Course content

What will I learn?

This is an entry level course designed for candidates to develop an understanding of how to promote child health and to support the prevention of infection and illness in a child. The course includes the following topics.

  • The components of a balanced diet
  • Cultural differences and practices
  • Meeting nutritional needs of children
  • Prevention of infection
  • Signs and symptoms of illness in a child
  • Responding to illness in a child

What qualifications do I need?

 There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, as it is delivered online it would be beneficial if the candidate had basic competence in IT and the internet.

This course does not require a personal statement.

What can I do after?

This course provides progression to the NCFE Certificate in Nutrition and Health.  It is also a good starting point for those individuals who are interested in entering a career in the child care sector.

Programme Information

From your start date on the course you have up to 9 weeks to complete your course. You could complete your course in 2 weeks or use the full 9 weeks- it's up to you. Study whenever you want, at your own pace. 

To enrol click HERE