Wellcome to the Science of Nutrition and Healthy Living

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The course aims to improve fitness through tailored exercise utilising a wide variety of gym equipment. Under the theme of Public Health, this course will improve people's understanding of the science in the world around them to foster a greater understanding of improvements in our health. This course is about sparkling students' interest and engagement so they can debate the course themes amongst themselves, share their learning within the community and take ongoing action in areas that interest them. The course is fully funded by the Wellcome Trust.

Additional information about this course

This course is funded by the Wellcome Trust

Course aim

A community gym course which gives a full body workout using a large variety of gym equipment.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Be able to access information and further learning opportunities relating to the work of the Wellcome Trust.
  • Explore the Science of Healthy Living
  • Explain what 'Tandrusti' means to me.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • Clothing suitable for exercise and trainers or closed toe none slip shoes. A list of your medication for Induction

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • Basic Health and Safety information.

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member

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Wellcome to the Science of Nutrition and Healthy Living

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Due to face to face teaching being suspended unfortunately this course is not currently available for enrolment.

We are launching a range of online courses shortly that may be of interest to you so sign up here to hear more.

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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