Level 2 NCFE CACHE Certificate in Understanding Nutrition & Health
This qualification has the following mandatory units:
- Explore principles of healthy eating
- Consider nutritional needs of a variety of individuals
- Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
- The principles of weight management
- Understanding eating disorders Principles of food safety for the home environment
Who is this qualification designed for?
This qualification is suitable for learners aged pre-16 and above.
There are no specific prior qualifications needed to access this qualification. This qualification is designed for a wide range of learners with some existing knowledge of this area who are interested in improving their understanding of nutrition and healthy eating. These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progress to further qualifications or employment within Sport and Recreation, Exercise and Fitness, Hospitality and Catering or Healthcare. It complements other qualifications and enables learners to develop within their current job role within these sector areas.
What could this qualification lead to?
This qualification can support progression to employment and progression within employment for the following job roles and workers:
- care assistant or worker
- personal care assistant
- support worker (supported living)
- key workers in domiciliary care services
- home care support worker
- healthcare support service worker
- healthcare assistant
- health education/promotion worker
- sport and exercise nutritionist
- exercise/fitness instructor
- hospitality services assistant, school cook
The course is free, however, there is a charge of £50 which is payable if the student does not complete the course.
Making your application
We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.
Fees and funding
If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.
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