This course is AfN certified as suitable for those working or volunteering in a Level 3 role within Health & Social Care. (NB. Completers of this course are not eligible for an AfN certificate, as course certified under previous scheme)
The 2 day training covers healthy eating and key nutritional messages including; applying the Eatwell plate to everyday meals, reading and understanding food labels, fats and sugar information, dispelling myths and misconceptions on nutritional messages, practical cooking workshops, case studies and goal setting.
The one year mentor support offers valuable contact time with a member of the nutrition team to meet with the food champion trainee and their manager in order to develop and achieve 3 healthy eating goals. This support also provides the food champion trainee with useful and reliable resources, contacts and networks. Once achieved the 3 goals the food champion trainee will be awarded the Official Food Champion status at an annual network event.
Competencies Covered by Course
Once achieved the 3 goals the food champion trainee will be awarded the Official Food Champion status at an annual network event.