What does the Nutrition coach course cover?

This unique course combines content from a range of disciplines; nutrition, psychology, coaching, health, business and communications. The course is jam packed with interactive learning materials focusing on meal planning, food labelling, digital and social media, behaviour change, food marketing, cooking skills with celebrity chefs, analysing food diaries, macro and micronutrients, latest nutrition research, environmental impact of food choices, organic foods, portion sizes, marketing your business online and weight management research. Staying on top of current food and nutrition trends is important – you need to be one step ahead of your clients! The course will also teach you how to critically analyse trends and diets, such as keto, paleo, very low energy diets, gluten free, vegetarian, paleo diets and intermittent fasting.

 

The course is designed to cover fundamental nutritional and dietary advice including:

  • The role of nutrition in health, wellness and disease
  • Weight loss concepts and how to maximise client results
  • Evidence based nutritional practice
  • Environmental considerations around food choice
  • Client nutritional assessment and recommendations
  • Emotional eating and the psychology of overeating
  • Future trends in food
  • Practical aspects of meal planning
  • Analysing dietary supplements
  • Interpreting food labels
  • Analysis of weight loss approaches including diets, medication and bariatric surgery
  • Nutrition coaching techniques to achieve change in dietary habits
  • Working with other health professionals in relation to nutritional outcomes for clients.

Units included in the course:

 

EBN101

Evidence Based Nutrition (2CECs)

 

ADN201

Advanced Nutrition

FOF102

Future of Food (9CECs)

 

PON202

Psychology of Nutrition

NWL103

Nutrition for Weight Loss

 

PDP203

Professional Development Planning (2 CECs)

MMP104

Meal and Menu Plans

 

NFA204

Nutrition for Athletes

NCS105

Nutrition Communication Skills

 

NHP205

Nutrition and Health Promotion

CAM106

Coaching and Motivation (5CECs)

 

ONC206

Online Nutrition Coaching