Introduction to Distance Learning - Nutrition and Health | Furness College
Introduction to Distance Learning - Nutrition and Health

Introduction to Distance Learning - Nutrition and Health

Course Content

How long is the course?

This course will run for a half day.

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.

What subjects will I study?

This introductory session will focus on exploring healthy diets and how a person’s 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 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.

Are there any additional costs?

No additional costs.

Entry Requirements

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.

Can I get more information?

If you would like more information, please contact the Business & Employment Support team at Furness College: T: 01229 844836 E: businesssupport@furness.ac.uk Or Course Leader, Lynne McCracken E: Lynne.McCracken@furness.ac.uk

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