Diet, Nutrition and Hydration

Awareness of the Importance of Diet, Nutrition and Hydration
CPD Certified Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

Diet, Nutrition and Hydration at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 1 hour and 34 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
£24.95 + VAT

Sample Video: Diet and Nutrition Promo

The course aims to promote awareness of the importance of diet, nutrition and hydration and knowledge of how to provide a balanced and nutritional diet. By the end of the course, candidates will be able to identify the changing needs of people, be aware of the legislative requirements and obligations, understand our body's nutritional needs, understand what is needed to achieve a balanced diet, have a basic awareness of how to store and prepare food, how to identify and respond to individual needs, and be aware of the importance of food presentation.

Diet and Nutrition is a trainer-led course that is delivered with a guided learning hours of 4 hours and available nationally through our approved instructors.

ProTrainings are Skills for Care Endorsed for both our classroom and e-learning courses. This means that our training meets the high standards expected by Skills for Care.

We also have an online and classroom Food Hygiene course if required, or as an addition to this course. This course covers nutrition and diet, while the food hygiene course covers keeping food safe from storage to table.

  • Care workers
  • Hospital staff
  • The food industry

This course comes with 3.0 hrs (5.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 34 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Malnutrition and the risks
  • Nutrition
  • Nutrition support
  • Person-centred approach
  • Nutritional screening
  • Who should be screened
  • Body mass index
  • Responsibilities of settings
  • Keeping people healthy
  • Digestive system
  • What are calories 
  • Energy balance
  • Carbohydrates 
  • Fibre
  • Fats and Proteins
  • Vitamins and Minerals
  • Water and hydration
  • Micro-nutrients
  • Water and Calcium
  • Older people, nutrition and hydration
  • Standards of care
  • ProTrainings Food Hygiene Student Manual Level 1 and 2 V7.0
  • Clean hand techniques leaflet
  • Food Safety Agency document on Controlling E.coli O157
  • Food Safety Agency website
  • Food Standards Agency - FAQ's on gluten intolerance and food labelling
  • Food Standards Agency - information on gluten intolerance and food labelling
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • Link to our Concussion ad Brain injury course in association with Headway, a head injury charity
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Standard 8 - Course notes from Skills for Care
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet