Healthy Food and Special Diets HABC Level 2 Award
This qualification will benefit anyone who prepares and serves food as it is designed to provide a basic understanding of nutrition and the requirements of special diets to enable the planning of well-balanced meals that have a positive impact on health.
This could include chefs, kitchen porters, waiting staff, health care workers and childminders.
Units / Modules
- An outline of current nutritional guidelines for a healthy diet
- The impact diet has on health
- Food preparation techniques that maintain the nutritional value of food
- How to plan and provide meals for those with special diets (including medical needs, allergies, vegans, vegetarians and diets for different faiths)
How will you be assessed?
We recommend learners are a minimum of 16 years of age. Learners, whatever their age, are physically capable of completing the practical assessment. It is also advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in English.