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Understanding Nutrition and Health

Course Code: 60777-01

Aim of the course:

This qualification aims to:

  • focus on the study of nutrition and health
  • offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge

The objectives of this qualification are to enable you to gain an understanding of:

  • the principles of healthy eating and the role of food in maintaining health
  • planning and achieving a healthy diet
  • how an individual’s dietary requirements change throughout their life
  • food labelling and the ability to use information from food labels
  • eating disorders
  • the role of a healthy diet for weight management
  • the principles of food safety in a home environment
Mandatory Units:
  • Unit 01: Explore principles of healthy eating
  • Unit 02: Consider nutritional needs of a variety of individuals
  • Unit 03: Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
  • Unit 04: The principles of weight management
  • Unit 05: Understanding eating disorders
  • Unit 06: Principles of food safety for the home environment

Additional qualification information about this learning aim can be viewed on the NCFE page which will give you more of an in depth overview.