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Flexible 16 weeks Level 2 Distance Learning Distance Learning Skills & Qualifications

What’s it all about?

This course is ideal if you wish to increase your awareness and understanding of different aspects of health and well-being and how factors such as technology and a sedentary lifestyle can affect this. It is ideal for anyone looking to learn how to put together a personal exercise and nutrition plan and understand how to account for energy requirements
and fluid replacement in relation to the type of exercise being undertaken.

The qualification aims to equip you with a detailed understanding of the concepts of health and well-being, including basic anatomy and physiology. You will learn about the role of nutrition in exercise, including energy requirements and fluid replacement, and then learn about how to measure personal fitness levels and create a personal programme of exercise and nutrition.

No previous knowledge and experience are required; however, minimum level 1 English skills would be beneficial for completion of assessments.

You are also required to complete a fitness test as part of this course. If you become unable to be active and therefore cannot complete the fitness tests (I.e a timed walk) or log anything in your exercise plan (this could be from any fitness level start point such as stretches, walking, a physio plan etc), a pass cannot be given.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ FREE *subject to eligibility checks No additional costs

Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. We ensure you get all the support you need throughout your course in the form of a personal tutor and learning resources. This course is available fully online. All of our award-winning learning resources are of the highest quality and are designed to be engaging and interactive to keep you focused on your learning at all times.

This is a 16 week distance learning course to be completed independently, in your own time, with support from learning resources and a personal tutor. We advise you allocate dedicated study time on a weekly basis to fit around your commitments.

Distance learning requires you to work independently through learning resources and the completion of assessment questions and tasks. Submission dates for assessments will be scheduled evenly throughout the 16 weeks.

This qualification aims to equip you with a detailed understanding of the concepts of health and well-being, including basic anatomy and physiology. You will learn about the role of nutrition in exercise, including energy requirements and fluid replacement, and then learn about how to measure personal fitness levels and create a personal programme of exercise and nutrition.

Unit 1: Understand health, well-being and exercise
In this unit, you will cover the concepts of health and well-being, factors that could have a negative impact on health and well-being, factors that can affect personal motivation, and the basics of anatomy and physiology.

Unit 2: Understand the role of nutrition in exercise
You will learn about diet and nutrition, energy requirements and fluid replacement for exercise.

Unit 3: Plan and prepare for personal exercise and nutrition
In the third and final unit of this course, you will learn about the importance of exercising safely, how to measure personal fitness levels, how to follow an appropriate personal programme of exercise and nutrition, and how to evaluate a personal programme of exercise and nutrition.

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