Introduction to Distance Learning - Nutrition and Health
What are the entry requirements?
The course is suitable for anyone who already works in a health care setting and wants to improve and develop their knowledge and understanding of the importance of a balanced and nutritious diet. There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this course. However, you may find it helpful if you have already achieved a Level 1 or 2 qualification in a health or social care related area.
What subjects will I study?
This introductory session will focus on exploring healthy diets and how a persons diet directly affects their general health. You will also examine various lifestyle diseases, the role of different nutrients in assisting our bodies functions, how to plan a healthy meal and how to prepare food safely.
How will I learn?
The course will be delivered in a classroom environment. You will be expected to participate in the session and produce work that contributes to the requirements of Level 2 Explore the principles of healthy eating unit.
How will I be assessed?
The aim is to introduce the subject and gain a basic knowledge and understanding of the impact of following a healthy diet. On successful completion of the course, you will be eligible to enrol on Level 2 in Understanding Nutrition and Health. This is provided through a supported distance learning approach, either in College or your workplace.
How long is the course?
This course will run for a half day.
Are there any additional costs?
No additional costs.
Can I get more information?
If you would like more information, please contact the Business & Employment Support team at Furness College:
T: 01229 844836
Or Course Leader, Lynne McCracken E: Lynne.McCracken@furness.ac.uk
Simply submit your enquiry to us & we will email or call you back