Nutrition in the early years

This brief course explores and encourages healthy eating from an early age, thus guiding young children with a good start in their life with nutrient rich food and sufficient hydration. This course introduces you to the various components of a healthy diet, while providing an insight to the significance of portion sizes that is in accordance to the size of the child. The course also gives important and practical advice regarding various allergies and intolerances, and the ways to encourage fussy eaters to try new foods.

Learning outcomes

You will be knowledgeable about what makes a healthy diet
You will understand a well-balanced meal and the importance of portion control
You will know how to encourage children to eat healthy foods and try new things

Advantages of this course

It is important that anyone caring for children is knowledgeable about what makes a healthy diet, from the food groups that make up a healthy diet to portion control. This course also shares practical advice and tips on promoting healthy eating from a young age.
This course includes aspects of nutrition from weaning onwards, introduces proteins, vitamins, and minerals, and looks at the latest legislation on food allergens and guidance on menu planning for early years settings and schools
Additional activities encourage you to reflect on your learning
There is also suggested extended reading that gives both practical information and links to websites to expand knowledge
On successful completion of this course, you will have the option of purchasing a CACHE certificate. This certificate must not be confused with nationally regulated qualification achievement.

Endorsement statement

Our short course has been reviewed by a Subject Specialist in childcare and endorsed by CACHE demonstrating the quality and rigor. CACHE is a trading name of NCFE (registered company number 02896700) and CACHE; Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education; and NNEB are registered trademarks owned by NCFE. This is an unregulated programme and is not a nationally recognised qualification.
This CACHE endorsed course is provided in partnership with Laser Learning.
Course Fee: Rs. 7000 /100 USD