Practitioner Certificate in Nutrition

Introducing our comprehensive Certificate in Nutrition– your gateway to becoming an expert in the field of nutrition!

As a Nutrition Consultant, you’ll be able to work with a wide variety of clients, identifying their goals and creating nutritional programs for them, using evidence-based research and interventions. 

Our program covers all the essential topics you need to know to become a successful Nutrition Consultant. From understanding obesity and its impact on health, to mastering the intricacies of macronutrients and micronutrients, to learning about popular diets and food intolerances – our curriculum is designed to provide you with a deep understanding of nutrition science.

With our program, you’ll also delve into the fascinating world of digestive physiology and body composition methodologies, and explore performance nutrition and ergogenic aids. Plus, you’ll learn the latest behaviour change techniques that can help you motivate and inspire clients to make positive changes in their lives.

Our expert instructors bring years of experience and knowledge to the classroom, and our program is designed to be both practical and applicable to the real world.

Whether you’re looking to start a career in nutrition, enhance your current practice, or simply deepen your knowledge of the field, our Certificate in Nutrition is a perfect choice. Sign up today and take the first step towards a rewarding and fulfilling career in nutrition!

Who is this course for?

The Certificate in Nutrition provides an excellent opportunity for both novice and seasoned fitness trainers to augment their knowledge and proficiency in the highly competitive fitness industry.

Upon completion of the program, graduates can effectively leverage their acquired expertise in nutrition to enhance their fitness enterprise or establish a unique value proposition that distinguishes them from other industry professionals and ultimately increasing your income as a Fitness professional. 

As a Nutritional Consultant, your responsibilities encompass a range of tasks tailored to meet your clients’ specific needs, such as:

  • Conducting a comprehensive analysis of your client’s existing dietary habits and calculating their caloric requirements.
  • Crafting personalized and individualized meal plans to suit each client’s unique goals and preferences.
  • Determining the appropriate macronutrient ratios to enhance your clients’ performance and overall well-being.
  • Assessing your clients’ body composition and metabolic rate to better understand their individual physiology.
  • Engaging in discussions with clients to present the advantages and disadvantages of various dietary interventions.
  • Educating clients about the benefits and proper usage of health and sports supplements to support their fitness journey.

Entry requirements

You don’t need a specific nutrition level or prior knowledge to acquire the Certificate in Nutrition. You just need to meet our basic LLN requirements so we can be sure that you will be successful in the course.

What you’ll get out of this course

✔  Understand the roles of a nutritionist, as well as the difference between a nutritionist and a registered dietitian

✔ Build a successful coach-client relationship

✔ Teach the difference between food allergies and food intolerances 

✔ Learn how macronutrients and micronutrients affect the body

✔ Explain the difference between popular diets

✔ Teach human and digestive physiology

✔ Conduct successful nutritional screenings and assessments

✔ Calculate BMR 

✔ Calculate TEE

✔ Design client programs 

✔ Provide body composition recommendations 

✔ Motivate clients

✔ Develop marketing skills

Certification

The Certificate in Nutrition holds international recognition approved by the esteemed International Institute of Complementary Therapists (IICT). Fit Education is an authorized training provider for this certification.

IICT is a highly reputable global professional industry body, approving courses in over 35 countries, including Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Canada, the UK, and Europe.

Upon successfully completing the program, graduates can attain professional membership as a Nutritional Consultant, officially approved by IICT. Additionally, they will have the opportunity to obtain insurance coverage for their services through IICT’s trusted insurance partners.

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Course: Certificate in Nutrition

IICT Approved Training Provider

Career: Nutrition Consultant

Study methods: Online, on campus, or a combination

Payment methods: Pay up-front (discounts apply or flexible payment plan)

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Training and assesment

Our courses are delivered online to you, no matter where you are located. There are 12 modules included within the Certificate III & IV in Fitness, with all resources required to complete the course available in your student study portal. A trainer is assigned to you for guidance throughout the course and will grade your assessments. Need extra help in your local area? Let us connect you with a mentor in your area today.

Visit https://fiteducation.edu.au/faqs/ for answers to our most frequently asked questions.

Our Flexible Study Formats

  • Full-time face-to-face learning at our Brisbane campus (Seasonal)
  • Blended learning, combining face-to-face learning and online study
  • Online studying

Your preferred study mode may influence the duration of the course.

Why Study Certificate in Nutrition with Fit Education?

Our Certificate in Nutrition course is delivered by Fit Education as a  Premier Training Provider with IICT (International Institute for Complementary Therapists) . Once you complete your course, you can register with IICT for professional membership and insurance in 35+ countries. 

Want to work Abroad? Nutritional Consultant is approved for professional membership and insurance in the following regions: Australia, New Zealand, Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, South Australia, United States.

IICT offers student memberships for just $1 pa. This gives you the opportunity to obtain professional affiliation and student insurance while completing your studies. Once formal qualifications are completed you can upgrade to a practitioner level membership.

Certificate in Nutrition Course Modules

Individual Units

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Unpack the factors driving the global obesity crisis and learn strategies to combat this pressing health issue.

Grasp the fundamentals of nutrition science, including the role and function of essential nutrients in the body.

Dive into the world of food allergies and intolerances, understanding their causes, effects, and management strategies.

Evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of trending diets, fostering a critical eye to separate fad from fact.

Explore the intricate workings of the human body and the impacts of nutrition on its physiological functions.

Master the art of assessing dietary habits and lifestyle factors to identify potential health risks and develop personalised interventions.

Learn effective coaching techniques to inspire and support individuals in their journey towards healthier eating habits.

Understand the influence of nutrition on body composition and learn how to create diet plans that support muscle growth and fat loss.

Discover how to optimise athletic performance through tailored nutrition strategies.

Delve into the role of performance-enhancing substances, distinguishing between legal supplements and banned substances.

Gain insights into the psychology of dietary habits and learn practical tools to facilitate lasting behaviour change.

Equip yourself with the business acumen necessary to establish and grow a successful nutrition coaching practice.

"I have no problem recommending Fit Education to both individuals and companies."

I have just completed my Cert 3 and 4 with Fit Education and have found them to have top service, extremely fast and efficient and very open with their communication on what I needed. Having also been able to RPL through the course due to previous studies this further helped me speed up my studies but also gave me a further insight into the fitness industry. I have no problem recommending Fit Education to both individuals and companies.

Chris Goldsmith

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