Level 2 Award in Healthier Foods and Special Diets

 Level 2 Award in Healthier Foods and Special Diets

Healthier foods and special diets is a  programme that  is a one day qualification that provides candidates with all the information they require to prepare nutritious food, develop healthy recipes  and cater for a variety of dietary requirements.

Among those who would benefit from this training programme:

Consumers are increasingly interested in the effects of diet and health. With more and more consumers eating food prepared and cooked outside the home, people who work in the wide variety of catering contexts can influence the future health of the population. By offering good quality food and healthier choices, e.g. pre school and school caterers, restaurant, care home, hotel, public houses, café and hospital caterers,event catering

Learning outcomes:

  • Good basic understanding of nutrition principles and terminology
  • Understand the requirements of a balanced diet and its positive effect on health
  • Appreciate that different groups of people require different diets
  • Identify different needs, allergies and food intolerences
  • Knowledge of the requirements of the current legislation
  • Understand the impact of food processing and manufacturing on the nutritional content of foods
  • Appreciate the importance of accurate nutritional information being available on food products
  • Special diets include people with diabetes,pregnant and breast feeding women.

  Entry requirements:

Participants should have an interest in healthy eating


Multiple choice examination

Enjoy eating healthy food

Enjoy eating healthy food

Length of programme    

This is a one day course.


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