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Advanced Nutrition and Health Level 3

Course Code: ABC927
Course Level: 3

Course Overview

Take on a new challenge within the exciting world of Nutrition and Health, from home!

This course will enable you to:

  • Explain the fundamentals of digestion and the digestive system
  • Explore the food combing system, and explore the extent to which this can be applied to real world diets
  • Understand cravings, including what cravings really mean in a nutritional sense
  • Explore some of the most common nutritional supplements and understand the circumstances under which they are useful
  • Provide information on eating disorders and obesity
  • Outline the fundamental principles of sports nutrition
  • Broaden the students understanding of nutrition, providing a basis for more advanced practice and study

This course will allow you to study the convenient way! You decide when and where you learn, at your own pace. Your coursework can be submitted by either post or email, making it easy and hassle-free.

All your course materials will be received by post or email, so it couldn’t be simpler. Our experienced and friendly tutors are there to help you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!

Start your journey and develop your skills and knowledge today and join over 60,000 students that already have!

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  • Unit 1: The Digestive System
    • Organs which are responsible for digestion
    • Digestive process
    • Role of each of the digestive organs  
    • Compatible and incompatible food combinations
    Unit 2: Food Combining
    • Define “food combining”
    • Definitions commonly associated with food combining
    • Food combining system
    • Compatible and incompatible food combinations
    Unit 3: Cravings and Habits 
    • Why cravings are not always negative
    • Common cravings
    • Bad habits affect our diets and health
    • Model for change
  • Unit 4: Supplementation
    • Cravings are not always negative
    • Common cravings
    • Relying on supplementation
    • Risks with supplements
    Unit 5: Weight management
    • Obesity
    • Categories of obesity
    • Eating disorders
    • Principles of weight loss
    • Creating a weight loss plan
    Unit 6: Sports Nutrition
    • Good hydration
    • Role of carbohydrates, fats and proteins in sports nutrition
    • Characteristics of good nutrition pre, during and post exercise
    • How advertising can be misleading

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed by a series of assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required. You are required to do some of your own research.

    Course Duration

    This course will take you 12 months to complete. This gives you well over enough time to complete your studies.

  • Study Method

    This course will enable you to work when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive our award-winning support by email, so help is only a click away!

    Course Outcome

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

    The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

    ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge or skills to enrol onto this course. Although a sound understanding of nutrition is advisable. Ideal introductory courses include Nutrition Consultant Level 3, or Nutrition and Health Level 2. 

Is there a time limit for this course?

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of the course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Advanced Nutrition and Health Level 3 Certification.

What happens if I lose my course pack?

We offer a course replacement service which ensures that, if your course pack is lost or damaged throughout the duration of your studies, we can issue you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee. This is available by calling our Student Support team on 03300 563100.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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    - Ali Page, Grantown-on-spey

    Good contact and quick marking with feedback.

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