Nutrition and Health Level 2

Whether you work in the healthcare or fitness industry and want to enhance your knowledge, or if want to make some lifestyle changes yourself, this Nutrition and Health Level 2 course is the perfect starting point.


This Nutrition and Health Level 2 course will cover the different diets that children and older people need to make sure they are healthy and strong. Additionally, you will learn what can cause an eating disorder and how to manage them.

The number of obese people in the UK has more than trebled in the last 25 years, reaching what many doctors believe to be ‘epidemic’ proportions. Insufficient nutrition can lead to a variety of health threatening conditions. Therefore, understanding the benefits of a balanced diet and the role of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease is fundamental.

Getting fit and healthy can be a daunting prospect when you first start out on your fitness journey, so it’s important to be fully aware of how to best do this. The Level 2 Certificate in Nutrition and Health will enable you to develop the skills you need to reach your health and nutrition goals.

You will get:

  • Accredited qualification awarded by NCFE CACHE
  • Gain a Level 2 qualification
  • Offers an adjustable foundation that can lead to different career options depending on the career path you choose.
  • CV Makeover and Professional LinkedIn Profile to showcase your new qualifications and unique skills.

Course Units

This Nutrition and Health Level 2 course is made up of five units:

  • Exploring principles of healthy eating
  • Considering nutritional needs of a variety of individuals
  • Using food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
  • The principles of weight management
  • Understanding eating disorders

Qualification Number

You can check this is a real qualification on the OFQUAL Qualification Checker / Register here: QAN: 601/3389/2

Awarding Body

NCFE CACHE is regulated by OFQUAL in England, and recognised by Qualifications Wales and the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations & Assessment in Northern Ireland.


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NCFE (formerly the Northern Council for Further Education) is an awarding organisation and registered educational charity providing qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Working in vocational and technical learning, NCFE is responsible for the design, development and certification of a broad range of qualifications and awards that are nationally recognised.

Course Assessment

Your tutor will provide you with comments on your work and let you know what needs to be changed in order to finish that assignment.

You will receive text reminders when your work is due. Your work will be marked by your Tutor and returned to you within 7 days.

Course Outcome

Upon successful completion of this course, Learners will achieve an NCFE CACHE Nutrition and Health Level 2 qualification. Your certificate will be posted to your home address.

Entry Requirements

Surprisingly, there are no formal entry requirements for this course. It is highly recommended that you possess a proficient command of the English language in order to successfully finish the course.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aged over 19+ years
  • Lived in UK for 3+ years
  • Not on any Apprenticeship
  • Have valid ID


7 weeks. This Nutrition and Health Level 2 course is designed to be flexible. Additionally, it will fit around your work, family or home life. All deadlines for your course will be shown in your online learning platform once you are enrolled. This will help to keep you on track.

What Next?

Once the NCFE CACHE Nutrition and Health Level 2 course is successfully completed, you could progress onto a Level 3 course.

Learners tend to already be in Health, Fitness and Wellbeing roles. You can also apply for jobs as this vocational qualification is important to careers in a variety of industries including:

    • Nutritionist (salary £24,907 – £37,890)
    • Health Promotion Assistant (£21,000 – £40,000)
    • Health Visitor (salary £32,305 – £45,838)


In addition to the above, a qualified Tutor and an Upskill Online UK Personal Mentor and an Accountability Coach, to keep you motivated and on track to successfully complete the course. Secondly, guidance and support is offered to help plan the next steps in your personal, academic or professional journey. Finally, you will be provided with a Consultation and a tailored roadmap to success. In essence, you get the complete package all in one place at Upskill Online UK, where learning is earning for life.




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