Find out some interesting, surprising and shocking facts about food and drink and how to make healthier choices for your family.

This course covers:

  • Understanding energy balance
  • The importance of physical activity
  • Understanding food labels
  • Healthy and unhealthy snacks
  • How much sugar is in sugary drinks
  • What's in your favourite takeway
  • Healthy packed lunches


There may be materials you need to help with your studies. You'll either make a one-off payment for these when you enrol, or you'll buy them during the course. Your tutor will talk to you about this at interview or in your first class (if you don't need an interview).

Depending on your course and circumstances, you may be able to get funding to help with materials fees. Please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.


There is no assessment.

Entry Requirements

Basic level of English.

Important information

All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.

Fee reductions for adult short courses