L2 Healthier Food and Special Diets

 

Level 2 Award in Healthier

 

Food and Special Diets 

 

The benefits of a health and varied diet are indisputable. This qualification has been designed to provide a good, basic understanding of nutrition.

 

Why is this training important? 

The Government is committed to reducing death and ill health caused by diet- related disease. More than ever caterers need to understand the link between diet and health.

 

Why needs this qualification? 

All employees in catering environments involved in the selection of menus, recipes and ingredients. It is also relevant for those in the health care and education sectors.

 

Learning outcomes 

  • Good basic understanding of nutrition principles and terminology
  • Understanding the requirements of balanced diet and its positive effect on health
  • Identify differing needs, allergies and food intolerances
  • Appreciate that different groups of people require different diets to suit their lifestyle
  • 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.

 

Course Facts 

Duration 

One-day programme

Assessment

Multiple choice examination

Ofqual Accredited 

Yes

Ofqual Qualification reference 

500/8118/4

Prerequisite 

None

 

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