- Course Code: UKVC19EAT
- Location: Online
- Duration: 0.75 hours
- Cost: £49.00
- Qualification: All modern browsers and devices
- Course Access: 12 months
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All major devices and browsers
Eating Disorder Awareness
Eating disorders are detrimental to human health. They are serious and often cause fatal illnesses that hamper normal eating habits.
It is estimated that 1.6 million people in the UK suffer from at least one eating disorder. Although, this figure is likely to be much larger due to some people not receiving the help that they need.
The mental illness affects all ages, ethnic groups and races. Unlike other mental illnesses, eating disorders have the highest mortality rate. Therefore, it is important to promote eating disorder awareness, to help prevent the condition. This course has been designed specifically for this purpose.
First, it defines eating disorders and differentiates them from disordered eating and dieting.
Next, we cover the causes of eating disorders and various types of disorders that you need to know about.
It then states the various signs to look out for, when assessing or diagnosing an eating disorder. The various treatments available for the most common eating disorders are discussed.
The course also covers myths around eating disorders and how to prevent the conditions.
You Will Learn:
- The definition of eating disorders
- The difference between eating disorders, disordered eating and dieting
- The causes and signs of eating disorders
- The types of eating disorders
- The treatment options for eating disorders
- Myths around eating disorders
- How to prevent eating disorders
Benefits of Taking This Course
- Learn everything you need to know about eating disorders
- Have an awareness of eating disorders
- Learn how to prevent eating disorders
- Learn about the various treatment options available for eating disorders
- Learn about the various causes of eating disorders and find out if you are at risk
- Eat healthily and live a healthy life
- Determine if you are suffering from an eating disorder
- Determine the type of eating disorder that you are suffering from
- Make the right decision regarding your health status
Taking this course will help you:
Who can take the Eating Disorder Awareness Certificate course?Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 1 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 1 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 1 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if I fail the test?If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).
How can I pay?You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.
How long after payment can I begin the course?You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.
How long does it take to complete the Eating Disorder Awareness Certificate course?We estimate that the course will take about 0.75 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
How long is my certificate valid for?Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.