The process of ingesting nutrients from food that are pertinent to our diverse dietary demands is called nutrition. We must be very careful about what we put in our diets since our bodies require specific nutrients for lifelong growth, cell repair, and other metabolic activities.

Understanding the fundamentals of nutrition—in which water and hydration also play a role—will help us make wise judgements about our dietary requirements.

The Eatwell Guide and the Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST), both of which will be covered in this session, are some of the guides and tools that may be used to assist ensure we receive the nutritional balance and support needed.

  • About the numerous nutrients that our body requires and the several categories into which they might be divided.
  • What drinking water and being hydrated can do for you.
  • How to maintain a balanced diet with the aid of the Eatwell Guide.
  • How to define malnutrition and how to use the Malnutrition Universal Screening Test to detect it.

  • You'll know which vitamins and minerals your body needs to stay healthy.
  • You will have a better understanding of the components of various foods and the nutrient groups they belong to.
  • Knowing the symptoms of malnutrition and dehydration will enable you to spot them and take preventative measures.
  • Your understanding will increase your understanding of healthy eating and enable you to make more educated decisions about a balanced diet.

Unit 01: Introduction to Nutrition and Hydration

Unit 02: Breakdown of Nutrients

Unit 03: The Importance of Water and Hydration

Unit 04: Maintaining a Balanced Diet with the Eatwell Guide

Unit 05: Malnutrition and the Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST)


Who can take the certification courses?

There are no prerequisites to enrol in the courses.

How much time is required to complete a course?

Depending on the instructional modules, each course has a different length. It is indicated in the course details for each course.

What is the course’s organisation?

Modules make up the course structure. The average study time for each module is between 20 and 90 minutes. The amount of time spent on each module is entirely up to the individual pupils.

When and where can the course be taken?

Any internet-connected device can be used to study the course at any time.

Is there a final exam for this course?

There would be an MCQ Multiple Choice Questionnaire test after all the modules were completed. The questions must be answered online at a time and place of your choosing, and they will be drawn from the modules.

What score must you get on the test to pass?

The test’s passing score is 70 percent.

What occurs if a user doesn’t pass the test?

If the user didn’t pass the exam the first time, he/ she will have more chances to retake it after additional study. The exam can be taken more than once.