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Nutrition, Health and Food Awareness

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Important information

Typology Short course
Level Beginner
Methodology Distance Learning
Duration 12 Weeks
  • Short course
  • Beginner
  • Distance Learning
  • Duration:
    12 Weeks

These qualifications are distanced learning courses offered both online and paper based, awarded by the NCFE, a national, educational awarding organisation that designs, develops, and certificates diverse, recognised qualifications and awards, including for distance learning courses

Frequent Asked Questions

· Who is it intended for?

Absolutely anyone over 19 years old, not studying an NVQ/QCF or enrolled on any other government funded course. These courses are even free to volunteers and unemployed individuals as well as those with degrees!

· Requirements

You can only do one course at a time must have a minimum of 8 learners to b signed up within one location, please contact to discuss further as we often have sign up dates in set locations for individuals to participate in.


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What you'll learn on the course

Healthy Eating
Food Preparation
Understanding Anxiety
Understanding Stress
Principles of healthy eating
Nutritional needs of a variety of individuals
Basic Skills
Basic Grammar
Understand equality and diversity

Teachers and trainers (1)

Sam King
Sam King
Sales Executive

Course programme

This course will provide your staff with crucial knowledge in relation to the best methods of preventing cross-contamination, how to safely operate within a food preparation environment and the principles of healthy eating. By completing this course, staff will also develop the necessary skills and knowledge needed to recognise the characteristics of stress and anxiety and how to manage them.

The wide scope of topics within this course make it perfect for anyone interested in nutrition, health or food preparation. This course is ideal for anyone who is currently employed in a role, or is hoping to work in a role, where food preparation and food safety awareness are important aspects of their position.

Benefits for the business:

  • Upskill staff members
  • Can be used as a staff benefit or as part of a development scheme
  • Grow employee’s skills to develop business communication and awareness
  • Increase employee’s knowledge base.

Benefits for the employees:

  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Enhance both personal skills and professional development
  • Courses are delivered as distance learning, allowing learners to choose when and where to study
  • Personal tutors are assigned to ensure learners have the support needed to succeed.
  • Unit 1: Consider nutritional needs of a variety of individuals
  • This unit will provide employees with knowledge of how nutritional needs vary with age. Staff will develop their understanding of the special dietary requirements of vegetarians, individuals with certain religious beliefs and those with allergies. Staff will also gain an awareness of the factors that create barriers to healthy eating.
  • Unit 2: Explore the principles of healthy eating
  • This unit will develop employee’s understanding of how diet affects a person’s health. Employees will then look at how the five food groups contribute to a healthy diet and the role of different nutrients in maintaining health. This unit also provides staff with an understanding of healthy food preparation.
  • Unit 3: Understanding stress
  • This unit will provide staff with an understanding of stress and its causes. Employees will develop an appreciation of what stress feels like and the symptoms that may be experienced. This unit covers the variety of ways in which stress can be managed.
  • Unit 4: Understanding anxiety
  • Throughout this unit, employees will gain an understanding of anxiety and its causes by developing an appreciation of what anxiety feels like for the individual and the symptoms that may be experienced. Staff will discover ways in which anxiety can be managed and treated, and will also gain an understanding of the roles and needs of the individual’s family and friends.
  • Unit 5: Principles of equality and diversity in the workplace
  • This unit will provide staff with an understanding of standards and expectations for equality and diversity in the workplace, with reference to relevant legislation.

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