Nutrition Short Course

Nutrition Short Course

Nutrition Short Course for Personal Trainers

Expand your knowledge and support your clients with smarter food choices by studying Fit Education’s Nutrition Short Course. Designed by personal trainers for personal trainers, this course is aimed at helping you build a base knowledge of nutrition so your clients achieve the best results and create long lasting healthy habits.

Technological advances are continuing to grow at a rapid rate and society has become increasingly sedentary. The fact that there are not only more fast food chains available, but smart phones now allow food to be purchased online and delivered to your door. With this in mind there is a clear problem.

Weight gain and obesity has become a major problem with over 50% of the population now considered overweight. Contrary to what most people believe, diet is the single most important factor in weight management and along with exercise is essential for weight loss.

Diet, food, nutrition and overall health has never before been discussed as much as it is today. Many health issues attribute to poor health and nutrition. Learn the basic fundamentals of healthy eating to support your own well being and those around you to create long lasting healthy eating habits.

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  • Nutrition Short Course for Personal Trainers
  • Outcome: Expanded knowledge in Nutrition and Healthy Eating
  • Career: Complimentary knowledge for Personal Trainers
  • Study methods: Online
  • Payment methods: Pay up-front
  • Gain 2 CEC points with this course through Fitness Australia

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What you will learn in this course

Detailed Course Breakdown

  • Understanding the nutrition label on products
  • Body composition and BMI
  • Fitness v’s fatness
  • Somatotypes and fat distribution
  • Why are people getting fatter
  • Dietary factors
  • The dieting cycle
  • FAD diets
  • Common dieting techniques
  • Ways to decrease body fat
  • Genetic, environmental and psychological factors
  • Body image
  • Social factors
  • Exercise for fat loss
  • Metabolism
  • Calculating BMR
  • Calculating TEE
  • Eating disorders
  • The digestive system
  • Fibre

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Training and assessment

Our courses are delivered online to you, no matter where you are located. There are 23 elements included within the Nutrition Short Course, 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.

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Nutrition Short Course (online study):

  • Upfront only– $495

Our Flexible Study Formats

  • Online studying self paced

Fitness Australia: 2 CEC 

Why study a Nutrition Short Course with Fit Education?

Our courses are delivered by personal trainers for personal trainers Once you complete your course, you will receive a certificate of completion outlining the units and have a broader knowledge of nutrition to help inform your clients of healthier food choices.

In 2019 Fit Education graduates:

  • 96.6% were employed or enrolled in further study after training.
  • 92.0% were satisfied with the overall quality of their training.
  • 91.2% would recommend the training and 93.3% would recommend their training provider.
  • 94.4% achieved their main reason for doing the training.

(NCVER Report 2019)

"I did my certificate 3 and 4 with these guys and honestly could not recommend them more highly"

I did my certificate 3 and 4 with these guys and honestly could not recommend them more highly. The lecturers were professional, university qualified and went above expectations with every aspect of the course. They don't just teach the basics, but instead challenge you in every session so that when you finish you can feel confident that you are going to be better than a lot of other people out there with the same certification as you. It was fun, very practical, and taught by coaches who have been in the real world. Don't go anywhere else, it won't be worth it.

Kelly Penfold


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