Healthy Living Course

A FREE course designed to guide and support you through lasting healthy lifestyle changes and help you discover and learn the essentials of healthy living. After completion, achieve a Level 2 Healthy Living Award.

Learn the most important concepts of healthy living: balanced nutrition, maintaining a healthy diet and healthy body weight, understanding complex macronutrients, and staying physically active. 

The course takes place over a period of six weeks and is open to everyone.

Upcoming Starting Dates

6-week course taking place on Thursdays at the EDAS Learning Centre 1pm to 3pm

Class Schedule

Week 1 - Course Introduction
Week 2 - Healthy Body weight
Week 3 - Fats, Proteins, Carbohydrates & Sugars
Week 4 - Our Body
Week 5 - Stress Management
Week 6 - Assessment Level 2

What The Healthy Living Course Offers

  • An accredited Award in Healthy Living
  • Introduction to a healthy lifestyle 
  • Personalised nutrition and exercise guides
  • Group activity sessions

Level 2 Award in Healthy Living

The aim of the Healthy Living course is to provide learners with an introductory overview of healthy living. It deals with issues including basic concepts in healthy eating, a balanced diet, the maintenance of a healthy diet, food labels and activity and exercise. Our Healthy Living Course is fully accredited by Ascentis.

You'll also learn how to prepare deliciously nutritious recipes, understand how to keep a healthy body weight, look into the requirements of a healthy, balanced diet, and understand the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Activity Sessions

You'll have the opportunity to learn effective ways of keeping your body healthy whilst building endurance and strength through physical exercise.

With group activity classes, you'll learn variety of exercises to help you figure out the best way to introduce physical activity into your daily life alongside healthy eating habits.

The Healthy Living Course Will Help You:

  • Kickstart a positive lifestyle change 
  • Discover healthy, balanced nutrition
  • Learn ways to manage your weight and diet
  • Learn how to start a physical activity routine 
  • Learn nutrition and exercise guidelines
  • Understand how to maintain healthy changes long-term

Who Can Join?

Healthy Living open to adults and young people living in the BCP and Dorset areas. There are no special requirements to join.

How Will The Course Be Assessed?

Participants will sit an online multiple-choice assessment to achieve an Ascentis accredited Level 2 Award in Healthy Living.

Progression Opportunities

Upon successful completion of the Level 2 Award in Healthy Living, participants will have the opportunity to undertake further study in related areas such as health, fitness, nutrition, well-being, or progress into vocational training or job opportunities in similar fields.


Delivered at the EDAS ADAPT Training Centre:

54A Ashley Road, Parkstone, Poole, Dorset BH14 9BN

Thursdays 1pm-3pm


This course is free of charge and open to everyone.

How to Apply

To apply please call us on 01202 743279 or email

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