Diet Plan

Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Sport and
Exercise Performance

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Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Sport and Exercise Performance

Introduction

The Active IQ Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Sport and Exercise Performance is at level 3 on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

 

Guided learning hours: 20

Total qualification time: 50

Entry requirements:

• Learners must hold Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym, ETM) 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 outline Target learners:

• Learners aged 16+.

• Fitness instructors.

• Personal trainers.

 

Aim To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to:

• Understand nutrition for sport and exercise performance.

 

Objectives To 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 event s.

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