Diet and Nutrition Level 3

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Cambridge Open college

Course Provider

    Based in Rotherham

Regions covered


How to book

    Use the course enquiry form on the right or call them on 0843 886 0310.

Training Course Details

  • Delivery Method: Online/Distance Learning
  • Suitable for: Individual



It’s true what they say- you are what you eat. The importance of a correct and balanced diet cannot be understated, and this fascinating and insightful course is the perfect choice for those interested in this area. Accredited through the Focus Award’s Focus on Quality Provision (FQP) Scheme, the Diet and Nutrition course aims to give students a solid grounding in the nuances of human nutrition.

Ideal for people seeking to improve their eating habits or even those interested in starting a career in this area, the Diet and Nutrition course is open to applicants from all walks of life.


The Diet and Nutrition course covers 9 enriching units. These units have been specifically tailored to cover the essentials of diet and nutrition, and give students a sound knowledge of related areas, such as weight loss and eating disorders.

The key to healthy nutrition is balance. After all, food is fuel, and what you put into your system directly correlates with performance, health and wellbeing. From ensuring you get the right vitamins and minerals to understanding different diets and limiting unhealthy fats and sugars, this course will explore the nuances of nutrition; ensuring students are informed and knowledgeable in this area, ready to make positive changes in their own lives and the lives of others.


You may be surprised to learn that the Diet and Nutrition course has no set entry requirements. All you need to enrol is an interest in this area of study and a good standard of general education. The course materials are designed to be easy to follow, and we supply a detailed study guide to all new students. If you encounter any issues whilst studying, your personal tutor will always be on hand to offer guidance.

UNIT 1 – Digestion

UNIT 2 – Dietary Nutrients

UNIT 3 – Supplementary nutrients

UNIT 4 – Role of Fluids

UNIT 5 – Weight loss and dieting

UNIT 6 – Vegetarianism

UNIT 7 – Groups with Special dietary needs

UNIT 8 – Eating Disorders

UNIT 9 – Personal Diet Plans

Graduates of the Diet and Nutrition course will receive a diploma from Cambridge Open College. In addition, graduates will also receive a certificate that is endorsed by Focus Awards. Focus Awards is a member of the Federation of Awarding Bodies, and only offers endorsements to courses that exceed their high standards of consistency and quality.

With a solid grounding in human dietary needs and nutrition, you may wish to start a new career in this area. On the other hand, this course is an ideal stepping-stone into other courses, should you wish to continue your studies.

Whether you choose to carve a career or progress into further study. That is why we offer students FREE CV appraisal, employment tools and much, much more.

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