Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Exercise and Health

What Qualifications do I get?

With this course  you gain the following  qualification:

YMCA Awards Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Exercise and Health

This qualification will enable you to develop your knowledge on healthy eating to analyse your client’s nutritional habits. You will be able to offer healthy eating advice linked to your clients’ exercise and lifestyle goals.


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Want to qualify in our Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Exercise and Health ?

Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Exercise and Health

This qualification comprises of 1 mandatory unit:

Unit 1 – The principles of nutrition and their application to exercise and health

Successful achievement of the above unit must be achieved for the full qualification.

You can start studying your Distance Learning course  at home once enrolled!

Distance Learning L3 Nutrition Stages

Stage 1 –Once you have enrolled onto the distance learning course you will be provided with your learning resources.

Stage 2–You can start studying once you receive your resources. 

Stage 3 – You will be allocated your tutor once enrolled. You will submit work to your designated tutor for marking.

Stage 4- When you are ready we will provide you with a list of assessment dates for the theory papers, you then choose the dates you wish to attend from the list. We offer weekday and weekend choices. You also have the choice of doing all assessments remotely. Theory papers can be taken using eproctering.

Stage 6 Once all units have passed and your work has been through our quality assurance process your certificate will be requested from the awarding body, YMCA Awards. Once we receive your certificate we will post to you.

We look forward to supporting you through your learning.

Are there any Prerequisites?

The pre-requistes are that you hold one of the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing or equivalent
  • Level 3 Diploma in Pilates
  • Level 3 Diploma in Yoga
How do I book?

Stage 1. You can either complete the contact form by clicking here  ,or you can scroll down the page and click on the book course which will open up a new page. Once we have received your contact information we will email the enrolment documents to complete.

You can also telephone and we will start the process by emailing you the documents.


Stage 2. Once we have received all documents and payment you will receive the resources for the course. This will take approximately a week to process. If you would like to use our interest free payment plan please ask as details will then be emailed to you.

Stage 3. You can start learning once you have received all resources. You will  be guided how to start and what is required. You will be provided with your tutor contact details.

Stage 4. You will be emailed the course schedule which will give you the venue address and requirements.

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Total Qualification Time

70 hours

This is an estimate of the total amount of time this qualification will take to achieve.

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How will I be assessed?

To achieve the qualification you must complete and pass the following:

  • Worksheets
  • Multiple choice theory paper
  • Case study

The theory paper can be take remotely or by attending our venue.

There will is no charge for reassessments

Distance Learning Course Cost

Regular Course Cost £150.00 

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If you would like to use the payment plan option, you can pay the deposit by clicking here. We then set up direct debit payment plan for the remaining payments. These are 0% payment plans and details available on request.

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Awarding body 

The Awarding body for our Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Exercise and Health qualification is YMCA Awards.  Once you have achieved all elements of the qualification and the quality assurance process has been completed your nationally recognised certificate will be processed. 



Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Exercise and Health

You will learn all the skills to be able to advise and guide clients on healthy eating



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Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Exercise and Health

Knowledge and understanding relating to the qualification:

• How to access credible information about nutrition for exercise and health.
• The nutrients required to maintain health.
• How nutrients from food are used to fuel and aid recovery from physical activity.
• How to estimate daily energy and nutrient requirements for clients with different goals.
• The risks of poor nutritional and lifestyle practices.
• Skills to analyse clients’ dietary habits and identification of areas for improvement.

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