Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Sport & Exercise Performance

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Introduction

This qualification provides learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to understand nutrition for sport and exercise performance and provide learners with the knowledge and skills to:

  • Understand the need for a healthy, balanced diet to optimise sports performance.
  • Understand how to access credible information about sports and performance nutrition.
  • Understand the benefits and risks of specific nutritional protocols that may be used to prepare for sports or fitness events.

Understand the current scientific evidence relating to the safety and efficacy of common, legally available supplements and ergogenic aids.

Entry Requirements

Learners must hold Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing and Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity or Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training or equivalent.

There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved, so learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2.

Qualification Structure and Credit Value

Learners must complete the one mandatory unit.

  • Nutrition for sport and exercise performance
Assessment
  • Coursework

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