Level 2 Award in Promoting Food Safety and Nutrition in Health and Social Care


This qualification will develop the knowledge and skills required when working with food in health and social care and early years and childcare settings. It covers food safety requirements, contributing to and/or promoting nutrition and hydration, and supporting individuals to eat and drink.

This qualification will support learners towards an understanding of food safety in preparation for food hygiene qualifications. This qualification does not replace Food Hygiene Certificates.

Delivery Methods

Westfield College provides various flexible delivery methods to its learners which include blended learning, online learning, distance learning, and in class. The learners can choose the mode of study as per their choice and convenience.

Level 2 Award in Promoting Food Safety and Nutrition in Health and Social Care

Online, distance learning

Start dates and duration:
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Tuition fees and funding:
Total course cost is £10,250 split equally across the duration of your course (full and part-time).
For UK students: you can apply for a non-means-tested government master’s loan.

Entry requirements:
2:2 honours degree and above or equivalent – from a recognised institution.
English language: IELTS Level 6.5 or above with no element below 6.0 (or equivalent).

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Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, but learners should be at least 16 years of age.

Do you need to be working to take the qualification?

Yes, you will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as you need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.


It will be assessed by your Tutor or Assessor. This could include direct observation within the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task.

Module Structure

Learners must achieve 4 credits from the mandatory units and at least a further 4 credits from the optional units

Unit titleUnit typeLevelCredit
Meet food safety requirements when providing food and drink for individualsKnowledge / Skills22
Support individuals to eat and drinkSkill22


Unit titleUnit typeLevelCredit
Contribute to promoting nutrition and hydration in health and social care settingsKnowledge / Skills24
Contribute to promoting nutrition and hydration in early years and childcare settingsKnowledge / Skills24
Promote nutrition and hydration in health and social care settingsKnowledge / Skills34
Promote nutrition and hydration in early years and childcare settingsKnowledge / Skills34


Learners are able to:

  • Access All course materials, including online modules and written assignments
  • Gain Teacher support
  • Access WFC online  portal ( 24/7 access to our user-friendly learning portal)
  • Acquire Assignments briefing
  • Receive Excellent quality of study notes
  • Obtain Assignment marking and feedback
  • Access Free Online library.
  • Gain Fully accredited UK courses
  • Receive Dedicated customer support via chat, telephone, and email ( Monday to Friday)
  • Gain Full support  until the completion of the course


This qualification allows learners to progress to job roles in health and social care or early years and childcare which involve the promotion of food safety, hydration, and nutrition.

Learners can also take this qualification as an additional employer requirement for the Children and Young People’s Workforce and Playwork Apprenticeship Frameworks.

Who is it suitable for?

It is suitable for anyone who may be preparing for a new role or is working in a role that involves handling food safely and supporting an individual with their nutrition and hydration needs.


NCFE / Cache Ofqual regulated awarding bodies

If you have any questions and want to know the fees please email us or call us

Phone: +44 (0) 203 771 5653
Email: admissions@westfieldcollege.co.uk

Not sure how these qualifications translate to the UK equivalents, but this is the entry criteria we have for this programme:


Full time

Complete your degree in the shortest possible time and study flexibly – when and where suits you!


You’ll study 9 modules in total (approx. 37 hrs/week).

Part time option one

Study for a degree whilst fitting it around your work, care and other life commitments.


You’ll study 6 modules per year (approx. 25 hrs/week).

Part time option two

Take time to study and spread the tuition fees over a longer period – at no extra cost.


You’ll study 4–5 modules per year (approx. 19 hrs/week).

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