Level 2 Certificate in Improving Personal Exercise, Health and Nutrition

Interested in studying one of our online nutrition courses? This qualification aims to equip you with a detailed understanding of the concepts of health and well-being, including basic anatomy and physiology. 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. Upon completion of this course, you could progress on to one of our other online nutrition courses, such as Nutrition, Health and Food Awareness.

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.


Unit 1: Understand health, well-being and exercise

In this unit, you will cover the concepts of health and well-being, factors that could have a negative impact on health and well-being, factors that can affect personal motivation, and the basics of anatomy and physiology.

Unit 2: Understand the role of nutrition in exercise

You will learn about diet and nutrition, energy requirements and fluid replacement for exercise.

Unit 3: Plan and prepare for personal exercise and nutrition

In the third and final unit of this course, your employees will learn about the importance of exercising safely, how to measure personal fitness levels, how to follow an appropriate personal programme of exercise and nutrition, and how to evaluate a personal programme of exercise and nutrition.

The benefits of this course include:

  • Learn from your own home, in your own time
  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
  • Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • Subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries
  • Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if you are eligible.
  • This qualification could assist you in gaining the following employment opportunities and potential salaries:

    Personal Trainer – up to £32,000 per annum (possibility of a much higher salary dependent on experience).

    Nutritionist – up to £39,500 per annum.

    Key Information

    Course Length 12 weeks
    Awarding Body NCFE
    Course Level Level 2
    Funding Fully Funded
    Learning Method(s)

    Online learning
    materials with
    online assessment