Purposefully written and clearly presented, this easy to follow course is thorough in content. Each section has clear learning objectives that facilitate your progress. By the end of the course you should have a wholesome understanding of the following areas:
Who is this course for?
This course does not entitle you to work a nutritionist
If you are a fitness professional, coach,teacher, therapist, parent, or anyone with a desire to learn and understand or reinforce knowledge on nutrition
This course is ideal for those that are either complete beginners to the field of nutrition and are considering making a career change to become a nutritionist , with the aim of getting an insight and understanding of nutrition, or existing. nutritionists,fitness professionals, therapists,teachers, coaches or parents looking to reinforce their knowledge or to pick up some new skills. This course is also ideal if you are interested in a career in nutrition, though are unsure if you want to commit yourself financially and time wise to a full nutrition qualification.
Carbohydrates fats and proteins
intolerance to wheat and dairy products
digestive and eliminative processes
functions of the vitamins in the body
common sources of vitamins in food
vegetarian and vegan diets
fasting and special diets
detoxifying the body
main dietary contributions to allergies
food combining and its perceived benefits
potential benefits of organic foods
minerals, vitamins and other nutrient supplementations
basic components of a healthy diet
This courses explore the evidence base relating to the relationship between diet, physical activity and health.
Introduction – Anatomy and Physiology – brief overview
The Digestive Process
Principles of Weight Reduction
Compiling Eating Programmes
Compiling Eating Programmes – Cont.
Role of Exercise in Weight Control
Essential Fatty Acids
What’s Included in the Online Course:
Full e-course materials including an e-manual, e-books, exercise/goal setting sheets, weekly planners.
Full support is offered throughout the course which includes an assigned / dedicated tutor. This course also includes email support.
We also offer all students doing the home study training the opportunity to come along to our monthly best practice groups in Manchester at no extra cost. This greatly enhances learning.
The monthly support groups are free for all students and give you the opportunity to see live demonstrations of the techniques and skills taught on the course. For those that can’t attend the events we also film these monthly sessions and email a copy to all students each month. The practice groups are optional and not essential for completing the course.
The online courses are assessed by a written assignment at the end of the course which consists of a question paper and written answers.
There is no time limit for completing the course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. Help and support is always available from the training centre team through out your training. This course will take you up to 200 hours to complete working from home.
On completion of the course you will receive a Nutrition Certificate from Vita online Learning and Education
Who is this course for?
This course is ideal for those that are either complete beginners to the field of nutrition and are considering making a career change to become a nutritionist, with the aim of getting an insight and understanding of nutrition, or existing nutritionists, fitness experts, instructors, teachers, personal trainers, coaches or parents looking to reinforce their knowledge or to pick up some new skills. This course is also ideal if you are interested in a career in nutrition, though are unsure if you want to commit yourself financially and time wise to a full fitness qualification.This in-depth nutrition course will provide you with a fundamental knowledge of the development of fitness program and will give you an integral insight into a career on fitness.
designed to provide a sound knowledge of nutrition
from macro to micro, one discovers how we get the most out of our food, how the physiology of food processing works in a healthy body and how it can go wrong
course will also provide a very solid foundation if you later wish to undertake further study
clearly presented, easy to follow and thorough in content
personal tutors give guidance and feedback
highest level of support by email
study days with tutors and students
study can be started and finished at any time
work at your own speed and pace – timetable to suit you
no prior medical training is required
continuous assessment provides ongoing feedback and motivation
there are no exams
certificates are awarded on completing the courses
course is regularly updated