Here are some of the highlights for this micro-credential.

  • No application process, no pre-requisites, open to anyone

  • Learn at your own pace using a computer, tablet or smartphone

  • Take up to 90 days to complete the course

  • Receive a certificate of course completion and digital badge for successfully completing the course which can be shared on social media (e.g. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter), downloaded as a PDF, or even embedded in an email signature

Micro-credential Overview

In this 14-hour micro-credential, learners will discover how to apply nutrition standards to promote good health, as well as demonstrate safe food-handling practices with clients' needs in mind.  Learners will also explore how to use safe practices when assisting clients with cognitive impairments, vision problems, and physical limitations at mealtimes.  Lastly, learners will learn how to recognize and report signs of dehydration and malnutrition.

Review the curriculum below to see the topics covered.  

Learners who successfully complete the course will earn a digital badge and certificate of course completion that can be downloaded and shared via social media. 

You will have access to the course for 90 days to work through the content.

Please note that this online micro-credential is instructor-led.  Please send an email to [email protected] to finalize your registration.


    1. Welcome and Micro-credential Information

    2. Assisting with Meals Weekly Roadmap

    3. Ask Your Instructor

    1. Unit 1 Overview

    2. Assignment 1: Create a Meal Plan

    3. Activity 1: Demonstrating Safe Meal Preparation

    4. Quiz 1

    1. Unit 2 Overview

    2. Activity 2: Assisting Clients at Mealtime

    3. Quiz 2

    1. Unit 3 Overview

    2. Assignment 2: Nutrition and Dehydration Case Study

    3. Quiz 3

    1. Summary

    2. Before you go...

About this course

  • $110.60
  • 15 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content