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Nutrition and Weight Management Diploma

Level 3 / ABC Awards / PI176

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The Nutrition and Weight Management course aims to provide the learner with knowledge on eating healthily and nutrition. The course will all cover the best practice for managing ones weight.

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course duration: 360 hrs

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Course Description

This course will combine the teaching of basic nutrition and essential nutritional needs that everyone requires to remain healthy, with an understanding of what foods should be consumed.

It will explain what the correct weight is for that person’s height and also gives the underpinning knowledge of the possible health risks that are associated with carrying too much weight.  It will look at the many different diets on the market and how they compare. It will highlight the positives and negatives in each diet. 

This course will instruct the learner on the value of foods both in calories and essential nutrients. It will teach the quantities of food that should be consumed in regards to portion sizes. It will cover the important subject of preservatives and other unnatural substances in our foods. It will give detail on how to read food labels and best before and sell by dates.

Modules

Module 1: Why am I overweight?
Module 2: What should my weight be?
Module 3: The reasons for losing weight
Module 4: Different diet types
Module 5: Nutritional composition
Module 6: The food pyramid
Module 7: Additives, preservatives and E numbers
Module 8: Fats, salts and sugars
Module 9: Vitamins and minerals
Module 10: Portion sizes
Module 11: Planning your diet programme
Module 12: Home cooking or eating out
Module 13: Daily records and charts
Module 14: The importance of fitness
Module 15: Keeping the weight off

 

Previous Knowledge Required

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this Nutrition and Weight Management Diploma. This Nutrition and Weight Management Diploma is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about weight management and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start the Nutrition and Weight Management Diploma at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support. 

Although no previous knowledge is required you may wish to underpin the knowledge provided in this course with the Certificate in Nutrition and Health Level 2 QCF course.

Assessment

Learners are required to complete a tutor marked assignment at the end of each module. This assignment requires learners to use various techniques to form arguments and conclusions including: analysing data, understanding different approaches and forming theories based on evidence. 

Upon successful completion of the 15 modules, students will receive a certificate of achievement.

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course). 

The course itself has been designed by NCC Resources Limited to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards’ 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 is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Support

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your Nutrition and Weight Management Diploma. You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your course work and answer any questions you may have during your Nutrition and Weight Management Diploma. Additionally our Help Desk will provide you with any practical advice by email or phone.

course description

Course Description

This course will combine the teaching of basic nutrition and essential nutritional needs that everyone requires to remain healthy, with an understanding of what foods should be consumed.

It will explain what the correct weight is for that person’s height and also gives the underpinning knowledge of the possible health risks that are associated with carrying too much weight.  It will look at the many different diets on the market and how they compare. It will highlight the positives and negatives in each diet. 

This course will instruct the learner on the value of foods both in calories and essential nutrients. It will teach the quantities of food that should be consumed in regards to portion sizes. It will cover the important subject of preservatives and other unnatural substances in our foods. It will give detail on how to read food labels and best before and sell by dates.

previous knowledge required

Previous Knowledge Required

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this Nutrition and Weight Management Diploma. This Nutrition and Weight Management Diploma is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about weight management and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start the Nutrition and Weight Management Diploma at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support. 

Although no previous knowledge is required you may wish to underpin the knowledge provided in this course with the Certificate in Nutrition and Health Level 2 QCF course.

assessment

Assessment

Learners are required to complete a tutor marked assignment at the end of each module. This assignment requires learners to use various techniques to form arguments and conclusions including: analysing data, understanding different approaches and forming theories based on evidence. 

Upon successful completion of the 15 modules, students will receive a certificate of achievement.

support

Support

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your Nutrition and Weight Management Diploma. You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your course work and answer any questions you may have during your Nutrition and Weight Management Diploma. Additionally our Help Desk will provide you with any practical advice by email or phone.

modules

Modules

Module 1: Why am I overweight?
Module 2: What should my weight be?
Module 3: The reasons for losing weight
Module 4: Different diet types
Module 5: Nutritional composition
Module 6: The food pyramid
Module 7: Additives, preservatives and E numbers
Module 8: Fats, salts and sugars
Module 9: Vitamins and minerals
Module 10: Portion sizes
Module 11: Planning your diet programme
Module 12: Home cooking or eating out
Module 13: Daily records and charts
Module 14: The importance of fitness
Module 15: Keeping the weight off

 

awarding organisation

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course). 

The course itself has been designed by NCC Resources Limited to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards’ 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 is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

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    Thoroughly enjoyed this course. Course material interesting and tutor very helpful. Would certainly do another course through NCC if opportunity arose,
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