Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition Distance Learning Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

The duration of the course is 16-20 weeks. Guided learning hours are 8-10 hours per week dependent upon learner’s knowledge of the subject.

The aim of this qualification is to develop a learner’s knowledge and understanding of how to improve their own personal exercise, health and nutrition.

Unit 1 – Understand Health, Well-being and Exercise

  • Section 1 Understand the concepts of health and well-being.
  • Section 2 Understand factors that could have a negative impact on health and well-being.
  • Section 3 Understand factors affecting personal motivation.
  • Section 4 Understand basic anatomy and physiology.

Unit 2 – Understand the role of Nutrition in Exercise.

  • Section 1 Understand diet and nutrition for exercise.
  • Section 2 Understand energy requirements for exercise.
  • Section 3 Understand fluid replacement for exercise.

Unit 3 – Plan and Prepare for Personal Exercise and Nutrition.

  • Section 1 Understand the importance of exercising safely.
  • Section 2 Know how to measure personal fitness levels.
  • Section 3 Know how to follow an appropriate personal programme of exercise and nutrition.
  • Section 4 Know how to evaluate the personal programme of exercise and nutrition.

Assessment Methods

Assessment are due at the end of each unit. Your tutor will assess your work and build up your portfolio of evidence of learning. A certificate will be awarded on satisfactory submission of evidence of learning for the units studied.

In this unit, learners will assess their current fitness levels, set targets and devise an appropriate exercise/nutrition plan, and maintain a diary over a period of time. They’ll then evaluate the programme, their progress and set new targets. Learners must be able to complete a fitness programme that they design themselves.

Course Summary

Course Title Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition Distance Learning Level 2
Entry Requirements

Eligibility for FREE Level 2 Distance Learning courses:



  • Learners must be aged 19 years or over as at 31/08/19

  • Must have lived in the EU for the last three years

  • Must currently reside in England, in a post code outside of
    Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, Cambridge & Peterborough, Tees Valley
    and the West Midlands.

  • Must have a full Level 2 qualification or above in any subject (i.e QCF
    Diploma Level 2, five GCSEs/O Levels grade A-C, two or three AS Levels, CSE
    grade 1 5 or more, one A Level, QCF Certificate, GNVQ Intermediate, First
    Diploma, NVQ Level 2, First Certificate or Principle of Learning Level
    2).


or



  • Unemployed and claiming benefits, and using the qualification to obtain
    work.


An administration fee will be incurred if you withdraw from the
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Spotlight

‘My tutor was really informative in providing me with the support and advice that has enabled me to successfully pass my Level 2 course’

-Victoria, Understanding Nutrition & Health Level 2 Distance Learning

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