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
Enhancing my knowledge by getting the science behind my own understanding and use.
- Scott Pirie
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

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.


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)
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!

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
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)
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)

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Become a Detox Specialist

$ 189 x 12 payments
Tax Free (outside UK/EU)
  • Spread payments, lifetime access, includes everything above


Become a Certified Clinical Nutritionist

(and get this certification)
$ 299 x 36 payments
Tax Free (outside UK/EU)
  • Study this specialisation and further certify as a Clinical Nutritionist.

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