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Explore the Principles of Healthy Eating (CPD) - Online Learning

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Course outline

Are you looking to complete a healthy eating course?

Online materials and assessments make this course accessible to anyone, anywhere.

This course will give you the knowledge you need to understand a wide variety of health issues and consider the key aspects of healthy eating when you are preparing meals for yourself and other people.

You will become more aware of your own diet and the methods you can use to ensure you manage a healthy diet. You will consider different aspects of food, such as flavour, texture and colour, and studying this course will change the way you plan your food and think about your diet.

This course is split into five manageable sections:

  • Section 1: Diet and health
    • In this section, you will understand the meaning of the term ‘diet’, what a healthy diet looks like and how to enjoy and maintain a balanced diet. This section covers topics such as energy and its sources, lifestyle, obesity and the positives and negatives of salts.
  • Section 2: Components of a healthy diet
    • In this section, you will identify different food groups, better understand a balanced diet and gain a range of information relating to how best to keep your body healthy.
  • Section 3: Nutrients and their role in maintaining health
    • In this section, you will identify the importance of nutrients, fluids and fibre and understand their pivotal role in maintaining good health and well-being.
  • Section 4: Healthy food preparation
    • In this section, you will cover the key concepts of food preparation and understand what is essential to consider when planning a meal for both yourself and other people.
  • Section 5: Food safety awareness
    • This section will introduce you to food safety and will help you understand about personal hygiene, cleaning and contamination.

How to enrol onto this course

You can enrol onto this course using our online enrolment system.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
Distance Learning

You can start this course at any time.

Tuition fee: £28.50

No fee reductions available. All students pay the same fee.

Course code: C034456 / Q034457

Qualification

College Certificate

Duration

You will learn at your own pace, but the course typically takes approximately 4 hours to complete.

Level Level 1
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but you must have a reasonable standard of spoken and written English.

Assessment

The course is auto-assessed with questions throughout the learning material.