Nutrition Consulting Diploma Level 3

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On our Nutrition Consulting course you’ll learn why diet and nutrition are the essential building blocks of a healthy lifestyle. Study the science behind how diet affects body health, and how it can be used to facilitate weight loss and gain. This course also covers how to start your own business as nutrition and diet consultant, at a time where the importance of a balanced diet has never been more accepted and understood.

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About This Course

Busy lifestyles and evolving food technology has led to a fundamental change in eating habits over the past 100 years. The adoption of unhealthy eating habits, and more people eating food that has little nutritional value, has led to mass scale and a rise in obesity and other related health conditions.

A recent study by the UK government found that 28% of adults in England are obese and a further 36% are overweight, an alarming statistic which both highlights the issue and explains the current demand for help and support in this area.

If you are passionate about helping shape people into more healthy lifestyles, then this course would be a perfect choice for you.

During this level 3 Nutrition Consulting Diploma, you will study nutrition and eating habits, and how they can aid healthy weight loss or gain, and improve metabolism and the immune system. You’ll study food science concepts in detail, which will give you the foundations on which to base your own consultancy business, should you wish to follow this rewarding career path further..

Course Benefits

Split into 7 units, every element of this course seeks to expand your understanding of nutrition and healthy eating, so you can achieve the theoretical knowledge you need to apply these skills within real and practical settings.

This course will:

  • Help you to develop a strong foundation of knowledge and competency that can be transferred into your work and career.
  • Enable you to study on your own terms – no classrooms, no strict deadlines and no exams.
  • Allow you to study from home – all course materials will be sent straight to your door, enabling you to fit your studies around your obligations.

Modules

Unit 1: Introduction to Nutrition and Diet

  • What is nutrition?
  • What is a nutrition consultant?
  • The Nutrition Society
  • Diet and its components
  • Dietary value
  • Macronutrients & micronutrients

Unit 2: Weight and Nutrition

  • What is weight management?
  • Weight gain
  • Weight loss
  • Maintaining a healthy weight

Unit 3: The Role of Fluids

  • Hydration, dehydration and overhydration

Unit 4: Veganism vs Carnivore

  • Veganism
  • The Carnivore Diet

Unit 5: Health Problems and Eating Disorders

  • Nutrition and related health conditions
  • Eating disorders

Unit 6: Creating a Diet Plan

  • Dietary Assessment
  • Creating a Diet Plan

Unit 7: Gaining Clients

  • Setting up your Nutrition Consultant Business
  • Marketing your nutrition consulting business

Counselling Facts

The BACP conducted a survey to understand additional detail relating to the use of counselling services:

  • 28% of the UK population will at some point use counselling services
  • 54% of people say that their family member, friend, work college or themselves have consulted a counsellor
  • Stress levels across the UK are increasing, with 48% of people feeling more stress than they did five years ago
  • Depression and Anxiety are the main causes for the use of counselling services.

*These are the results of the most recent survey conducted in 2014.

Assessment

This course is assessed using a series of written assignments that are designed to test your knowledge of the course materials. These will need to be sent to your personal tutor for marking, whereupon they will supply you with helpful tips and feedback. No external examinations are required.

Required Knowledge

No prior knowledge or skills in counselling is needed in order to enrol onto this course, making it ideal for those just starting out in this career field.

Awarding Body

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive certification from National Institution of Qualifications (NIOQ) and a Learner Unit Summary (which details of all the units you have completed).

This course has been designed to meet the requirements of specific learners or employers. It is endorsed by National Institution of Qualifications, meaning the course has undergone external quality checks to ensure that they are maintained and delivered to an excellent standard.

National Institution of Qualifications are a national certificating organisation. Endorsement of our courses ensures learners have access to high quality materials that cover all learning outcomes, helping them to achieve their potential.

Support

From the guidance of our personal tutors, whose expert experience within the healthy eating industry will enrich your studies, to our comprehensive course materials; from day one we will go above and beyond to help you succeed in your studies. With twelve months tutor support, you have the option of completing in as little as three months, or using the full twelve months.

You too can take advantage of the extensive knowledge base of our personal tutors and use their experiences to get all of your questions answered. Our friendly student support team are available to offer support and answer your questions.

Only one click away, you can trust that help will be there when you need it…


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This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:

  • No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from VAT, tutoring to certification
  • Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+)
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  • Our courses are up to date. Many providers create course content and fail to keep it up to date.
  • We are open later than any other home learning provider
  • As many submissions as you need to complete, many providers cap how many times you can submit work
  • All courses are fully endorsed Ofqual regulated awarding bodies
  • 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.

If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!


All students are provided with 12 months to complete their course, however you are able to complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!


There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 12 month period.

Unlike other providers, there are no credit checks or application forms to complete during enrolment.

Finance is provided directly via Association of Learning. To meet the criteria you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment is not up to scratch you can re-try as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.


No, all of our courses are distance learning which means your tutor will mark your work and send it back to you via email or by using our online portal.


Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).


There are no requirements to have completed any courses or have any knowledge of the subject area to enrol on the course. There is no application process and no questions asked when you sign up, it is accessible to anybody.


Your course will start as soon as you sign-up. You could start your journey of learning today!


This course is an endorsed certification, not a regulated qualification.

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