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Diet and Nutrition - Level 1

Course Overview

Food and Nutrition Course Online

Diet is the sum of food consumed by an individual. The word is usually used to imply the nutritional intake for health or weight-management reasons. Although we humans are omnivores, individuals have food preferences due to personal taste or ethical reasons.

This food and nutrition course online offers an introduction to the basic concept of Diet and Nutrition and is covered throughout four simplified modules; these modules help the candidates gain insight into the basic idea of Diet and Nutrition.

There is no need for previous educational qualification for candidates who intend enrolling on our food and nutrition courses online. There are tutors who would guide and help candidates throughout the course enrolment, for quick and better understanding of the concepts. Our food and nutrition short courses are also scheduled in a way to suit the candidate’s plans and location.

On completing the course, candidates are fully prepared to begin a gratifying career on diet and nutrition. Candidates who intend to acquire advanced knowledge also have a solid base to build on.

Course Syllabus

The course consists of the following two units:

Unit 1: An Overview of Nutrition

The introductory unit walks candidates through the definition and importance of ‘Diet’ and ‘Nutrition’ to health and general wellbeing of the body. It also exposes candidates to the various food categories, nutrient combinations and their benefits. 

Unit 2: Dietary Nutrition

This unit explores macronutrients, and micronutrients. Macronutrients are those nutrients that the body needs in large amounts. These provide the body with energy (calories). Micronutrients are those nutrients that the body needs in smaller amounts. 

Unit 3: Balancing the Diet

This unit gives a detailed walkthrough on balancing diet to enable candidates to understand the concept and practicality of balanced diets.

Unit 4: Principles of Healthy Eating

The final unit emphasizes the need to have a healthy diet and familiarizes candidates with the principles.

Career Path

This course will give you the basic necessary knowledge and skills for the entry-level opportunities in various related positions including; nutrition researcher, family nutritionist, consultant nutritionist and so many more. This course is also excellent for candidates who seek to explore a new career path. The industry standard for Nutritionist salary varies between £50,000 - £70,000 annually on an average, which may increase as they gain more skills and experience.

Who Shoud Take This Course
  • New graduates that wish to kick start a career in Nutrition and Dieting
  • Individuals who have desired an interest in boosting CV and work opportunities in this field.
  • Small scale and large scale business owners who would need this knowledge for production purpose
  • Industry “low-level” workers looking to upgrade their skills with basic knowledge

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementfrom 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 CPD 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 1 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 CPD 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. 

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Level Level 1
Duration 80 Hours
Endorsement Body Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards


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