Nutrition For Children Online Training Course

Nutrition for Children
£30 +VAT

This Nutrition for Children training course has been designed by a qualified dietician to help parents, carers and those who work in childcare understand what constitutes a healthy, nutritional diet for children.

Nutrition for kids is a much talked about topic and this course provides lots of tips, ideas and recipe suggestions to ensure you can provide your child with healthy meals every day that will benefit their growth and development.

  • Developed by a qualified dietician
  • Accredited by CPD
  • Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Approximate duration: 2 hours
  • On completion, certificate is posted the next working day

Who should take this course?

This course is suitable for parents, carers and those who work with children or in childcare. Kids’ nutrition is a much talked about topic; this course is suitable for anyone who wishes to learn more about which foods children should be provided with for the best nutritional benefits.


CPD Approved

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit. 

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If you wish to try this course then register for a demo by clicking the 'interactive demo' button. You will be given the option to purchase and continue with your course at the end of your demo!

Interactive Demo

Course content

1Toddlers Aged 1-3

Vitamin A, zinc and iron, a toddler's diet, bread, cereal and potatoes, fruit and vegetables, milk, cheese and yoghurt, meat, fish and vegetarian alternatives, foods high in fat and sugar, drinks, avoiding food battles, fussy eating, tips for fussy eaters and things to avoid.

2Children Aged 4-10

Salt, fibre, iron, vitamin D, childhood obesity, physical activity, packed lunches, school-aged children, five a day and routines and meal times.

3Teenagers Aged 11-18

Vitamin deficiency, nutrition in schools, nutrition for growing teenagers and sports nutrition.

4Recipe Ideas

A few simple recipe ideas to try at home.

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Aims of the course

By the end of this course, learners will:

  • Understand the importance of including a range of foods from the 5 key food groups in a child's diet, and know which foods are included in each key food group.
  • Understand how to deal with fussy eaters.
  • Recognise the importance of including '5 a day', vitamin D and fibre in the diet.
  • Understand how to provide excellent nutrition for school-aged children and growing teenagers.
  • Be able to cook some simple, fuss-free and highly nutritional recipes.


The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 10 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 70%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.