Dietitian and Nutritionist Professional Course
Educate yourself on the importance of healthy eating and nutrition with the Dietitian and Nutritionist Professional Course. This entry-level course covers everything you need to know to maintain a balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.
This online nutrition course offers a scientific approach to weight management, to help you understand food and nutrition, and their effects on the human body. You will learn how to make better food choices, read food labels, create a nutritious meal plan for your clients, and much more. Nutrition and healthy eating starts with understanding how our digestive systems and metabolism works, and this course will provide in-depth knowledge of these subjects.
This training program also goes into detail about child nutrition, food allergies, and food groups.
Please note that this Dietitian and Nutritionist Professional Course does not entitle you to join the HCPC register or recognised Dietitian. This course will not make you a Dietitian but you will come across all the basic guidelines of Dietitian and Nutritionist to boost and shine your knowledge in this particular field.
- Learn all about the science of nutrition and gain an in-depth understanding of how our digestive system works
- Take steps to become a fully certified dietician and develop the key skills required for this career path
- Understand how to introduce good nutrition and healthy eating habits into your daily life
- Gain expert knowledge of nutrients, vitamins & minerals, and their benefits and uses
- Explore the damaging effects of alcohol and a poor diet on the body
- Create a healthy meal plan rich in superfoods and nutrients
- Develop your understanding of weight loss and dieting, backed by scientific research
- Understand how your metabolism works and how your genes and age play a role in your general health
The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.
You are taught through a combination of
- Online study materials
- Mock exams
- Multiple-choice assessment
How is the course assessed?
To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.
Will I receive a certificate of completion?
Upon successful completion you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.
Why study this course
Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.
The Dietitian and Nutritionist Professional Course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.
|Module 1: Basics of Food and Nutrition|
|Basics of Food and Nutrition||00:30:00|
|Module 2: Macronutrients: Classification & Functions of Carbohydrates|
|Module 3: Macronutrients: Classification & Functions of Lipids and Proteins|
|Macronutrients: Lipids and Proteins||00:45:00|
|Module 4: Micronutrients I & II|
|Module 5: Digestion and Absorption|
|Digestion and Absorption||00:45:00|
|Module 6: Detoxification|
|Module 7: Healthy & Balanced Diet and Food Labelling|
|Module 8: Average Requirements for Energy and Nutrients|
|Module 9: Food Intolerances and Allergies|
|Food Intolerances and Allergies||00:30:00|
|Module 10: Health Conditions: Heart Disease, Cancer & Diabetes|
|Health Conditions: Diabetes||00:30:00|
|Health Conditions: Heart disease||00:30:00|
|Health Conditions: Cancer||00:30:00|
|Module 11: Maintaining a Healthy Weight and Eating Problems & Treatments|
|Module 12: Women’s Health Care & Common Concerns During Pregnancy|
|Common Concerns during Pregnancy||01:00:00|
|Module 13: Nutrition for the Baby & Special Foods|
|Nutrition for the Baby||00:45:00|
|Some Special Foods||00:30:00|
|Mock Exam – Dietitian and Nutritionist Professional Course||00:20:00|
|Final Exam – Dietitian and Nutritionist Professional Course||00:20:00|