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Nutritionist Diploma NCFE Level 4 [LI] £457.00

The Learning Institute

Nutritionist Diploma

NCFE accredited Level 4

Are you naturally 'The Healthy One' when it comes to diet and nutrition?
Do you love the idea of helping others solve their nutritional challenges?
Would you love more freedom and control in your life and help your family more?

Whatever your motivation, you'll be amazed at the bright new career that awaits you in the near future, by taking a nutrition course
Nutritionists enjoy much more than just great demand for their services these days and often working from their own homes.
But how do you get there from here;from your current situation to your new career? One way is to register today for the 'Nutritionist Diploma' course. This course will show you everything you need to know to go about becoming a Nutritionist

Course Contents
1. Introduction

The job of the nutritionist: what one does
Skills needed
Potential client groups
What makes a healthy diet
Understanding food labels
Understanding RDAs (Recommended Daily Allowances)

2. Digestion and Anatomy
The digestive system
Functions of mouth, stomach, small intestine, large intestine
What happens at each stage
Role of liver and gall bladder

3. Keeping up your energy with Carbohydrates
Types of carbohydrate
Simple carbohydrates
Complex carbohydrates
Role in diet
Common problems associated with them
Fibre and water

4. Using Proteins for Growing and Repairing our Bodies
Amino acids: essential and non-essential
Sources of protein
Role in diet
Common problems associated with them

5. Fats: Storing energy - or trouble?
Types of fats
Sources of fats
Role in diet
Problems associated with fats

6. Vitamins and Minerals: Giving us great skin and hair, protecting us, and more besides.
Vitamin A: Role, sources and problems
Vitamin B group: Role, sources and problems
Vitamin C: Role, sources and problems
Vitamin D: Role, sources and problems
Vitamin E: Role, sources and problems
Iron: Role, sources and problems
Calcium: Role, sources and problems
Zinc, calcium, phosphorous: role sources and problems

7. Helping Improve Children's Nutrition
School-aged children
Common concerns
Nutrition and illness

8. Boostng Teenagers' Nutrition
Changing needs
Common concerns
Self image/body image

9. Common Nutrition Problems with Adults
Common problems
Diets to help deal with stress, fatigue, and sleep problems
Special nutritional requirements of women
Nutritional needs for adults
How to use diet to promote a healthy immune system

10. Nutrition in Later Years
Changing needs as metabolism alters
Common problems
Late-onset diabetes
Eating for a healthy heart

11. Employing Nutrition in Weight Loss
Mechanics of weight loss
Understanding principles of popular diets
Calorie controlled
Role of exercise and fitness
Formulating diet to meet clients’ needs

12. Specialist Diets
Medical issues and ethics
Vegetarian diets
Vegan diets
Restrictive diets
Organic diets

13. Dealing with Allergies and Intolerances
Identifying the problem
Testing for allergies and intolerances
Gluten free
Dairy free
Other intolerances
Diets for diabetes

14. Dealing with Clients
Pre-consultation forms and the first consultation
Goal setting
Instructing a client on keeping a food diary
Maintaining accurate records

15. Marketing your Business
Identifying different client groups
Understanding the possible specialisations in the field
Marketing your business

16. Setting up your Business
A place to work
Setting up a clinic
A nutritional advisor’s equipment
Other aspects to consider
Setting up your business on a small budget
Putting together a business plan
Paying tax
Indemnity insurance
What to charge
How to keep financial records in four easy steps

17. Professional Development
Creating a professional development plan
How to discover your professional potential
How to prepare a Skills Gap Analysis

New! Bonus Module
The Diploma in Nutrition course now comes with a bonus module on Sports Nutrition. You'll learn about the essentials of sports nutrition, such as creating diets for competing athletes, maintaining a healthy weight, hydration, and dealing with injured and recovering athletes.

You also get a free copy of Business Blueprints
This 47 page book contains complete step-by-step checklists for starting a successful business

When you have completed your Diploma you'll be awarded the Diploma in Nutrition a qualification which will show your knowledge and commitment when it comes to becoming a Nutritionist. You'll also be able to use the letters DipN (Inst NH) after your name

Free mentoring when you complete the course
Once you complete the course you will have three months free business mentoring. You'll have a personal mentor who'll help you set up your own business (if that's your choice).So if you're unsure on how to launch your own business, this mentoring programme will put you on the road to success.
For three months after getting your Diploma you'll get one-to-one advice and support from an active practitioner.

Accredited by NCFE at Level 4
This course is fully accredited by the national awarding body NCFE. On completing the course you get a national award equivalent to Level 4 of the National Learning Framework. NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

What's in your Nutrition Course Pack?
Quick Start guide, to get you started on the course.
A sturdily bound set of 17 Course Modules that lies flat for ease of study. They contain detailed, practical information that guides you skillfully towards becoming a professional nutritionist.
15 Nutritionist's assignments. Your assignments will be carefully marked with personal advice by an experienced tutor.
A stylish case that keeps all your course material.
A confidential personal profile for you to complete. It helps you assess your goals, your strengths and weaknesses, and your progress.
A study guide and planner that helps you organize your study.
Self-assessment exercises. They occur throughout the course to help you get organized for your role as a nutritionist. They also check that you can tackle each type of nutrition.
Course text book.
Personal career advice during the course
Question and Answer sheets for you to have your queries answered.
49 Winning Ways to Promote your Service booklet. Great ideas to get you started. This booklet is not available elsewhere.
Personal advice from your tutor - by email
Online support - Ask a course advisor by phone.

And when you complete the course, you'll get the following free items:
A handsome Diploma to frame and display on your wall
An 'Approved Nutritionist' logo (above) to put on your website and your notepaper
A press release sent to your local newspapers (if you want). It announces that you're setting up your Nutritionist practice
An open reference that shows you have completed the course, and which may open doors for you
The letters Dip N (Inst NH) after your name.

From time to time we may improve, amend or extend the items mentioned here.

Special Bonus
For a limited time, we're offering a free downloadable book: 'Pregnancy Nutrition'. It'll teach you everything you need to know about pregnancy and nutrition without having to buy a dictionary!

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