Fitness Nutrition Diploma

Level 3 Diploma
Learn how to implement a nutritional plan that supports your fitness goals

Who is this for?

  • Runners and cyclists
  • Gym goers and regular exercisers
  • Fitness and sports enthusiasts
  • Those at the beginning of a training programme
  • Anyone with an interest in bettering their diet

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I've done many courses which are online based e-learning and I can honestly say this is one of the best. Money well spent. 5stars

Sarah Gleave (Lincoln, UK), Sports and Exercise Nutritional Advisor
Sarah Gleave (Lincoln, UK), Sports and Exercise Nutritional Advisor

The course was a great learning experience. I would recommend it to anyone who may be considering studying diet and nutrition from amateurs to professionals. 5stars

Gerard Gallacher (Renfrew, Scotland), Sports and Exercise Nutritional Advisor
Gerard Gallacher (Renfrew, Scotland), Sports and Exercise Nutritional Advisor

16 comprehensive units plus worksheets

Course Overview

  • Introduction to fitness nutrition
  • Diet Recommendations
  • Micro-nutrients: vitamins, minerals and antioxidants
  • Digestive process
  • Food Chemistry
  • Metabolic Assessment
  • Olympic Committee guidance: eating for performance
  • Analysing your food diary and fluid intake
  • Planning a Training Diet
  • How the body stores energy and fat
  • Carbohydrates: fuel for exercise
  • Protein and amino acids: muscle repair and growth
  • Body fat and essential fatty acids for performance
  • Introduction to hydration strategies
  • Replacing sweat losses: effects of hydration on performance
  • The science of supplements and engineered sports foods (bonus worth £59)

Detailed course curriculum

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Put your knowledge into practice.

Learn how to implement a nutritional plan that supports your fitness goals:

  • Metabolic Assessment
  • Food Diary Analysis
  • Food Chemistry
  • Planning a Training Diet
  • How the Body Stores Fat
  • Fuelling Muscles
  • Amino Acids
  • Replacing Sweat Losses
  • Engineered Sports Supplements
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Includes FREE Bonus Module!

 “Supplements, performance enhancers and engineered sports foods” (worth £59!)

Get your e-Certificate without delay

Upon graduation you'll have instant access to your very own Certificate of Achievement in PDF format. You can save it, print it or share it with someone else.

When you enrol, you'll also get:

  • Unlimited 24/7 access to your course lessons
  • PDF files for all key materials – you can open, save or print these at your convenience
  • Worksheets and planning tools, including The Training Food Pyramid™, used by top athletes and sports coaches taking part in our advisory certifications.
  • 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 for further reading
  • Instant PDF certificate upon completion signed and dated by your course director
  • Achievement badge to display on your website, business card and marketing materials
  • 24/7 access to the Learner Services portal
  • Free bonus module: “Supplements, performance enhancers and engineered sports foods” (worth £59)
  • Valid for 12 months!
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  • Q.What are the entry requirements for this course?

    A.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!

  • Q.Do I need any specific background, experience or qualification to enrol?

    A.No prior experience and/or educational paperwork are required. This is a fast-track course that quickly gets you up to speed with fundamental concepts of health and nutrition.

  • Q.How many REPs CPD points will I earn?

    A.Once you have successfully completed your training and purchased the optional SkillsActive Professional Add-on Module, you will receive 4 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 enrolled by 1 December 2016.

  • Q.Do you send me any materials in the post?

    A.The entire course is online. You can download and print all of your materials. 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.

  • Q.Do I need to finish the course within a certain time?

    A.It’s advisable that you complete the course no later than 12 months from the date of registration. This is the best way to for you to stay motivated and keep the momentum going!

  • Q.How long does it take to complete the course?

    A.You can do it as quickly or slowly as you wish. 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.

  • Q.Do I need any special software to complete my course?

    A.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.

  • Q.Do I have to submit written assignments?

    A.No. Instead, you are presented with learning checks built into each module, student games and polls, practical exercises, and online tests. This way you don’t feel stuck over the composition of written assignments and your study time is reduced.

  • Q.What assessments are in there?

    A.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.

  • Q.If I fail the final exam, do you charge any fees to retake it?

    A.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 step. 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.

  • Q.Can the course help with my career?

    A.This is a fast-track course that will quickly get you up to speed with the essential know-how in this subject area. As opposed to an advisory qualification, your study time is reduced and so are the fees. This course is an investment in yourself and possibly the first step before jumping onto an advisory certification that will allow you to see clients and earn a substantial income in a field that you love.

  • Q.Is this training recognised?

    A.Yes. You can find out more about our awarding bodies HERE.

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