Understanding Nutrition and Health TQUK Level 2 Certificate - City of Wolverhampton College

Understanding Nutrition and Health TQUK Level 2 Certificate Study Mode: Part-time   |    Course Level:

Are you keen to learn more about understanding nutrition and health?

The qualification is ideal if you want develop your knowledge and skills surrounding diet and health, different forms of nutrition, planning a weight management programme and food safety awareness.

This nationally-recognised qualification explores influential factors such as the principles of healthy eating and weight management, introduces nutrition in the context of eating disorders, and explains how to prepare food safely in a home environment.

Whether you want to improve your knowledge around diet and health for personal reasons, or wish to develop your employment opportunities, this course provides a comprehensive understanding of the key topics surrounding nutrition and health.

On average, the course should only take 16 - 21 weeks to complete

Please note:

  • The course is funded so there is no cost to you as long as you complete the course
  • You must achieve the set targets and complete the course by the date given on our e-learning platform
  • If you fail to complete the course you will be required to pay £120* and will be required to sign an agreement to this before the start of the course.

*This is not the full cost of the course, but covers administrative costs.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

During this course you will study the following units:

  • Explore principles of healthy eating
  • Consider nutritional needs of a variety of individuals
  • Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
  • The principles of weight management
  • Understanding eating disorders
  • Principles of food safety for the home environment

By studying this course you will:

  • Develop your understanding of nutrition and health
  • Develop an appreciation for healthy eating and food safety
  • Develop your confidence in dealing with individuals with eating disorders
  • Understand how food safety is applied in the healthcare industry and other industries

This is an online assessment-based course and there are no exams. You will be required to complete assessments via an online platform.  Your work will be assessed, and developmental feedback will be given by a tutor with relevant subject area experience. 

After you have successfully completed this course you can progress on to other online distance learning courses offered by the college such as:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes
  • Level 2 Certificate in Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition


By studying this course you will:

  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Enhance both your personal skills and professional development
  • Study via via distance learning, allowing you to choose where and when you study
  • Be assigned a personal tutor to ensure you have the necessary support needed to be successful
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