Nutrition, Health and Food Awareness within Leisure and Tourism

Would any of your learners benefit from completing one of our sports nutrition courses?

This course will provide learners with crucial nutrition, health and food awareness knowledge, including the best methods of preventing cross-contamination, how to safely operate within a food preparation environment within the leisure and tourism sector, and the principles of healthy eating. By completing this course, learners will also discover how to identify the characteristics of stress and anxiety and how to manage them.

Due to our range of sports nutrition courses, upon completion of this course, your learners could go on to study the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health, or the Level 2 Certificate in Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition.

Unit 1: Consider nutritional needs of a variety of individuals

This unit will provide your learners with an understanding of how nutritional needs vary with age. They will develop their knowledge of the special dietary requirements of vegetarians, individuals with certain religious beliefs and those with allergies. Your learners will also gain an awareness of the factors that create barriers to healthy eating.

Unit 2: Explore the principles of healthy eating

Within this unit your learners will develop their understanding of how diet affects a person’s health. They will go on to consider how the five food groups contribute to a healthy diet, as well as the roles of different nutrients in maintaining health. This unit also provides learners with an understanding of healthy food preparation.

Unit 3: Understanding stress

Here your learners will gain an understanding of stress and its causes. They will develop an appreciation of what stress can feel like, and the symptoms that may be experienced by individuals. This unit also covers the variety of ways in which stress can be managed.

Unit 4: Understanding anxiety

Throughout this unit your learners will explore anxiety and its causes by considering what anxiety can feel like for an individual, and the symptoms that may be experienced. They will discover the different methods used for managing and treating anxiety, and gain an understanding of the roles and needs of an individual’s family and friends.

Unit 5: Principles of equality and diversity in the workplace

This unit will provide your learners with a thorough understanding of the standards and expectations regarding equality and diversity in the workplace, with reference to current relevant legislation.

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