Nutrition For Children Online Training Course
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 Nutrition for Children 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.
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.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming
to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
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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!
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The course is divided into four accessible, interactive modules and includes an
assessment at the end.
- Toddlers Aged 1-3 – vitamin A, zinc and iron, a toddler’s diet, starchy foods, fruit and vegetables, dairy foods,
proteins, foods high in fat and sugar, avoiding food battles, tips for fussy eaters and things to avoid if you have a fussy
- Toddlers and Children – salt, fibre, preventing iron deficiency in toddlers, good sources of iron, preventing vitamin
D deficiency in toddlers, physical activity, packed lunches, school-ages children, five a day and routines and meal times.
- Teenagers – essential nutrients, vitamin D deficiency, physical activity, nutrition in schools, nutrition for growing
teenagers and teenage sportsmen and women.
- Recipes – a few simple kids’ recipe ideas to try at home.
Aims of the Children’s Nutrition 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 simply, fuss-free and highly nutritional recipes.
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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.
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