Healthier Foods and Special Diets

Course Information

This course is aimed at those who are responsible for preparing and serving food to all ages.

Who Should Attend

All those preparing or serving foods in Hospitals, Residential Homes, Nurseries, Schools and prisons.

What they will Learn

  • The correct terminology around nutrition
  • Have a good understanding of how a balanced diet has a positive effect on health.
  • Understand the relationship between diet and health
  • Understand that different groups of people require different diets
  • Understand the importance of correct food labelling.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Nutrition
  • The balance of good health
  • Diet and health
  • Nutritional requirements of different groups
  • Catering for different groups
  • Food Processing
  • Food Labelling

Course Duration

One Day


Multiple-choice examination. Successful candidates receive a CIEH approved certificate.