Diet, Nutrition and Hydration Level 2 (VTQ)
About the Course
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.
Malnutrition and the risks
Who should be screened
Body mass index
Responsibilities of settings
Keeping people healthy
What are calories
Fats and Proteins
Vitamins and Minerals
Water and hydration
Water and Calcium
Older people, nutrition and hydration
Standards of care
Our classroom and e-learning courses have been Endorsed by ProTrainings, which are Skills for Care Center of Excellence. As a result, our training meets or exceeds Skills for Care's high expectations.
If needed, or as an addition to this course, we also offer an online and classroom Food Hygiene course. The food hygiene course focuses on keeping food safe from storage to the table, whereas this course focuses on nutrition and diet.
To demonstrate our dedication to further levels of compliance and quality assurance, TQUK Endorsed this qualification and the majority of the other ProTrainings qualifications.
Group discounts and information about onsite training, as well as how our system may be utilised to track and monitor your employees' training, are welcome from companies, organisations, or agencies.
This and all of our courses have received a Certified CPD Statement, as well as a ProTrainings Certificate, and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement, which has been independently certified to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) standards.