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Level 3 /
Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity

Who is this course for?

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the skills, knowledge and competence required for an individual to apply the principles of nutrition to support client goals as part of an exercise and physical activity programme.

This qualification is one the mandatory units that make up the Level 3 Personal Trainer course but can also be of benefit to candidates who wish to enhance their fitness qualifications to provide clients with Nutrition and Weight Management advice.

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Course Content

On this course you will learn about nutrition and its relationship to good health. You will be able to identify nutrients, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and offer clients nutritional advice, highlighting the importance of exercise and energy balance for weight management. You will be able to recommend sensible healthy eating strategies and modify recipes and diets for a variety of needs.

Course Structure

This qualification is delivered through a combination of lectures and class discussions, which are supported by PowerPoint presentations and a student handbook.


Throughout the course you will gather the knowledge to complete both a case study and a multiple choice exam. The exam consists of 40 questions and you need 28 correct answers to be successful, you will get your results within 24 hours of taking the exam.

Additional Information

Course costs include handbook, CYQ Certificate and all assessment materials. Home working is required. 20 REP's points - This unit alone does not give entry to REP’s at Level 3.

Nutrition and Weight Management


Course Dates

Starts {startdate/date} for 2 days(over 2 weeks) plus assessment

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Course Duration



Course Cost



Discount applies if combined with the other Personal Trainer module.


Certified by

CYQ – Central YMCA Qualifications

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Entry Requirements

To register on this course you must be in possession of a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness instruction.

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