Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health (RQF)
(QRN – 601/7372/5)
Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health (RQF) is aimed at learners who are currently working, or intend to work in, the healthcare, sports, and recreation, or hospitality and catering, sectors.
The purpose of the Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health (RQF) is to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding of the importance nutrition has on health, focusing on the principles of healthy eating, planning and achieving a healthy diet, weight management, and food safety in a home environment.
In order to achieve the Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health (RQF) a learner must complete 6 mandatory units achieving a total of 15 credits.
Learner Entry Requirements
There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.
Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:
- Level 2 qualifications in hospitality and catering
- Level 3 qualifications in Health Promotion
- Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to work in Adult Social Care
- Level 3 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector
- Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care
Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 16 yeras old to undertake this qualification.
This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.
To view the Qualification Specification please click here.
|Unit Title||Unit Ref||Level||GLH||Credits|
|Explore principles of healthy eating||R/505/2204||2||38||5|
|Consider nutritional needs of a variety of individuals||J/601/2535||2||35||4|
|Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet||M/601/2545||2||25||3|
|The principles of weight management||L/505/2203||2||8||1|
|Understanding eating disorders||D/506/2928||2||10||1|
|Principles of food safety for the home environment||T/506/3146||2||10||1|