Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition
Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition

Breathe new life into your exercise, health and nutrition routine. This course will breathe new life into your exercise, health and nutrition routine – or help prepare you for a career in personal wellbeing. We’ll run you through basic anatomy and help you understand the important role nutrition plays in meeting your fitness goals.

Nationally Accredited

100% free

Takes on average 5 - 10 weeks

Engaging Online Learning

Expert 1-to-1 support

Level 2 qualification

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Course Description

This qualification aims to equip you with a comprehensive understanding of the concepts of health and well-being, including basic anatomy and physiology. Through this course you will learn about the role of nutrition in exercise, including energy requirements and fluid replacement, and then learn about how to measure personal fitness levels and create a personal programme of exercise and nutrition.

Please note: You are required to complete a fitness test as part of this course. If you become unable to be active and therefore cannot complete the fitness tests (i.e a timed walk) or log anything in your exercise plan (this could be from any fitness level start point such as stretches, walking, a physio plan, etc), a pass cannot be given.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

    • Identify the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and the factors that can have a negative impact on health and wellbeing
    • Use proven strategies to help motivate yourself and others to pursue and lead a healthy lifestyle
    • Make nutritional food choices to support a healthy lifestyle and track your nutritional intake
    • Create, maintain and measure a personal fitness and nutrition programme

Course Length: This course can typically be completed within 5 – 10 weeks, depending on your time availability.

If you spend this much time per week… Then you’ll complete your qualification in…
24 hours 5 weeks
15 hours 8 weeks
12 hours 10 weeks
10 hours 12 weeks

We have course work submission milestones in place to ensure you’re on track to complete your qualification within a maximum 12 weeks.

Free Course for: Anyone who is unemployed and aged 19 or over who has been living in the European Union for the last 3 years

Qualification: Level 2 Certificate in the Improvement for Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition (RQF) 

Certified Awarding Body: TQUK

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How home-based learning works

After an initial digital assessment, you will receive access to the digital course, which is full of engaging and comprehensive content such as videos, quizzes, and more. You will be paired with a qualified assessor who will provide you with ongoing, friendly support. You'll then complete an online assessment in order to receive your qualification.

Jobs that this qualification can lead to:
  • Personal Trainer
  • Nutritionist
Course Content
  • Unit 1: Understand health, wellbeing and exercise

You’ll start your course by exploring the components of a healthy lifestyle and learn how exercise and nutrition have a positive impact on wellbeing. You’ll study factors that can have a negative effect on health and identify techniques for staying motivated to lead a healthy lifestyle. Plus, you’ll gain a basic understanding of anatomy and physiology.

  • Unit 2: Understand the role of nutrition in exercise

In this unit, you’ll look at the link between nutrition and exercise and how food choices affect performance. You’ll explore the impacts of ‘fad’ diets, study the effects of supplements, and learn how technology can help individuals monitor their nutritional intake. Additionally, you’ll examine the relationship between energy intake and fluid replacement and exercise.

  • Unit 3: Plan and prepare for personal exercise and nutrition

In this final unit, you’ll have the opportunity to put your own fitness to the test. You’ll learn how to set appropriate short and long-term fitness goals, devise a nutrition plan to support a personal exercise regime, and effectively measure personal fitness levels.

Are you eligible to complete this qualification for free?

This qualification is 100% government funded if:

  • You were born before the 31st August 2001
  • You must currently live in England. However, anyone living in the following areas is not eligible for funding: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West Midlands and West of England
  • You have lived in the European Union for the last 3 years (unless you have have been given a special Visa/Residence permits that gives you the permanent right to remain)
  • Are Unemployed and can provide evidence (Subject to eligibility)
  • Can provide Identifications and relevant documentation as required
  • If on the 31st of August 2019, you were aged between 19-23, you need to have gained a full level 2 qualification (e.g. five or more GCSE/O-Levels at grades A* – C / 4 – 9, one A-Level, two/three AS-Levels, five or more CSE grade 1’s, GNVQ Intermediate, QCF Diploma Level 2)
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Why Learn with Us

A fully certified and nationally accredited qualification

100% government funded - you don't pay anything! (Check your eligibility.)

Ongoing and comprehensive one-to-one support from an expert assessor

Comprehensive employment support service

FAQs
Our Home Learning courses take place from the comfort of your home! You can be enrolled on our courses whenever you are ready, and start when you’re ready.
Yes, the main advantage of doing our Home Learning course is that allows you to be flexible to choose the times that suits you to learn. Each course will have a recommended date to complete, with plenty of time to work through the units to gain the qualification.
The amount of time that you dedicate to the course is entirely flexible. Depending on the qualification, someone dedicating 15 hours of learning a week can complete their qualification within eight weeks.
All our courses are free for those who are employed and unemployed, subject to eligibility.
We are adding the ability to enroll yourself very soon, but in the meantime, please fill out the form on this page - and someone from the team will get in touch with you within a day.
No, you don’t need to attend our training center for any of our Home Learning courses. (Note that under normal circumstances we deliver various classroom-based courses from our training centers in Croydon, Harrow and Tottenham - learn more at https://strivetraining.wpengine.com/classroom-based-courses/)
Yes, anyone who is employed or unemployed can enroll on any of our courses, subject to eligibility.
No, you can start when you are ready and enroll when you are ready.
You can enroll on one course at a time, but you can do as many as you like to achieve your career goals. We are happy to give you information, advice and guidance on any courses you wish to complete.
Of course. All our courses are accredited courses and you will receive a nationally recognized certification on achievement.
All our Home Learning courses are assignment based, you will need to complete assignments for each of the units of the qualifications and submit them to your assessor.
Your assessor will be available to support you through email or our messaging system and provide feedback on all your assignments you submit.
Yes, you will be provided with regular progress updates.
Yes, there are further courses that will become available in due course, we will be keeping our website updated regularly, but if you would like to be notified please email us at homelearning@strivetraining.co.uk
We continually try to make learning simple and transparent. Learning through our online platform is incredibly easy and you can navigate around your qualification quickly and access all the learning materials as soon as you login. Your studying should be about what you learn, not how you learn it. Which is why we make the entire process as simple as possible to help you adjust to learning online.
The general certification process is normally from 6-8 weeks. However, due to the pandemic, the Awarding Bodies service has been impacted which can cause a delay. We are working hard to distribute all the certificates that we have received in a timely manner and we will send a text as soon as the certificates are ready. For all queries regarding certification please email us on certification@strivetraining.co.uk. When contacting us please include the following information: • Full Name • Title of the qualification • Contact details and address.
Next Steps

Simply complete the short form on the right. You'll then immediately be able to complete your Fast-Track online registration.

This registration process will confirm your eligibility to have your qualification 100% government funded. Join 40,000 other learners who have chosen to upskill with Strive Training - register now!

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