Nutrition and Weight Management Taster Course


Nutrition and Weight Management Taster Course

Included Course: Nutrition and Weight Management Taster Course

This e-learning course will give you a thorough understanding of the essentials of nutrition and weight management. It will also provide you with the fundamental tools needed to provide dietary advice to clients and deliver weight management classes.

What our students say...

"This course taught me so much! I had no idea there was so much involved, but I am confident that I can advise my clients with truly effective nutritional plans." Patrick

Course dates 2013

The course starts every Monday. After you have purchased the course, simply e-mail your training co-ordinator and request your preferred date to start the course. Your training co-ordinator will email you to confirm your booking.

Format

An interactive e-learning course followed by a case study.

Content

  • Influences on eating habits
  • Introduction to nutrition principles
  • Proteins
  • Fats
  • Carbohydrates
  • Vitamins and minerals
  • Fluids
  • Energy balancing
  • Activity and weight management
  • Food labelling
  • Setting up a nutrition and weight management programme
  • Evaluation and assessment

Entry requirements

None.

Assessment

After completing the online lessons you will be required to submit a case study based on your work with a client of your choosing. This will allow you to put your knowledge into practice.

Certification and credits

On successful completion of the course you will receive a City and Guilds certificate. You will also receive 20 REPs CPD points.

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