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Diet and Nutrition at QLS Level 2

Diet and Nutrition at QLS Level 2
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This course is available in Paper format and also online.


This Home Study Diet and Nutrition course is designed to enhance your knowledge of this increasingly relevant area. With our society currently experiencing its worst ever crisis in weight levels with its medical and lifestyle consequences, this subject is  to a broad range of people.


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Diet and Nutrition at QLS Level 2

Course code: FHL06

Delivery method: Paper Based & online

Course duration: 12 Months

Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

Award achieved: ABC Awards and Certa Award Certificate of achievement at QLS Level 2


You will learn about how the range of diets available today, their distinctive features and how different approaches to dieting have different side effects.

You will be introduced to the basics of nutrition and its building blocks before moving on to the troublesome subject of eating disorders.

You will then look at the digestive system and how it works buy lasix water pill before returning in more detail to the whole issue of diets and their relevant benefits for individuals.

Calories, Carbohydrates, Protein, Fat and Fibre are then discussed in detail and how they can work to help us.

We then move on to the features of both vegetarian and vegan diets.

Next is the important issue of legislation and the approved labelling system in the UK for foods before finishing off with how to plan diets for different people and circumstances.


  • Unit 1:       Understanding Dieting
  • Unit 2:       Understanding Nutrition
  • Unit 3:       Eating Disorders
  • Unit 4:       The Digestive System
  • Unit 5:       Choosing the Right Diet
  • Unit 6:       Calories, Carbohydrates, Protein, Fat, Fibre
  • Unit 7:       Vegetarians
  • Unit 8:       Vegans
  • Unit 9:       Food Standards labelling on food
  • Unit 10:     A Basic Diet Plan
  • Glossary of Nutritional Terms

Course Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will be given the option to receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Kendal Publishing Ltd has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Kendal Publishing Ltd to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications.   The Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Method of Study

Paper Based Version

The course comes to you as a paper-based pack delivered by courier.

You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments.

Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor.


Method of Assessment

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. We call these Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs). You need only send the TMAs to your tutor for comment, not the self-assessment exercises which are also part of the course to help you gauge your progress.

Course Length Information

This course can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.

Tutor Support

You will have access to a tutor via email who will mark your work and guide you through the course and will assist you with any problems you may have. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.