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Level 2 Certificate in Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition
To be eligible for funding you must be aged 19 or over, have been living in the European Union for the last 3 years and have not previously completed the course you are wanting to enrol on.
If you do not complete the course, you may be liable to a £100 resource and registration fee.
Would any of your employees benefit from completing one of our self-improvement courses?
This qualification aims to equip your employees with a detailed understanding of the concepts of health and well-being, including basic anatomy and physiology. They 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.
Upon completion of this course, your employees could go on to study one of our other self-improvement courses, such as Nutrition, Health and Food Awareness.
Please note: Your employees will be required to complete a fitness test as part of this course. If they become unable to be active and therefore cannot complete the fitness tests (I.e a timed walk) or log anything in their exercise plan (this could be from any fitness level start point such as stretches, walking, a physio plan etc), a pass cannot be given.
Unit 1: Understand health, well-being and exercise
In this unit, your employees 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
Your employees 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, your employees 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.
Benefits for the business:
Benefits for the employee:
Once your employees have completed this course, they could progress on to the following:
Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health
Explore the Principles of Healthy Eating
Understand the Principles of Exercise and Fitness
Nutrition, Health and Food Awareness