Introduction to Nutrition and Supporting Healthier Choices


Introduction to Nutrition


and Supporting Healthier




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.


Learning outcomes 

  • Basic nutrition to maintain health

  • Components of the “Live Well” plate

  • The importance of healthy choices

  • Small changes to promote healthier eating


Course Delivery

A 3 hour workshop using presentation, discussion and activities.



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


Cost: £50