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RSPH Healthier Foods and Special Diets Award H090


How do I apply?

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How long does the course last?

1 day, part-time


This is a level 2 course.

Course outline

This qualification is aimed at those involved in catering, food and health-related occupations, and also to carers, community workers, fitness trainers and other individuals who have a role in promoting healthy diets. It would be appropriate as part of lifestyle education for people of all ages, especially for young people and is relevant for anyone wanting to understand the key food-related health issues and how to plan a balanced diet.

Course details

The programme will provide you with a good understanding of the basic principles of nutrition which underpin the production of healthy meals and preparation of special diets, and the key role of nutrition in health. It will teach participants how to plan healthy and nutritious meals and cater for people who need special diets for cultural, religious, ethical or personal reasons.

Entry guidelines

Applicants should have communication and comprehension skills, at level 2 as there is a multiple choice assessment at the end of the course.

Satisfactory interview and assessment to determine suitability for the course.

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Assessment Method

Attainment of learning outcomes will be assessed by an examination consisting of twenty multiple choice questions to be completed in 30 minutes. A candidate who is able to satisfy the learning outcomes will be awarded a score of at least 60% in the examination.

Equipment Required

Note pad and pen

When does this course run?

Starting 12th Feb 18

Ends 12th Feb 18

Ref: H090J001


If you are aged 19 or over:

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Monday 09:00 — 16:00 Conway Park

Starting 11th Feb 19

Ends 11th Feb 19

Ref: H090K001


If you are aged 19 or over:

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

This information was current on 17th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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