Diet, Nutrition and Hydration Level 2 (VTQ)

Online & Classroom Training Course

Start your diet, nutrition and hydration course today! In this course you will improve your understanding on how to reduce illness and improve the health of the people you are preparing food for. This course will benefit care workers, hospital staff or anyone the food industry.
£24.95 + VAT
9 Ratings
£24.95 + VAT
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care
Video Playtime

1 hour and 31 minutes

Video Count

33 videos

Audio

English

Captions

English

Proof of Completion

Certificate

This Course Includes:

  • Endorsed by Skills for Care & TQUK
  • 2.0 hrs CPD Certificate
  • Evidence Based Training Certificate
  • Instant printable wall certificate
  • 24/7 on-demand video
  • Access on mobile
  • Weekly refresher video
  • Expiration reminder
  • Student manual

Preview the course content:

1
Section 1

Course introduction

14 mins
6 videos
This section includes:
  • Course introduction 2:14
  • Course overview 1:43
  • Guidelines for a healthy diet 2:41
  • and more...
2
Section 2

Macronutrients

7 mins
3 videos
This section includes:
  • Proteins 2:22
  • Fats 3:22
  • Carbohydrates 1:41
3
Section 3

Micronutrients

9 mins
2 videos
This section includes:
  • Vitamins 4:47
  • Minerals 5:08
4
Section 4

Fluids

4 mins
2 videos
This section includes:
  • Fluids and Hydration 2:08
  • Hydration In the Elderly 2:08
5
Section 5

Nutrition and Malnutrition

31 mins
9 videos
This section includes:
  • The Digestive System 3:03
  • Malnutrition 2:29
  • Nutrition and children 4:14
  • and more...
6
Section 6

Food Groups

5 mins
3 videos
This section includes:
  • Fruits and vegetables 2:24
  • Bread, cereals and starchy foods 2:14
  • Milk and dairy 0:58
7
Section 7

Different Diets

13 mins
5 videos
This section includes:
  • Special diets 1:26
  • Diets for people with dementia 2:46
  • Gluten free foods and Coeliac Disease 3:42
  • and more...
8
Section 8

Food Labelling

3 mins
2 videos
This section includes:
  • Labelling of nutritional information 1:59
  • The eat well plate 1:23
9
Section 9

Course Summary

2 mins
1 videos
This section includes:
  • Course Summary 2:07

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Who needs Food Safety training?

Most people take Food Safety training as a requirement for their job or for their personal life. Whether you work in healthcare or another profession or are simply looking for a new qualification, ProTrainings has the course that is suitable for you! Online courses allow you to train at your own pace, in your own time.

Some professionals that may need a Food Safety course include:

  • Care workers
  • Hospital staff
  • The food industry
  • Schools
  • Colleges
  • Universities
  • Take-a-way shops
  • Canteens
  • Food manufacturing

More about this course

We have been recognised as an endorsed provider from Skills for Care, earning the prestigious distinction as a Centre of Excellence within training and health & social care.

The course aims to promote awareness of the importance of diet, nutrition and hydration and knowledge of how to provide a balanced and nutritional diet. By the end of the course, candidates will be able to identify the changing needs of people, be aware of the legislative requirements and obligations, understand our body's nutritional needs, understand what is needed to achieve a balanced diet, have a basic awareness of how to store and prepare food, how to identify and respond to individual needs and be aware of the importance of food presentation.

Diet and Nutrition is a trainer-led course that is delivered with a guided learning hour of 3-4 hours and available nationally through our approved instructors.

We also have an online and classroom Food Hygiene course if required, or as an addition to this course. This course covers nutrition and diet, while the food hygiene course covers keeping food safe from storage to table.

This qualification and most of the other ProTrainings qualifications are Endorsed by TQUK to show our commitment to extra levels of compliance and quality assurance.

Companies, organisations or agencies are encouraged to contact us for group discounts and information about onsite training and how our system can be used to track and monitor your staff training.

This course comes with 2.0 hrs (4.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 31 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • ProTrainings Food Hygiene Student Manual Level 1 and 2 V8.4 - English version
  • CQC website link
  • Catastrophic bleeding and trauma First Aid Guidance From ProTrainings
  • CellAED for Life membership
  • CellAED® personal AED
  • Clean hand techniques leaflet
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • Food Safety Agency document on Controlling E.coli O157
  • Food Safety Agency website
  • Food Standards Agency - FAQ's on gluten intolerance and food labelling
  • Food Standards Agency - Food allergy and intolerance
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Hindi Food Safety Manual v8.3
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • Link to the HSE website
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • ProTrainings Food Hygiene Student Manual Level 1 and 2 V8.2 - Lithuanian Version
  • ProTrainings Food Hygiene Student Manual Level 1 and 2 V8.2 - Spanish Version
  • ProTrainings Food Hygiene Student Manual Level 1 and 2 V8.3 - Polish Version
  • ProTrainings Food Hygiene Student Manual Level 1 and 2 V8.3 - Portuguese Version
  • Regulated - COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Standard 8 - Course notes from Skills for Care
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet
  • Woundclot - haemostatic gauze for all types of bleeding

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Are the food safety student manuals available in different languages?

Yes the ProTrainings food courses like all courses have a downloadable student manual and with the food courses the manuals are available in English, Russian, Lithuanian, Polish, Russian, Arabic, Spanish and Portuguese. Having the student manual in other languages helps students understand the course. 

What is CPD and why is having Certified CPD important?

CPD stands for Continuous Professional Development and is required in many business sectors. Even if you do not require a set CPD credit level, having Certifed CPD ensures the quality of training. ProTrainings are the highest gold standard of CPD ensuring that all courses are externally verified and mapped to the highest levels.

What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

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