Level 2 Certificate in Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition

About the course

In today’s busy world it can be hard to find the time and energy to ensure our health and fitness are at their best, but we know it is important. If you are looking to improve your own health but aren’t sure where to start, this course is a great entry point.

This course will equip learners with a detailed understanding of the concepts of health and well-being, including basic anatomy and physiology. They 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.


Who will Benefit from the Course

This course is ideal for learners who wish to increase their awareness and understanding of different aspects of health and well-being and how factors such as technology and a sedentary lifestyle can affect this. It is ideal for anyone looking to learn how to put together a personal exercise and nutrition plan and understand how to account for energy requirements and fluid replacement in relation to the type of exercise being undertaken.


Learning Method

Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. We ensure you get all the support you need throughout your course in the form of a Personal Tutor and a Learner Support Advisor.


This Course is Available:

• Online

The online course is available on The Skills Network’s online learning platform, EQUAL, online learning with a difference. EQUAL features:

• Exciting and engaging content

• Interactivity - featuring videos and games to enhance learning

• Virtual tutors who offer hints, tips and guidance throughout the course


What you will Learn

This course is split into three manageable units:


Unit 1: Understand Health, Wellbeing and Exercise

Unit 2: Understand the Role of Nutrition in Exercise

Unit 3: Plan and Prepare for Personal Exercise and Nutrition



• Gain a nationally recognised qualification

• This course is delivered via distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where you study

• Study will enhance both your personal skills and professional development

• Personal tutors are assigned to ensure you have the support needed to succeed

About our Online Adult Skills Courses

In partnership with The Skills Network, our Online Training courses allow a more flexible learning experience when compared to face-to-face classroom study. Our range of courses are perfect if you are looking to develop a career in health and/or well-being alongside any commitments that you may have. As with all of our Funded Adult Skills courses, you may be entitled to have your fees fully or partially funded. 

Some of the courses may require paper-based learning materials. Please allow between 5-7 working days for these to arrive after your enrollment. Once confirmed you will receive an automated email to access your learning materials through our EQUAL system.