Level 2 Nutrition Awareness for Early Years

Did you know nearly a quarter of children are overweight or obese by the time they join reception class?

Become one of the first nurseries to hold a specific qualification in nutrition for early years, with NDNA and The Safer Food Group’s Level 2 Award in Nutritional Awareness.

Baby eatingFilmed in a nursery, this online course is designed to help you understand the value of healthier eating and plan healthier menus in your Early Years setting.

Who should take this course: Nursery chefs and cooks, as well as early years practitioners involved in providing meals and snacks to young children
Prices: £10.50+VAT for NDNA members and £12.00+VAT for non-members

Course Content:

  • Introduction to Nutrition, important terms and definitions, the business benefits of a well-managed and nutritionally balanced menu
  • What a healthy diet contains and providing a balanced diet
  • Supporting staff and parents to be healthier
  • Allergies and intolerances
  • Menu planning including practical guidance on what (and how) to provide; menus for 0-5s and tips for involving parents and carers.

How to access the course: