The benefits of a healthy and varied diet are indisputable. This qualification has been designed to provide a good, basic understanding of nutrition.
Who needs this qualification?
All employees in catering environments involved in the selection of menus, recipes and
ingredients. It is also relevant for those in the health care and education sectors.
Why is this training important?
The Government is committed to reducing death and ill health caused by diet-related
disease. More than ever caterers need to understand the link between diet and health.
• Good basic understanding of nutrition principles and terminology
• Understand the requirements of a balanced diet and its positive effect on health
• Identify differing needs, allergies and food intolerances
Appreciate that different groups of people require different diets to suit their lifestyle
• Knowledge of the requirements of the current legislation
Date: Tuesday 17th January 2017
Venue: Civic Offices, RG21 4AH
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
- VCOs within Basingstoke and Deane £25
- All others £35
Who to contact:
For information on courses or an application form, unless stated differently in the course information, please contact:
Assistant Community Development Officer,
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, Civic Offices, London Road,
Basingstoke RG21 4AH
Telephone 01256 845622 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that as an organisation, these courses are essential to ensuring your group runs efficiently and helps to build the foundations to support yourselves. Please consider if there is a member of your committee who would benefit from this training and bring back knowledge to your group.
PLEASE BOOK EARLY AS PLACES ARE LIMITED. IN THE EVENT OF INSUFFICIENT PARTICIPANTS A FULL REFUND WILL BE GIVEN. We cannot accept block bookings without names of delegates. Course places are normally limited to four per course for each organisation. All cheques should be made payable to Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council or you can pay online at www.basingstoke.gov.uk.
These courses are subsidised by the Basingstoke and District Learning Partnership. Please note that the full cost of the course will be charged to you if you do not give notification of cancellation in writing (email is acceptable) 48hrs prior to the course being run.