00
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