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Principles of Nutrition

Course Code: HAPN2

Level: 2
Subject area: Hospitality & Catering
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: Award
Course type: Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One day
When you'll study: Thursday, 9.00am to 3.00pm

About the course

This level 2 online course in nutrition is delivered by an industry expert and covers all the basic information required to improve nutrition.

This one-day course is aimed at industry practitioners who would like to develop their CV and portfolio of qualifications, or add to an existing skill set.


What you'll learn

The course covers the following units:

  • describe the differences between the different nutrients found in food
  • state the sources of the key nutrients found in food
  • state what is meant by the term ‘micronutrients
  • list the common sources of vitamins and minerals found in food
  • explain the importance of fluid in the diet
  • explain how the nutritional requirements of population groups can differ
  • state how the concept of calories are used as a measurement
  • explain what is meant by the term ‘micronutrients’.
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


The assessment method is assignment based.

What's next?

Upon completion you may progress to a range of hospitality and catering courses at the College, depending on entry requirements.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Short course

Course Code: HAPN2

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £27

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.