Nutrition for Health
This is the complete foundation nutrition training covering the important basics in vitamins, minerals, foods, diets, allergies, diets, intolerances, lifestyles and modern food production.
Who is this course for?
This course is designed for therapists looking for continuous professional development (CPD), to gain a solid foundation knowledge in nutrition and to add nutrition to their portfolio and skills.
Are you a personal trainer who would like to understand the latest in nutrition, from macronutrients (protein, fats and carbs) to which food intolerances might be holding back your clients success and why.
Do you adore health and want to study it from the comfort of your own home? Are you looking for a course that provides a solid foundation knowledge of the important areas of nutrition? Maybe this could be the start of your career in health?
Are you fed up in your current role and curious to know more about nutrition? This foundation course will give you a good insight into whether a career as a health professional is for you.
The course is split into 10 modules
- History of Modern Nutrition
- Nutrients and Antinutrients
- Modern Food Production
- Digestion and the Microbiome
- Popular Diets
- Pathology of Health
- Nutritional Consultations
The course is 53 hours worth of home study and homework including the following
- 10 modules with over 100 lessons in total
- Approx. 30 minute assessment for each level
- 8 nutritional case studies
- Research and submitting 2 essays
- Self reflection per module
- Recommended book reading plus 1 book review
Inside The Course
This is a short video to show you the collection of modules within Nutrition for Health, the lessons you will have access to and the interesting topics you will learn about.
We have created a course we would have wanted to learn when we first started out. Providing information on all the important aspects of food, nutrition and diet analysis.Buy Now
Why study Nutrition for Health?
Many alternative health careers look for a foundation knowledge in nutrition, including becoming a Kinesiology practitioner. This qualification meets this criteria and is in line with the National Occupational Standards.
This qualification contains all the important information on areas such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids, omegas, diets as well as issues around food intolerances such as wheat, milk and sugar.
After completing this qualification, you can get insurance to make dietary recommendations to clients including, fibre, water intake, calorie intake and food intolerances. Dependent on having a supporting therapy qualification to partner this.
To begin your journey into nutrition study with minimal time and financial investment and maximum interest and enjoyment. The information in this course includes the 'wow' insights from the health industry and is all based in scientific research.
What is the course format?
This is an online correspondence home learning course which makes it incredibly accessible and easy to work around your work and home life. All modules and assessments are contained within our website which is easy to access.
How long will it take me to complete from start to finish?
This course is 53 hours long, which can be completed at your own pace. Module completion involves online lessons, homework, case studies and assessments. You have 12 months to complete the course.
Is Kinesiology or coaching included in this training?
This is a foundation nutrition course only and does not have Kinesiology or wellness coaching within it. We offer Kinesiology foundation and practitioner courses that follow this course if you love what you learn and want more.Functional Kinesiology
Do I need any previous experience or qualifications?
No, this course a foundation training course and is designed to be accessible and easy to complete. If you have previous training - great! But it is not necessary.
How many hours is this course?
This course is 53 hours and this is made up of online lessons, assessments, homework and case studies.
What happens if I need to defer?
Each student is given 12 months to complete the course. This give you the opportunity to go at your pace and to allow for any unexpected life occurrences. After 12 months we charge an admin fee of £100 to continue for another 12 months.
Do you make allowances for learning challenges?
Yes we do. All the learning is in different formats, including written documents, images, diagrams and videos that are able to be watched on repeat. All the assessments are not time prohibited so you can go at your own pace and take your notes in. If you have particular learning challenges that you wish to discuss with us, please contact us directly and we would be very happy to help.Contact Us
Is there an exam?
At the end of each module there is an approx. 30 minute multiple choice assessment to ensure you have understood the module. The pass rate is 80% and on successful completion, you move to the next module. If however, you don't pass, you will be given the option to resit.Course Syllabus
What qualification do I receive?
You will be given the 'Nutrition for Health' certificate and the opportunity to register with a recommended governing body, get insurance and start charging for diet recommendations should you wish. (Must be in partnership with a therapy or health qualification such as beauty therapy).
When can I start?
The joy of studying a correspondence home study course is you can start right away! As soon as you have paid, you can start learning.Buy Now!
How do I get started?
Buy the course now and get instant access!Get Started Now!
Who is my mentor?
Claire Snowdon-Darling and Laura Knowles are the senior tutors on this course. They have years experience teaching health and coaching students. To find out more click here.Meet the Tutors
What our students say
Second to none expert teachers. Their approach is professional, empathetic and truly connects with all levels of students ensuring that everyone fully understands the course material.
I highly recommend for their phenomenal knowledge and guidance when it comes to studying health.
Extremely knowledgeable and engaging educators. I have thoroughly enjoyed all the thought provoking training that I have had and look forward to more in the future.
What can I do with this qualification?
- Make recommendations on diet and calories to your clients if you have another therapy or profesional qualification to support this course.
- Add Nutrition as 'Continuous Professional Development' training to your insurance
- Graduate to the Functional Wellness Coach or Functional Kinesiology practitioner training courses