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Learn to live healthily

Our FREE online short course will help you understand the impact food and diet has on health, including effective weight management, eating disorders and age-related needs.

  • Get qualified in 15 weeks or less
  • Make your CV stand out
  • Nationally accredited

About the course

Make positive changes to your own health and wellbeing, or kick-start a career in this sector, by understanding the impact that food and diet has on health.

 

 

Modules include:

- The principles of healthy eating
- The nutritional needs of individuals
- Planning a healthy diet
- Principles of weight management
- Understanding eating disorders
- Principles of food safety for the home environment

 

It's a Level 2 qualification, which is similar to having a GCSE at grade A*-C or 4-9, so it's a great addition to your CV too.

 

We offer a wide range of FREE online short courses. Click below to see them all and apply.

What do I need to get started?

To study these courses you will need the following:

  • An Internet enabled PC running Microsoft Windows
  • A Web browser (JavaScript and Cookie enabled)
  • An active email account
  • Microsoft Word or a similar word processing software program. (You may need additional software programs for IT courses – please contact us for more information.)
  • Adobe Reader
  • Adobe Flash Player (version 9.0 or higher)

Courses delivered through iTrain, our online learning portal

  • Start when you want - flexible around family commitments and working from home
  • Self study learning - no need to attend a classroom
  • Accessible to all - no entry requirements
  • Personalised support - a dedicated online support team
  • Add skills to your CV - progress your career

Ready to apply?

If you have any questions, please email onlinecourses@gloscol.ac.uk and a member of the team will get back to you within 72 hours.

 

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Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

We are here to help

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us good.

  • We offer industry relevant facilities
  • Our lecturers are passionate subject specialists
  • Employers value our students' skills

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great Learning Mentor scheme.

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