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Nutrition Consultant and Starting Your Own Business

Open Study College
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599 GBP
English
Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

Nutrition Consultant Level 3

Unit 1: Principles of a Balanced Diet

  • Nutrition: what is it?
  • Macronutrients: carbohydrates, proteins and fats
  • Micronutrients: vitamins and minerals
  • How much do we need of each nutrient?
  • The concept of energy balance
  • A 'healthy' diet and government guidelines

Unit 2: Special dietary needs

  • The Eatwell plate
  • Babies and toddlers
  • School children (ages 4-10)
  • Adolescents (ages 11-18)
  • Adults
  • Pre-conception
  • Pregnancy
  • Older adults
  • The national diet and nutrition survey

Unit 3: How certain diets can affect health

  • Types of food intolerance
  • Types of food allergy
  • Low income and dietary adequacy
  • Dietary differences in a multicultural society
  • Deficiencies and dietary conditions
  • Vegetarian and vegan diets

Unit 4: Contemporary food issues and their impact on diet

  • What is a food additive?
  • UK regulation of additives and E-numbers
  • Preservatives
  • Antioxidants
  • Food colourings
  • Flavour enhancers
  • Emulsifiers and stabilisers
  • Convenience and fast food
  • The place of fast food in a balanced diet

Unit 5: Food hygiene and safety

  • Safe food storage
  • Hygienic preparation
  • Safe cooking methods
  • General hygiene
  • Food safety for vulnerable groups
  • Protection against listeria, salmonella and toxoplasmosis
  • Understanding and interpreting food labelling

Unit 6: Supporting people to change their diet and food choices

  • Influences on eating: social, economic and psychological
  • Food habits, attitudes and behaviours
  • Supporting specific dietary goals
  • Improving the overall balance of a meal

Starting Your Own Business Level 3

Unit 1: Preparing to Start Your Business

  • Why start your own business?
  • Character and motivation
  • Before you start: managing yourself and planning
  • Market research
  • Sales and profits
  • Competitors
  • Financial planning
  • Suppliers
  • Employing people
  • Stock and asset management

Unit 2: Defining Your Business

  • Deciding on the form of your business (sole trader, partnership, limited company)
  • How to decide what is best for you
  • Setting goals for yourself

Unit 3: Marketing

  • Your product or service
  • Value for money
  • Competition
  • Segmenting your market
  • Pricing

Unit 4: Customers

  • Identifying your potential customers
  • Promoting your business
  • Before sale
  • After sale

Unit 5: Finance

  • Understanding your business finances
  • Working with figures
  • Break-event point
  • Fixed and current assets
  • Cash flow
  • Sources of finance
  • Managing your money

Unit 6: Your Business Plan

  • Why do you need a business plan?
  • The format and structure of your business plan
  • Yourself, your people. your values, your mission
  • Your business model
  • Your market
  • Your competition
  • Development
  • Profit forecast
  • Risks

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Pay Now: GBP 599.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 104.85 with a deposit of GBP
69.90 totalling 699

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