Active IQ Level 2 Award in Understanding Nutritional Performance and Healthy Eating

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Active IQ Level 2 Award in Understanding Nutritional Performance and Healthy Eating
Active IQ Level 2 Award in Understanding Nutritional Performance and Healthy Eating
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Qualification: Understanding Nutrition Performance and Healthy Eating Level 2 Award

Awarding Body: Active IQ

Support: 12 months

RQF Listed: Yes - 3 credit points (601/2039/3)

Reps Recognised: Yes -16 CPD points

Ofqual Recognised: Yes

Estimated Study Time: 30 hours



Paying in Full: £439

Paying in Stages: Your first payment will be £89, then a direct debit will be set up for eight monthly payments of £50. Only available to students with a UK bank account.



Understanding Nutrition Performance and Healthy Eating is perfect for:

  • Students who want to achieve a nationally recognised qualification in understanding nutrition performance and healthy eating
  • Students who want to go onto further vocational training and placement opportunities
  • Students aspiring to become a nutrition consultant, dietitian or public health nutritionist

Students will learn of the function of food, understand the principles of weight control and how a balance diet is required to maximise performance.


Support is provided for up to 12 months but it is entirely up to you how quickly you work through the course. The estimated study time is 30 hours so if you average around 5 hours a week study you would complete in 2-3 months.

The course can be sent to you online or delivered hard copy in folders. This is yours to keep so you can write on it, make notes etc.

Support is provided throughout the course via a tutor who can be emailed at any time should you come across anything you are unsure of. There is also a support team by telephone.

The course consists of one unit. At the end of the unit you will complete an assignment which you will email to your tutor. An assignment is a set of questions based upon the unit you have just studied. Your tutor will mark your work and give you feedback. If there are any areas for improvements or anything that you have misunderstood you will always have the opportunity to re-submit.

The good news is there are no exams! Once you have completed all the assignments you complete the course.


There are no entry requirements for the course.


Unit 1: Understanding Nutrition, Performance and Healthy Eating

  • Function of food
  • Relationship between food and health
  • Basic principles of weight control
  • Why a balanced diet is required to maximise performance
  • Promote healthy eating



At the end of this course successful learners will receive an Active IQ Level 2 Award in Understanding Nutrition, Performance and Healthy Eating - RQF. This means that you will achieve a Level 2 qualification on the Regulated Qualification Framework.

Your qualification is accredited by Active IQ one of the UK's leading Ofqual approved awarding bodies in the health, fitness and active leisure sector. In addition you will gain 16 CPD points for your REPs membership.

REPs (The Register of Exercise Professionals) is the largest public independent register which provides regulation for instructors and trainers to ensure that they meet National Occupational Standards agreed by the health and fitness industry. Membership with REPs is valued and respected, enhancing employability and is recognised in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

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