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Level: 2

Location: Distance Learning

Years: 1

Weeks: 16

Hours:

Start: 01/08/2018

Days / Times:

Tuition (£): 300.00*

Exams (£): 300.00**

Interview: Y

Course Summary

This is a short course featuring five sections of learning and questions:

  • Explore principles of healthy eating
  • Consider the nutritional needs of a variety of individuals
  • Gain food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
  • Comprehend principles of weight management
  • Understand eating disorders

 

Entry requirements

Learners must be aged 16 or over in order to enrol on the course.There are no other specific entry requirements for this qualification.

Course Content

  • Explore principles of healthy eating
  • Consider the nutritional needs of a variety of individuals
  • Gain food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
  • Comprehend principles of weight management
  • Understand eating disorders

How will I be assessed?

There is a written tutor-marked assignment. 

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

The course cost is £300 including all resources, registration and certification.

What can I do after this course?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to the:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 3 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector
  • Level 2 qualifications in Hospitality and Catering
  • Level 2 and 3 qualifications in Exercise and Fitness

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* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
** Exam - This fee is to cover the cost of registration with the relevant awarding body.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

Lewis Morrell

Lewis Morrell

Lewis follows dad and granddad into healthcare

Teenager Lewis Morrell is aiming to become the third generation of his family to go into nursing.

But disappointing school GCSE exam results meant he had to have a rethink and plot a new route on the road to his career.

Looking for suitable courses, Lewis attended a College open event and was impressed with both what was on offer and the friendliness of the staff.

Eighteen-year-old Lewis described Derby College as "a lifeline" which has helped to give him confidence and a mind-set that he can achieve his goals.

A hospital work placement, run through the college's Employer Academy programme, has directly helped him land a health care assistant apprenticeship at the Royal Derby Hospital.

And Lewis has also completed Health and Social Care and English Functional Skills at Level 2, with a double pass and a merit. He is waiting for his GCSE English and CGSE Science results.

Lewis's dad is a children's nurse and his grandad worked in nursing and midwifery. He now manages a doctors' practice in Australia.

Knowing Lewis's skillset and temperament, they said that getting into health care would be "the best thing he ever did". He was inspired by them

I was a bit down about my English and Science results from school, because I needed those for nursing. Once I've got them I'll be able to get on further, so college was a lifeline.


It supported me through the first year and they pushed me. It's given me confidence. Rather than thinking 'maybe I can't do this', it helped me think 'yes, I can actually do this.'


It was very supportive through all of my time and I'm proud to have been accepted for the apprenticeship.


I'd say to anybody who didn't quite get the exams they want: go to
College, go to every lesson, stick with it and eventually it'll all click.


It's a four year apprenticeship. I want to go on to university and get my nursing degree and then get into children's nursing eventually.

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