Social Care & Early Years

Healthy Living - Level 2

Start Date: 2nd September 2019
Course Code: C01710 TAF1A

  • Further Education
  • Full-time
  • Ballymena (Trostan Avenue)


Duration: 1 Year Full-time
Start date: 2nd September 2019
End date: 5th June 2020
Information Event: Y

Course Content

Modules studied will include:

  • Healthy Living for the Individual
  • Understanding Healthy Eating
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Stress Management Techniques
  • Media Influences on Body Image
  • Understanding the Impact of Eating Disorders

Course Aims

The qualification will provide learners with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career involving supporting a healthy lifestyle.

Special Features

Students will be expected to complete a project linked to a relevant work placement.

Assessment Methods

Each unit is assessed by a variety of assignments and awarded a pass grade.

Assessment methods will include:

  • Work Based Project.
  • Reflective Accounts.
  • Displays.
  • Activity Plans.
  • Portfolio Building.

Applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs at Grade D-G or above/or 2 GCSEs at Grade C or other relevant qualifications and satisfy ACCESS NI Assessment Methods and health checks. In cases where there are more applications for this course than there are places available, candidates with the requisite entry requirements, will be given preference according to the date of receipt by the college of their application.

Successful students may progress to a Level 3 programmes in Health and Social Care or Child Care.

Ballymena (Trostan Avenue)
Trostan Avenue Building
Trostan Avenue
BT43 7BN
028 2563 6221


Nadia Ghalami

Essential Skills

All full-time students at the Northern Regional College have the opportunity to improve their English, Maths and IT skills and gain qualifications. The qualification you take will depend on the qualification you already have. If you do not have a grade C or above in GCSE English, Maths or ICT, you MUST do Essential Skills. This will form a compulsory part of your timetable.

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