Food Safety, Nutrition and Hydration Level 2
Food Safety, Nutrition, and Hydration Level 2 is an intermediate-level training course designed to provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with a deeper understanding of the importance of food safety, hygiene, nutrition, and hydration in their workplaces. The course aims to enable learners to develop the skills and knowledge required to prepare and handle food safely and to promote good nutrition and hydration.
The course covers a range of topics, including food safety legislation, personal hygiene, food safety and contamination, food storage, temperature control, nutrition, and hydration. Learners will learn about the legal requirements for food safety in their workplaces and the consequences of not complying with these regulations.
The course also covers the principles of food safety and hygiene in greater depth, including the causes of foodborne illnesses and how to prevent them. Learners will learn about the different types of food contamination, including physical, chemical, and microbiological, and how to prevent cross-contamination.
In addition to food safety, the course covers the importance of good nutrition and hydration in maintaining health and well-being. Learners will learn about the different food groups and the importance of a balanced diet, as well as the effects of poor nutrition and hydration on the body. They will also learn about the signs and symptoms of malnutrition and dehydration and how to prevent them.
The course is typically delivered over 3 hours and includes practical exercises and assessments to ensure that learners have a thorough understanding of the course content. Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate valid for 3 years, which demonstrates their competence in food safety, nutrition, and hydration practices. The course costs £330 for up to 12 learners. Prices may vary according to your unique requirements.
- Understand the importance of food safety and food hygiene
- Understand food safety hazards and good hygiene
- Understand the importance of temperatures and storage
- Explain good hydration and nutrition including digestion
- Understand what constitutes a balanced diet
- Explain how to promote good and sufficient nutrition and hydration and the importance of the environment in healthy eating
- To explore how dignity can be maintained while promoting nutrition and healthy eating
Mandatory Training Courses
Aim: To enable healthcare support workers and adult social care workers to understand the importance of food safety, including hygiene, in the preparation and handling of food and the importance of nutrition and hydration in maintaining health and wellbeing.