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About this course

Ofqual Qualification Number: 600/6963/6

Course objectives

The objective of this qualification is to provide an understanding of the nutritional requirements for a healthy diet, the effect of diet on health, and the importance of hydration. These principles are then applied to fulfilling the dietary requirements for physical activity and sport.


Written assignment 

Attainment of the Learning Outcomes for the unit will be assessed by assignment.  The assignment will be provided by RSPH and internally marked by the center, Care in training CIC. Center marks will be subject to external verification by RSPH. In order to obtain a Pass candidates must be able to demonstrate that they have achieved the learning outcomes for the unit.  


In this course you will study the following:

  • The requirements for nutrients and hydration during physical activity.
  • The relationship between nutrition and physical activity.
  • How to advise participants in physical activities on nutritional strategies.

Length of course:

You are free to work through this course at your own pace and in your own time. Once you are ready to submit your completed coursework, to Care in training CIC, you will be registered with RSPH examinations. 


To enroll in this course you must be 18-years-old or over. It is recommended that learners should have achieved a level of education equivalent to five GCSEs at grades A*-C however exemptions may be made for adult returners with relevant experience.


Upon successful completion of this course candidates will be awarded a Level 4 Certificate in Nutrition for Physical Activity and Sport from The Royal Society for Public Health.

Course curriculum

    1. Welcome to your course

    2. About your course

    1. Macro and Micro Nutrients

    2. Quiz

    3. Current UK Guidelines for a Healthy Diet

    4. Current UK Guidelines for a Healthy Diet

    5. Government Dietary Recommendations

    6. Dietary Reference Values

    7. Quiz: Dietary Reference Values

    8. How much is 5 a day?

    9. Food groups

    10. The Eatwell Guide

    11. Sources of Nutrients

    12. Takeaway: The Eatwell Guide

    13. Template: The Eatwell Guide

    14. The Eatwell Guide quiz

    1. Nutritional information on food labels

    2. Activity: Food labels

    3. Portion sizes

    4. Worsksheet - Investigating portion sizes

    5. Nutrition claims

    6. Recipe modification

    1. My diet

    2. British Dietetic Association - Menu planning

    1. Nutritional needs through life

    2. Energy intake and expenditure

    3. Activity: Energy and Nutrients

    4. Explore Food

    5. Activity: Energy through life

    6. Activity: Diet through life

    7. What happens to your body when you are dehydrated?

    8. Activity: Investigating portion sizes

    9. Healthy hydration guide for adults and teenagers - British Nutrition Foundation

    10. Healthy hydration for older adults with poor appetites - British Nutrition Foundation

    11. Healthy hydration for children aged 1-4 years - British Nutrition Foundation

    12. Hydration for children - British Nutrition Foundation

    1. Session 1: Learning Objectives

    2. Starter Quiz

    3. Nutrition and Sports Performance - James Hudson

    4. Nutritional requirements for physical activity

    5. Carbohydrate and energy

    6. Protein and energy

    7. Nutrition for Fuel: information sheet

    8. Nutrition for Fuel: Case study. Teenage rower

    9. HydrationBDA

    10. Dehydration

    11. Individualised Hydration.PNG

    12. Quiz

About this course

  • £700.00
  • 78 lessons
  • 0.5 hours of video content

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