12 week course
This online course is designed for those who wish to learn how to improve their personal health and wellbeing. Completion of the course enables learners to gain knowledge and understanding of the positive effects of exercise on long-term health and well-being and implementing an exercise plan with the appropriate nutritional requirements.
The objectives of this qualification are to help learners gain an understanding of:
• Impact of diet, nutrition and exercise on their personal health
• Safe and appropriate exercise
• Importance of personal motivation and setting goals and targets.
The course is accessed online via our learning platform, EQUAL.
What will I learn?
The objectives of the course are to help individuals gain an understanding of the impact of diet, nutrition and exercise on their personal health, safe and appropriate exercise and the importance of personal motivation and setting goals and targets.
There are 3 mandatory units in this qualification:
Unit 01 Understand health, well-being and exercise
Concepts of health and well-being
Factors that could have a negative impact on health and well-being
Factors affecting personal motivation
Basic anatomy and physiology
Unit 02 Understand the role of nutrition in exercise
Diet and nutrition for exercise
Energy requirements for exercise
Fluid replacement for exercise
Unit 03 Plan and prepare for personal exercise and nutrition
Importance of exercising safely
Measure personal fitness levels
Appropriate personal programme of exercise and nutrition
Evaluating the personal programme of exercise and nutrition
How will the course be assessed?
The course content is designed to take around 100 hours (8 - 12 weeks)
Learners will be given access to a comprehensive online learning platform which will provide them with detailed knowledge and information to support their successful completion of each unit.
A tutor will be assigned to the learner once enrolled, they will support you in your induction and be the point of support throughout the length of the course.
Further self-directed research is encouraged to expand learner’s understanding of key topics.
Materials and other information
The Additional Learning Support Team work across college supporting students with a variety of learning needs in different ways. Support can be requested at enrolment or at any point throughout your course. For more information about ALS or for support with booking onto a course telephone 0333 0031717
Progression and Careers
Clear deadlines will be provided for each unit to ensure the qualification is completed within the set time frame.
Completion and progress on each unit is clearly identified on the learner’s online dashboard.
Learners will receive regular written feedback throughout the course including opportunities for further development.