Level 2 Award in Good Nutrition – Overview
The FAA Level 2 Award in Good Nutrition (QCF) is designed for anyone who is working or seeking a career in food preparation and/or food service. It will equip you with a basic knowledge of nutrition which will help you prepare well-balanced meals and menus, the result of which will have a positive impact on health as well as an understanding of special dietary requirements.
If you particularly work in hospital or school kitchens, residential homes or community based kitchens, then this course will assist you in preparing well-balanced and nutritional meals.
If you are considering a career in the food industry, then this course will give you a good understanding and appreciation of nutritional values and well-balanced diets.
It will also help those who are active in sport and recreation, children or adults, in respect of producing well-balanced diets to support that activity.
The Good Nutrition course is 1/2 day with a minimum of 4 hours classroom contact time.
A range of subjects are covered including:
- Principles of balanced diets
- Current Government guidelines for a healthy diet
- Sources of essential nutrients
- Impact of diet on health
- Catering practices which help maintain the nutritional value of food
- How to plan and provide special diets
- Impact of special diets on health
Assessment and Certification
Assessment is ongoing throughout the course, culminating in a multiple choice paper at the end. Successful candidates will receive the FAA Level 2 Award in Good Nutrition (QCF) the certificate does not have an expiry date, but it is recommended that candidates attend annual refresher training in order to keep up to date with changes to policies and procedures and to keep the qualification current.
A maximum of 16 students can be accomodated at any one time on this course, with a minimum age of 14 years.
We are able to deliver this course on your site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling, or at a venue convenient to you.
FAA Level 2 Award in Good Nutrition (QCF) up to 16 people from £350
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