Highfield Level 2 Award in Healthy Food and Special Diets

What Is It?

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

Who Should Attend?

This one day course is ideal for anyone who prepares and serves food. It provides candidates 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 healthy eating, balanced diets, and nutritional information would find this course interesting.

This course is now being delivered by interactive online training via Zoom.

Healthy Food and Special Diets

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.

What Will It Cost?

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

In-House Courses

Training from as little as £63.75 + VAT per person, based on a group of 12 people

Call us today on 01452 898180 to discover the best option for you.