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Detox Specialist™

Professional Diploma Level 5

This science-based certification teaches you everything you need to know about the fields of toxicology and detoxification, so you can help your clients in a safe and personalised way.
Certification accredited for 90 CPD hours. Endorsed by YMCA Awards.

Why detox? What qualifies as a toxin?

What's the best detox diet for my client?

Printable workbooks and planning tools to safely create and monitor science-based detox programmes:
  • Screening questionnaires to identify the best detox plan for you or your client
  • Toxicity symptom evaluations: heavy metal, chemical, mycological, gastrointestinal and liver toxicity
  • Detoxification capacity assessment with scores and recommendations
  • Kitchen inventory and detox goals workbooks
  • Detox journals, plan trackers and reintroduction logs
  • Shopping lists, recipe ideas and cooking tips
  • Detox-supporting nutrient guides and toxicology tools

  • Green Smoothie Recipes - plus the science behind them!

Learn to build personalised detox plans.

  • Periods of excess, bloating, weight gain, skin issues or a tired body call for a detox
  • Identify the best detox diet for you based on health screening questionnaires and detox goals
  • Learn the science of detoxification and the fundamentals of toxicology
  • Recognise how different toxin types affect your body, from your DNA, to your fat cells, to your brain
  • Evaluate symptoms of toxin exposure and build personalised detox plans with confidence
  • Get detox shopping lists, journals, food planners, cooking tips and green smoothie recipes
5/5
Enhancing my knowledge by getting the science behind my own understanding and use.
- Scott Pirie
5/5
I enjoyed everything, one of the benefits is you work from home in your own time so it's very flexible. The downloadable print outs were very helpful as well.
- Tracy Brown

Certified Detox Specialist™

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59 units • 90 CPD hours • videos • workbooks

BONUS: 18 Science-Backed Green Smoothie Recipes

A special bonus module with our green smoothie recipes and the science behind them! Includes tips about equipment needed, preparation, fruit/vegetable ratios and more (worth £270, included in your certification!)

Test for toxicity symptoms on your own

  • Detoxification Capacity Assessment™ with scores and recommendations
  • Includes toxicity screening questionaires and symptom assessments
  • Plus planning tools to build personalised detox programmes

Skills Lab™ : Instantly apply your knowledge!

Practise the techniques taught in your certification before seeing real clients through guided field tasks, practical assignments, questionnaires, idea banks creation, and games. Learn how your classmates are doing and stay motivated!

A complete blueprint for you

Templates for immediate use with clients. Assessment tools to personalise programmes. Planning kits to use in your practice. Methods you won’t find anywhere else!

Get certified without delay

Upon graduation you’ll have instant access to your very own Certificate in PDF format, issued in your name, signed and dated. You can save it, print it or share it with someone else.

Certified Detox Specialist™

Get started today for $4000 or $400 monthly
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Testimonials

5/5
Course was set at the right level, covering science based materials with practical examples. Templates were easy to follow, and provided the ability to explain nutritional strategies to any potential clients, in line with their chosen goals. Thoroughly enjoyed the course, and found it very valuable. Looking forward to putting it into practice! Thanks!
- Ravin Patel (Reigate, Surrey, UK)
5/5
I had a basic knowledge through years of experience, this course gave me the the full picture and gave me the correct terminology to explain to others. I think you have it spot on in all aspects.
- Robert Payne (Aisby, Nr Grantham, England)

When you join, you'll also get:

  • Unlimited online access to your course lessons
  • PDF files for all key materials – you can open, save or print these at your convenience
  • Ready-to-use templates for your clients: nutrient calculators, meal planners, food diaries, health questionnaires and legal forms
  • Interactive, automatically graded online quizzes which you need to complete before moving onto your next module
  • A fully automatically graded final exam (Score > 80% and you have passed…. No retake fees!)
  • Interactive questionnaires and polls – add your voice and see what your fellow students say

  • Glossary and additional resources with examples, science or reference research
  • Instant PDF certificate upon completion signed and dated by your certification director
  • Achievement badge to display on your website, business card and marketing materials

  • 24/7 access to the Learner Services portal

  • Free BONUS Module (worth £270, included in your certification)
  • And none of it expires!

Certified Detox Specialist™

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Learn from any device!

  • Touch-friendly
  • No installation of other software required
  • Uses HTML5 and CSS3 (no Flash)
  • Loads quickly even over slow connections
  • Automatically adjusts for mobile devices
5/5
Very happy and helpful for my own health: 1) professional and helpful materials, 2) was very happy to find articles and journals to supplement course material, 3) was very helpful for my own health as well as my career, 4) great to interact with other members
- Jekaterina Schneider (Loughborough, United Kingdom)
5/5
This is the first course I have done online and if they are all this easy to use and be guided through I will definitely be interested in doing another one!
- Joanne Ramsey (Clophill. Bedfordshire, England)

Have any questions?

