Course Overview

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

Course code: QCF402

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Kick-start your career in giving professional nutritional advice, from home!

Active IQ are one of the UK’s leading awarding organisations for the active leisure, learning and wellbeing sector and are recognised and regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales and CCEA. They design qualifications that support clearly defined career pathways for the active leisure sector.

Open Study College is recognised by REPs (The Register of Exercise Professionals) as an endorsed provider of RQF qualifications. 

This Active IQ Level 2 Award provides an excellent knowledge base in understanding nutrition performance and healthy eating, and is ideal for:

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

This Active IQ Level 2 course enables you to:

  • Gain an understanding of the principles of weight control 
  • Develop knowledge in the function of food
  • Understand how a balanced diet is required to maximise performance
  • Gain 16 CPD points for REPs membership
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Course Content

Course Content

Qualification accreditation number: (QCF) 601/2039/3
Unit 1: Understanding Nutrition, Performance and Healthy Eating (unit code F/504/4485)
  • 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
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, so you can complete all assessed work from home.

Course Duration

This course will take approximately 24 hours to complete. Students will receive a full year to complete the course, which is a lot more time than you will need. This allows you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines.

Study Method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn 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 sent to online, you decide. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

ELearning system requirements

You will need Adobe Flash Player installed on your computer, which can be downloaded free of charge from the Adobe website. You will also need to ensure your computer is able to play sound as some of the videos include audio.

Course Outcome

At the end of this course successful learners will receive an Active IQ Level 2 Award in Understanding Nutrition, Performance and Healthy Eating (qualification accreditation number (QCF) 601/2039/3). This means that you will achieve a Level 2 qualification on The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. In addition, you will gain 16 CPD points for your REPs membership. 

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.

REPs (The Register of Exercise Professionals) is the largest public independent register for the Health and Fitness Industry. Becoming a REPs member allows you to work professionally within the industry and continually develop your education and skills.

Open Study College is endorsed by PD: Approval and our qualifications are recognised by REPs.

Q&As

Your Questions Answered

What are the requirements needed to enrol onto this course?

Students must be 16 years or over to enrol on this course. It is also recommended that students have basic level communication skills.

Is there a time limit for the completion of 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?
  • Comprehensive study materials
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Accreditation
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
Are there any additional costs?

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

What happens if I lose my course pack?

It’s not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

What if I still have questions?

That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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The total course fee includes a loan arrangement fee. Your initial deposit payment will be used towards this fee, any remaining fee balance will be added the loan amount.

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Our finance option is provided in partnership with AffordItNow.
For your finance application to be considered you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be over 18 years old
  • Be employed for at least 16 hours a week or retired and in receipt of a private or company pension. Certain state benefit schemes may also be considered.
  • Be a permanent UK resident with a 3 year address history
  • Have a good credit history with no late payments, debt relief orders or bankruptcies
  • Have a valid email address and can access it

Please note that meeting the above criteria does not guarantee finance acceptance.

Open Study College, 6140 Knights Court, Birmingham Business Park, Birmingham B37 7WY is a licensed credit broker, authorised and regulated by The Financial Conduct Authority (licence number 724179 with FCA).