Level 2 Award in Healthy Food and Special Diets (Adults and Children's Services)

Course Code
BH/22/0499
Course Types
Training Event (face to face)
Overview

VERY IMPORTANT – It is essential that you and your manager read the attached 'COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance for Training Participants' before attending this training.

This course is intended to provide learners with a basic understanding of nutrition, the requirements of special diets and the planning and provision of well-balanced healthy meals.  This course is for managers, cooks, chefs and kitchen assistants and so will benefit anyone who prepares and serves food.

Topics include:

1.       The elements of a healthy diet including essential nutrients, the Eatwell Guide, food labelling and Reference Intakes.

2.       The main features of special diets in relation to age, different cultures and health issues.

3.       The food preparation techniques suited to special diets.

The course is assessed by a multiple choice test.  


Start Date
Friday 27 May 2022
End Date
Friday 27 May 2022
Times
09:30 - 16:30
Number of Sessions
1
Learning outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:



  • Outline current nutritional guidelines for a healthy diet

  • Describe essential nutrients and their benefits

  • Describe the impact of diet on health

  • Describe food preparation techniques that help maintain the nutritional value of food

  • Describe the main features of special diets

  • Describe the impact of special diets on health

  • Describe food preparation techniques suited to those on special diets.

Additional information

VERY IMPORTANT – It is essential that you and your manager read the attached 'COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance for Training Participants' before attending this training.

The course is of six hours duration and is followed by a thirty minute multi-choice examination paper, which may be conducted orally (oral examination must be requested on application). This qualification contains 20 questions and candidates achieving 14 or more correct answers will be awarded the Level 2  Award in Healthy Food and Special Diets certificate. 

Please note: Candidates will be required to provide photo ID (eg. Valid Passport - any nationality / signed UK photocard driving licence / Work ID).

Important (reasonable adjustments): If you require support while in attendance for this regulated event, it is important to let us know as early as possible your requirements. If it is relatively close to the event day when requesting a place, please consider a future event.

Target Audience
Adult Social Care Providers / Care Homes / Care Managers / Carers / Children's Services / Children's Services (B&HCC) / For anyone where relevant to role / Nursing Homes / Registered Managers
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Venue
Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room , Bartholomew Square
venue
Commissioner
Event Trainers
David Taylor
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Enquiries
Pricing Bands
Tier 1
£0.00
Tier 2
£0.00
Tier 3
£80.00
Tier 4
£95.00
Tier 5
£95.00