Pembrokeshire College, Merlins Bridge, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA61 1SZ


Nutrition for Healthy Living

Nutrition for Healthy Living

Nutrition for Healthy Living Course

YMCA Level 2 Award in Nutrition for Healthy Living

This course provides knowledge in diet and nutrition for your own use, and will also be helpful if you work in any health/well-being or fitness related employment.

Under 19’s are eligible for a reduced fee of 20% of the full cost.



Is this course right for me?

This six week course is aimed at providing learners with the knowledge, understanding and competence to offer advice to individuals on nutrition for healthy living including the role of food groups, digestion and the basic principles of weight management.


  • No formal entry requirements

Learners will cover:

  • Structure and function of the digestive system
  • The glycemic index
  • The role of cholesterol, macro nutrients and micro nutrients
  • Guidelines for a healthy, balanced diet
  • Obesity and weight management

Units to be studied include:

  • Diet and nutrition for healthy living
  • Food groups and digestion

Learners are able to complete either the full qualification or certain units or elements through the medium of Welsh/bilingually.

  • Continuous assessment during the course
  • Practical assessment during the course
  • Portfolio of evidence

Learners achieving this qualification may want to progress onto a Fitness Instructing course.

  • Stationery - you will be told about any specific items before you start the course

Any costs above are approximate and may change.

  • No additional costs

Additional Information

Additional information




Course Date:

01 February 2023

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The College takes all reasonable steps to provide the educational services and courses as described above. Details are correct at the time of editing but may be subject to change without prior notice. Courses will not run if student numbers are insufficient. The College has the right to refuse individuals entry to courses in certain circumstances. Prospective students may be advised of more suitable alternatives, if appropriate. The entry requirements stated are those that are normally required to undertake the programme of study.
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