Explore the principles of healthy eating - eLearning (01HW09CL/20)

Online Course

Course details

This free course is suitable for anyone who wants to improve their knowledge and understanding of how to maintain a healthy, tasty and balanced diet.

Whether you want to learn for personal reasons or in order to help prepare for potential employment – perhaps in the health and social care or hospitality sectors – you’re sure to find this course useful.

The session will provide valuable information about food preparation and an awareness of food safety.

What do I need to join the course?

In order to join this eLearning course you will need: A reliable internet connection and a computer, laptop or tablet. You may also choose to use a headset or earphones. You will need to have access to the East Riding eLearn platform and joining instructions will be sent to you after you have enrolled.

What do I need to provide for the first session?

No specific equipment is required to attend the course, although pens & paper for taking notes whilst the training is in progress may be useful. You should ensure that you have a suitable place to study that is free from any distractions.

How will I learn?

This is an eLearning course, which allows you to work at your own pace. Once logged on to eLearn you can access the course on your dashboard. You will find information to read and questions to take part in which must be answered correctly to progress through the course.

What will I learn?

  • What a healthy diet is and how to have a balanced diet, energy and its sources, lifestyle diseases and obesity and salts.
  • About different food groups and how to keep the body healthy.
  • About the importance of nutrients, fluids and fibre and their role in maintaining good health.
  • The key elements of food preparation and how to plan a healthy meal

What could I do next?

You may wish to go on to join one of our other Health and Social Care courses. If you want to try a different subject then we offer a range of opportunities in computer skills, English, maths, employability, creative skills, retail, photography, supporting teaching and learning in schools etc. To view our course offer visit our course pages.

Can we help you to learn?

You can find more information on the Financial help and additional support page or you can contact us to talk about this and any other support we can provide.