HABC Healthy Food and Special Diets

HABC Award , Level 2
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Course Information


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.

Course 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)

Entry requirements

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.

Assessment types

Multiple-choice examination

Course details

Duration: 1 day
Course Code: 89283-01
Fees (Adult): £90

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