Highfield Level 2 Award in Healthy Food and Special Diets

time icon Duration: : 1 day
time icon Accreditation: Highfield
time icon Asessment: 20 MCQ

Highfield Level 2 Healthy Food & Special Diets

What’s It About?

This one-day Level 2 Award in Healthy Food and Special Diets course will provide you with knowledge of nutrition and the links between good diet and health. The aim of the course is to enable you to select healthy food ingredients and create nutritious menus and recipes.

Who Should Attend?

The Highfield Level 2 Healthy Food course is ideal for anyone who prepares and serves food. It provides you with a basic understanding of nutrition. It covers the requirements of special diets to enable the planning and provision of well-balanced meals. 

The course is suitable for people working in any catering environment. It is ideal if you are responsible for selecting ingredients and planning menus. It is also good for those who select recipes to improve the health of specific groups of people; such as the elderly or the young. It would also be relevant for health promoters in the education or health care sectors.

Anyone interested in eating healthy food, balanced diets, and nutritional information would find this course interesting.

Why’s It Important?

A healthy, well-balanced diet is important for many reasons.  It is essential for good physical health and positive mental wellbeing.

Our bodies require a variety of vitamins and minerals to stay healthy. We must obtain these vitamins and minerals from the food that we eat.

If we have the correct nutrients in our diet for growth and repair, we will stay well and prevent diet-related illnesses.

What Will You Gain?

By attending this Level 2 Healthy Food and Special Diets course, you will understand the principles of a healthy diet. In addition, you will also understand how to plan and provide special diets.

On returning to the workplace, you will be able to describe the essential nutrients and outline the impact of nutrients and special diets on health.

You will also have the knowledge and skills to be able to provide a healthy and well-balanced menu to your customers.

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Course Delivery Options and Prices

We aim to help you make your training budget go further, and we offer a range of cost-effective training options, for example:


A one-day course delivered at your premises for up to 15 candidates.


At your site. Alternative location of your choice. Virtually via Zoom or Teams.


This course can be delivered on a date and time to suit you and your business. This can even be at the weekend or over two evenings, if you prefer.


For a bespoke proposal and details of any discounts available please contact us.


The course price is fully inclusive of one days training, course materials, examination fees and a certificate from the awarding body on successfully passing the examination.

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