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Chefs in Health and Social Care (Level 2 Specialist Award)

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Course outline

This qualification is specifically designed for people who cater for patients or residents in a health and social care setting and aims to develop their awareness of diet and appetite issues that may arise in this environment.

It covers the importance of nutrition and hydration in maintaining health and wellbeing, how multi-professional teams work together to provide the level of nutritional care needed by different people, the needs of Dysphagia sufferers and how the condition impacts on diets and menus, how to cook food and amend menus for Dysphagia sufferers, the role of appetite and its influencing factors, and how to cook and hold food to maximise its effect on appetite.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
111 Canal Street

Start: 11th January 2021

End: 5th July 2021

Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Day: Monday

Tuition fee: £875

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Financial Help page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C032637 / Q032638


CTH Level 2 Specialist Award Chefs in Health and Social Care

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

This course is ideal for chefs and cooks who cater for patients or residents in a health and social care setting (such as care homes/hospitals) who have an interest in developing their awareness of diet and appetite issues such as dysphagia.


This course is assessed by both online and practical assessments.

  • NVQ Level 3 Professional Cookery (full time)
  • Advanced chef/cook in the Health and Social Care industry
  • Dietetic
Additional information

You will need provide your own chef's whites and professional knives.