The learning outcomes include coverage of the nutritional requirements for a healthy diet, the effect of diet on health and the importance of hydration. These principles are then applied to fulfilling the dietary requirements for individuals utilising the catering services of a particular institutional food service.
Learners will take two units: Principles of Nutrition and one of the Nutrition for Institutional Food Services units which is applicable to their needs. The qualification will be awarded to any learner who attains the learning outcomes for these units.
This qualification is on The Education and Skills Funding Agency list of qualifications approved for funding.
This qualification is regulated by Ofqual/CCEA and Qualification Wales.
This qualification is suitable for individuals who require an understanding of nutrition and diet and their effect on health.
It is particularly relevant for people working in the health, fitness or catering professions who might have a role in the promotion of healthy eating or the preparation of meals, menus and diets.
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Centres offering this qualification
6 centres offering this qualification