Who is this qualification for?
This qualification will aid anyone who is involved in the provision of food or health care to gain a good understanding of food, nutrition and its relationship with health.
Learners will gain essential knowledge and understanding of healthy food choices, planning and adapting diets to suit various age groups and health conditions, micro and macro-nutrients, factors affecting food choices, allergies as well as intolerances, and necessary elements of communicating and promoting healthy diet principles.
How long will it take?
To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake approximately 15 hours of learning.
Learners will understand the important principles of food and nutrition, nutritional requirements and food choices, focusing on important factors that affect food choices; undertand the relationship between diet and health and how to promote healthy eating, to incorporate this into daily routine and lifestyle.
This qualification is assessed by a mulitple-choice examination.
A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area