Certificate in Healthy Eating & Food Hygiene
This programme is designed for people working in a wide range of sectors and occupations who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in a range of diet, lifestyle and food preparation subjects.
The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home. Students receive course manual, assignments and studyguide plus tutor support by telephone, mail and email.
The ASET certificate, which is a recognised award, is gained through completing a short series of written assignments plus a multi-choice style end-test.
Module 1 Healthy Eating:
Introduction to Healthy Eating
Recommendations for Healthy Eating
Module 2 Vitamins and Minerals:
Sources and functions of vitamins and minerals
Why are they so important?
Module 3 Specific Healthy Eating Issues:
The elderly and infirm
Cardiovascular and coronary heart disease
Module 4 Food Hygiene:
What is food hygiene?
How bacteria multiply
Preventing food poisoning
Safe food preparation
Cleaning and disinfecting
Waste disposal and pest control
Buildings and equipment