Intro to Nutrition


Introduction to Nutrition and


Supporting Healthier Choices



Why is this training important?

Good nutrition is a basic requirement for continued health and well being. Staff require the knowledge and confidence to enable them to support others in making food and drink choices. 

This course supports Care Certificate Standard 8.


Who needs this training/qualification?

Anyone who supports others in making dietary choices or those wishing to gain a better understanding of nutrition and concepts of healthier eating.



No formal assessment but each learner will complete a knowledge check and receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the session. 


Learning Outcomes/course content

  • Basic nutrition to maintain health 

  • Components of the “Live Well” place

  • The importance of healthy choices

  • Small changes to promote healthier eating


Course Delivery

This half day workshop comprises of a 3 hour session delivered by presentation, discussion and group activities. It is adjusted depending on the experience and involvement of the attendees to ensure it is engaging and relevant for all.


Cost: £50 + VAT


Course Dates