Nutrition: Special Diets

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Course code: 9056

This short remote course delivered through Zoom will look at an introduction to nutrition, focusing on special diets.

When and where


From 20 Jul 2022
Wed 17:30-19:30

One day

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20 Jul 2022

17:30 to 19:30

with Ghislaine Hughes


Online - Zoom 


Fees and concessions

The fee for this course is £15.00.

Course description

This short remote course delivered through Zoom will look at an introduction to nutrition, focusing on special diets.
The tutor will cover the Eatwell Guide, special diets for different cultures, preferences, health issues and life stages.

Course outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to:
• Describe the Eatwell Guide.
• Explain what effect different life stages has on dietary needs.
• Identify special diets for different cultures and preferences.
• Understand special diets for health issues.

Is this course suitable for me?

This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in special diets. It would also be suitable for those catering to special diets, e.g those caring for someone with health issues or those cooking for vegans/vegetarians.

What do I need to bring?

Pen and paper to make notes.

How will I learn?

Remotely via Zoom with some interactive exercises.

How will my progress be monitored and assessed?

There will be a short quiz at the end of the course.

Are there any additional costs?

There are no additional costs.

What qualification will I get?

This is a non-accredited course and therefore no qualification will be obtained but you will get a certificate of completion

What will I be able to do after this course?

Other courses include: Food Allergies, Risk Assessment, Food Safety, and Health & Safety.

Additional information

This course is free to Jobseekers or those on low incomes who must enrol via our Job Club and is subject to eligibility criteria. To access this course for free, please contact us for a Job Club appointment where you will need to show proof of eligibility to benefits. Please do not book online as our refund policy only applies when we cancel the course.

If you are joining on a laptop then Zoom can be accessed via a web browser (Microsoft, Google Chrome etc) or if you are using a mobile device then you will need to download the app from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store – all options are free and you don’t need to have a Zoom account, so it is your personal preference.

To make the most of this course you will need to ensure your camera and microphone are on and you are set up in a quiet place where you are unlikely to be interrupted. We also recommend that you check your device has plenty of battery power or is plugged in.

Please try to arrive 5 – 10 minutes before the start of the class to ensure you are logged on and any technical issues can be resolved. Please ensure that your name is showing when joining as the tutor will need to identify you against the register for security reasons. When you join, you will be held in a waiting room until the tutor is ready to start the session.

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Please note that fees are not refundable unless we cancel a course.