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Alternative Provision

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Health & Fitness

Intent

The qualification enables students 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:

  • the impact of diet, nutrition and exercise on their personal health
  • safe and appropriate exercise
  • the importance of personal motivation and setting goals and targets

 

Implementation

Our students will work towards an NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition.

The course is assessed through coursework and practical assessment, there is no written exam.

Our students will improve their personal fitness through learning the theory in addition to workout sessions including trips to the gym. We will also select and create healthy recipes using food analysis programs, assessing the nutritional value of dishes and ingredients, with the aim to be able to make and recommend healthy food choices.

 

Impact

The qualification focuses on an applied study of the health and fitness sector and students will gain a broad understanding and knowledge of working in the sector.

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • NCFE Level 2 Award/Certificate in Nutrition and Health
  • NCFE Level 2 and 3 Certificate/Diploma in Sport

 

It may also be useful to learners studying qualifications in the following sector areas:

  • health and social care
  • hospitality
  • leisure

Contact Us

The Limes College, Robin Hood Lane,
Sutton SM1 2SD

02086521150

office@thelimescollege.org.uk

The Limes College is part of Alternative Learning Trust which is a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales. Company Number 11788031 Registered office: Sutton West Centre, Robin Hood Lane, Sutton SM1 2SD