Award in Nutrition to Support Physical Activity

Course Details

To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.

The level 3 award in nutrition to support physical activity is for anyone who wishes to learn more about dietary and nutritional principles that help you to optimise your training and get the most out of physical activity.

You will learn about the principles of nutrition whilst applying them to training programmes. You will also learn about how nutrition affects health and well-being,  collecting and analysing nutritional information. You will also learn how to give dietary and nutritional advice along nationally recognised guidelines.

Diet and nutrition courses at sfe academy - nutrition for physical activity

What Qualification will I receive?

Upon successful completion of the course you will achieve: 

  • Level 3 Award in nutrition to support physical activity 

How will I be assessed?

To achieve the qualification, you must complete the following assessments: 

  • Multiple choice theory paper 
  • Client interview
  • Portfolio of work 
  • Monitoring and evaluation of client goals 

Courses to suit your needs

The award in nutrition to support physical activity course offers you our unique flexi learning study option and is delivered by online distance learning and face to face teaching at one of our dedicated training centres. 

Flexi learning means that you control how you want to learn. Some people to prefer the traditional face to face learning, online learning only or a mixture of both.

You will designated a qualified teacher and they will work with you to determine you learning needs. You will be able to work to your own set dates and set time frame. 

Progression routes


  • Level 3 Qualification
  • 1 Mandatory Unit
  • YMCA Awards & CIMSPA Accredited
  • Flexi Learning

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