Small steps make a big difference

Step into Health is a FREE* Health & Wellbeing Programme provided by experts at Loughborough College, the UK's leading sports college, Step into Health is a distance learning course which means you can 'study' when and where it suits you with flexible learning options now available.

We will provide you with a course manual and three workbooks which you can complete either online or as a paper copy. The workbooks check that you have understood the content of each unit whilst also allowing you to consider your current lifestyle. Completion of all three workbooks enables you to pass the course and achieve an Entry Level Three Aim Award qualification.

You will be assigned your own tutor who will take every step with you and support you throughout.

* Subject to funding criteria.

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Our three core elements

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Physical activity & health

Your dedicated personal tutor will provide you with the resources and confidence to take control of your physical activity levels with programmes to suit people from all walks of life.

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Nutrition & healthy eating

With expert tips and guidance from your personal tutor, you’ll be armed with the information you need to take charge of your nutrition and diet in a way that doesn’t mean you cut out the things you love.

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Stress management

Our amazing stress management element enables you to master your mind so you can better manage your thoughts and feelings and bust the stress that’s holding you back.

Our students say

  • I have really enjoyed this course, and it came at the right time for me. It has really helped me kickstart a lifestyle change that I needed to happen, and I feel empowered with knowledge now I have completed the course, and really motivated to make the changes I have made continue beyond the course.


    North West Leicestershire District Council

  • I am a cardiologist. I know 80% of top 10 killer conditions are lifestyle related. I want to empower myself and my patients to live and enjoy an outstanding healthy life.

    Dr Imran Ahmad

    Cardiologist - York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust

  • The course was excellent and its contents were exactly what I needed to enable myself to improve many aspects of my physical and mental wellbeing. I feel so proud that I have achieved so much by completing this course.


    Leicester City Council

  • It has really made me re think “life”… it has come at the right time, with children moving into their next stage of adulthood, it gave me “permission “ to reflect and think about myself and just “take a bit of time out”.


    Department of Work and Pensions, Cornwall

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