Food and Nutrition

What is  Healthy Eating?

Short courses, certificates, diplomas for human nutrition, food production and food service industries. Here are some of our more popular courses:  

Salad on a Plate



Meet Some of Our Tutors



Karen Lee BSc. Hons (Biological Sciences), Postgraduate Diploma Nutrition and Dietetics

Karen graduated with first class honours degree in Biological Sciences from Lancaster University and subsequently completed a Postgraduate diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics from Leeds Metropolitan University. Karen is a registered dietitian with over 10 years of experience of working in the NHS. Karen has undertaken a number of research projects and has lectured to undergraduate university students.

Lyn Quirk M.Prof.Ed.; Adv.Dip.Compl.Med (Naturopathy); Adv.Dip.Sports Therapy

Lyn has 25 years of experience in the Fitness, Health and Leisure Industries. She has a string of qualifications that are far too long to list here; being qualified and registered to teach, coach or instruct a wide range of different sports and other skills.

Lyn established and managed Health clubs at three major five star resorts on Australia's Gold Coast, including The Marriot. She was a department head for a large government vocational college (TAFE), and has conducted her own aquafitness business for many years.

Jade Pollock B.Sc.Biol, Dip. Education, Cert Food Hygiene
Jade has worked in hospitality, fitness, environmental management and education industries, in both Australia and the UK.

Teacher -Biological Science, Health and P.E.

Business Coordinator - Scottish Environmental Protection Agency

Administrator (Recruitment), Senior Supervisor (Youth Welfare).




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