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HABC Level 2 Award in Healthy Food and Special Diets (RQF)

Key Qualification Facts

As a Training Organisation, The Training and Recruitment House is accredited by TQUK/HABC/FAA/IOSH.  This course leads to certification in the Highfield Qualifications Level 2 Award in Healthy Food and Special Diets.

Qualification number: 603/1401/1
Learning aim reference: 60314011
Credit value: 1
Assessment method: Multiple-choice examination - 20 Questions - Minimum Requirement 14/20.
Guided learning hours (GLH): 5 hours
Total qualification time (TQT): 7 hours

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this qualification, although it is recommended that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy/English or equivalent.

Delivery Options

This Qualification is available as a Classroom version. 

How do I book onto the Course?

You can book your place Online or contact us on 02838 39 45 80

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Course Cost

This course costs £55 inclusive of VAT, assessments, books and materials.  Discounts are available for multiple and group bookings.

Learning Outcomes

1. Understand the principle of healthy diets
1.1 Outline current nutritional guidelines for a healthy diet.
1.2 Describe essential nutrients and their benefits.
1.3 Describe the impact of diet on health.
1.4 Describe food preparation techniques that help maintain the nutritional value of food.
2. Understand how to plan and provide special diets
2.1 Describe the main features of special diets.
2.2 Describe the impact of special diets on health.
2.3 Describe food preparation techniques suited to those on special diets.

  • L2 Healthy Food and Special Diets RQF Qual Spec