There are no entry requirements other than being at least 16 years of age and a willingness to jump in, learn your way around, and have fun!
Once you have successfully completed your training and purchased the optional SkillsActive Professional Add-on Module, you will receive 6 REPs CPD points. In order to redeem your REPs CPD points, please record them in your online REPs portal. Please note that this applies to Level 3 Qualified REPs members only who have joined by 1 December 2016.
No, there are no fixed deadlines. Our programme allows you to be 100% in control of your own time. In other words, you are in charge of your own study agenda. This puts you in the driving seat and increases the enjoyment of your learning experience. What’s more, you have lifetime access to your course, which means that it is yours forever to keep, including all future updates and new content!
No special operating system is required. You need a computer and internet access. Upon registration, we help you navigate the online system and also provide access to our 24/7 Interactive Learner Services portal.
At the end of each module, there is a multiple choice quiz based on the readings and lesson materials. The purpose of the quizzes is to enhance your retention of the material. You are permitted to refer to the module lessons and other notes during the quizzes. There is no time limit and you have an unlimited number of attempts to take the quiz. You will see feedback on your correct and incorrect answers after you pass. At the end of the course, there is a final theory exam (online), covering what you have learned in all modules. Upon successful completion of your final exam with a final score of 80% or above, you will receive your certificate.
Absolutely! The course is packed with Downloadable Client Materials and Session Handouts that will help you establish or expand your nutritional practice. Your final module covers the key professional, legal, tax, and insurance considerations in order to set up your practice. In there, we also provide you with downloadable legal templates for you to print and use as soon as you start seeing clients. We also offer an optional, premium Clinic Toolkit™ packed with intelligent forms to help start or enhance your practice.
It depends on how quickly you would like to complete your certification. You can study for as many hours per week as your work and social life allows. The guided learning hours to complete this training are 90 hours.

Some of our students finish in six months, and those with work commitments may take a year or longer. There’s no expiry date to complete the training.
Everything we’ve detailed above these Frequently Asked Questions is included in your price! You’ll have the choice to select optional add-ons (entirely up to you if you want them or not), such as a printed course pack by post or professional add-on registration modules for CPD and YMCA Awards. Not all of our graduates seek to evidence a professional recognition, so we’ve made it optional and those who don’t need it won’t have to pay extra. We also offer an optional, premium Clinic Toolkit™ packed with intelligent forms to help start or enhance your practice. Contact us if you require further information.
No pre-requisite of any science background is required. High school level science can be helpful. No prior experience and/or educational paperwork are required.
The entire course is online. You can download and print all of your materials, including your client worksheets and planning tools. Don’t worry if you don’t have a printer, in addition to your online access, we can courier your course pack once you’ve registered your course for an additional fee. Upon registration, you’ll be given this option so you can instantly order your course pack.
You can do it as quickly or slowly as you wish. Our program allows you to be 100% in control of your own time. In other words, you are in charge of your own study agenda. This puts you in the driving seat and increases the enjoyment of your learning experience.
No. Instead, you are presented with learning checks built into each module, guided Skills Lab™ tasks, worksheets, student games and polls, practical self-assignments and online tests. This way you won’t feel stuck over the composition and marking of written tasks. What’s more, your study time is reduced so you can concentrate on what really matters: Applying your newly acquired knowledge to real life situations!
No, there are no additional fees to retake your final theory exam. In fact, you will be able to retake it instantly (online), without any further administrative steps. You are permitted to refer to the module lessons and other notes during your final exam. There is no time limit and you have an unlimited number of attempts to take it.
No, there are no fixed deadlines and you can take as long as you need to complete it. You can finish it in a few weeks or in a couple of years, at your own pace. Plus, you have lifetime access to your course systems and materials, both before and after graduation, including all future updates and new research. This way, you’re supported with content that is current and fresh throughout your entire practice. If you have a gift voucher, we suggest you redeem it as soon as possible – and then start your course lessons whenever you are ready later on.
Yes. It has been accredited by CPD (the official certification service for Continuing Professional Development, which carries both UK and International recognition), endorsed by YMCA Awards (previously Central YMCA Qualifications/CYQ), the UK’s leading and longest-established awarding body for health, fitness and wellness qualifications, and approved by IICT (the International Institute for Complementary Therapists) for professional membership and insurance. You can find out more about our awarding bodies HERE.

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