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Nutrition for Health and Wellbeing

For 2017 Entry

Cornwall College Camborne LEVEL: 4 Social Care & Health

The links between diet and health have never been so important. This is your chance to gain more specialist knowledge about this interesting topic to see how it can help you further your professional development and career opportunities in healthcare or health promotion.

This 20 credit module is available to start throughout the year. Study in a flexible manner with a few face-to-face lectures supported by a complete e-learning guide you can work through at home. Funding may also be available to subsidise costs, subject to eligibility.

A taster workshop will run at Cornwall College Camborne on Monday 2nd October 9am – 1pm

Please book a space by contacting: Tracey Nidds (tracey.nidds@cornwall.ac.uk)

Key Facts

  • Institution codes: CORN C78
  • Awarded by: Cornwall College & Plymouth University
Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Silver Award


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Subjects covered in detail in this short course are:
  • What is a healthy diet?
  • Nutrients required for health (carbohydrates, fats, protein, fibre, water, minerals and vitamins)
  • Energy substrates and storage
  • Digestion
  • Energy balance and obesity
  • Type 2 diabetes and diet
  • Cardiovascular disease and diet
  • Osteoporosis, anaemia and digestive complaints and diet
  • Special populations (nutrition for children, older adults, athletes).

*Modules are subject to change and availability



Nutrition for Health and Wellbeing

Start Date

This course is offered throughout the year, please contact us for the latest start dates.




4 months

Extra Information

Attendance is 4 half days, attending once monthly with independent study and tutor support in between.

*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.

Careers advice available

If you are considering an undergraduate programme with us, you may wish to access our free Careers and Employability advice service. This gives you the opportunity to talk with an advisor about career options before, during and after your study with us. To make an appointment, please e-mail: H.E.Advice@cornwall.ac.uk

If you come into the International category (non EU*) and Channel Island (inc. Isle of Man) the tuition fee may vary – click here for full fee information