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Online Diplomas in Nutrition

Our qualifications have been developed by our prominent team of nutrition industry experts based on the very latest research.

With the Diploma in Weight Loss Management you'll discover the essentials of nutrition and weight management and assess your clients and choose the right strategies to motivate them. This is ideal for people who want to provide nutrition advice to clients.

With the Advanced Diploma in Nutrition and Weight Management, you'll learn also to provide advice and personalised nutrition programmes with athletes at all levels and to design safe and effective nutrition plans for pre- and post-natal clients. This Diploma is ideal for those who want to provide expert nutrition advice to groups.

Diploma in Weight Loss Management

This diploma will provide you with an extensive grounding in the principles of nutrition as well as the tools to overcome the barriers and challenges that can interfere with or prevent weight loss.

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Level 4 - Advanced Diploma in Nutrition and Weight Management

This Level 4 qualification will give you an unparalleled opportunity to progress with a career in nutrition and add these services to your clients. Partnered with the Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH).

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Top 12 online nutrition courses

You can study the individual courses below for personal study, but you won’t receive a qualification. Speak to a Career Adviser for more information.

Nutrition for Sport & Exercise

Gain an extensive understanding of sports nutrition including the range of sports supplements currently on the market with our unique Association for Nutrition (AfN) certified course.

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Pre- and Post-Natal Nutrition 

Be confident when working with pre- and post-natal clients. Learn how to apply key nutrition principles during pregnancy and while breastfeeding in this comprehensive online training course.

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Eat to Gain 

This online Eat to Gain masterclass has been created by industry experts, separating fact from fiction to answer tricky questions about nutrition for muscle-building. Learn how to create tailored diet plans, plus the sport of body building and its nutritional phases.

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Nutrition for Older Adults 

In this course, you will learn about the specific nutrient requirements of older adults. As the proportion of adults over 65 continues to grow, more and more of your clients will fall into this category. Specialist knowledge of this key demographic is essential for all nutrition advisers and personal trainer's.

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Nutrition & Weight Management 

Become fully qualified nutrition and weight-loss adviser which is a great compliment to your current skillset. Charge clients for specialist dietary advice, and also deliver weight management classes.

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Behaviour Change Coaching 

The Formula 4 Change system will enable you to easily assess clients, choose the right strategies and techniques to facilitate positive behaviour changes, and successfully implement them as a nutrition adviser.

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Food Allergies and Intolerances 

Food allergies and intolerances are on the rise with 1 in 5 people in the UK now claiming to be sufferers. On this course, you will learn about the different types of allergies, and how to diagnose and manage them.

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Vegetarian, Vegan and Plant-Based Diets

Plant-based diets, including vegetarianism and veganism, have seen a dramatic increase in popularity over the past few years. In this course you will learn everything you need to know to help your vegetarian and vegan diets optimise their nutrient intake.

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Childhood Nutrition & Obesity Prevention

Expand your knowledge as a nutrition adviser with our top-selling online nutrition course. You will gain a complete understanding of the causes and consequences of childhood obesity.

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Nutrition Masterclass Bundle 

This online Eat to Gain masterclass has been created by industry experts, separating fact from fiction to answer those tricky questions about nutrition for muscle-building. Four great online courses, one great price.

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Meal Planning 

This short course will give you the knowledge and skills to design meal plans for a range of clients with varying requirements. It includes tutorials on how to use dietary analysis software to produce a bespoke meal plan for a client.

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Nutrition and Weight Management Course

We can all benefit from learning about how the foods we eat on a daily basis affect our bodies. This course is perfect for those who want to enhance their knowledge, but without the need for formal assessment and accreditation.

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Nutrition courses Future Fit

What to Expect from Our Nutrition Courses?

Our flexible, online nutrition courses allow you to study in your own time and at your own pace. When you become a certified Nutritional Adviser with our online courses, you will benefit from:

  • The experience and quality of courses from over 24 years’ experience as leading health and fitness educators
  • Enjoy our comprehensive nutrition courses that prepare you to start your career
  • All courses are certified by the Association for Nutrition (AfN) at Level 4 of the Health and Social Care framework
  • Learn from the industry-leading nutritionists

Alternatively, if you are studying purely for personal interest, you will find our short nutrition courses equally fascinating and educational.

If you want to add value to your portfolio of skills and enhance your career in health and fitness without committing to a full nutrition diploma, select one of our nutrition courses. These courses are great to improve your dietary knowledge, coming complete with practical exercises to test your nutritional knowledge.

Our Online Nutrition Courses

See below for more details of the Diploma in Weight Loss Management and the Level 4 Advanced Nutrition and Weight Management Diploma, which covers everything in the first diploma plus further courses in more specialist areas.

Contact us to talk to one of our specialist Career Advisers about this month’s special offers on our online nutrition courses.

Click on the links below for more details of each diploma.

How to make a Career Change

If you want to start fresh with a career change in Nutrition, you can choose to become a Nutritional Adviser and complement your Personal Training Qualification with Nutrition.

We have created an amazing free resource for How to make a career change, which helped more than 30,000 professionals.

The eBook is a simple 10-steps guide on how to switch careers without the hassle.

Full chapters list:

  1. Introduction
  2. Opportunities types for career change
  3. Where to look for career ideas
  4. Trending career ideas in sport and nutrition
  5. Choosing a career and specialisation
  6. Evaluating your new career niche
  7. Validating your new career idea
  8. University, online course or diplomas
  9. Future Fit's eBook: how to make a career change
  10. Finding a job or building your own business
  11. Advice from our career experts
  12. Final thoughts
  13. About the author

Learn how to start your career in Nutrition: 5 steps guide

The path to becoming a Nutrition Adviser is not simple, but once you have qualified you have the chance to transform the lives of others through the power of nutrition.

To help you pursue your dreams in the fitness industry, we have created this guide to help map out your journey to becoming a qualified, successful Nutrition Advisor.

how to become a nutritionist guide - future fit

Don't just take our word for it...

"I did the level 3 Nutrition Advisor…"

I did the level 3 Nutrition Advisor Diploma with these guys. It was amazing, taught me everything I needed to know and has in turn made my income a lot higher. Recommended highly!!

Michael O'Connor 03 04 2019

"Future Fit Training is fantastic"

Future Fit Training is fantastic. From the moment I booked my Indoor Cycle Course the whole process was really smooth and everyone I emailed or spoke to was really helpful. On the day of the course, it was fantastic, I cannot thank Future Fit enough!

Nathalie Edwards 04 04 2019

"Amazing course, top tutors, Highly Recommend!!"

I have been studying with Future Fit Training for the past year and can honestly say how amazing they are as a training provider. They cover every basis, you get excellent support from the tutors, the online training is intense and thorough, the workshops are fantastic and the tutors themselves are extremely knowledgeable.

Paige Stainton 15 08 2019

"Future fit training programme was very…"

Future Fit training programme was very straight forward, but I felt I was missing out by not having any hands-on experience with an actual coach/tutor. A lot of my marks were lower than they could have been due to not fully understanding the subject or item as well as I should, but not having a quick reference point available to verify anything was a drawback.

Mick Jowett 27 04 2019

"An incredibly professional organisation…"

An incredibly professional organisation that deserves recognition for the quality of the training. It was made easy for me to qualify to Level 4 PT by use on online training to provide a foundation of knowledge, then supplemented by simply superb weekend workshops on various specific aspects - these workshops under promised and over delivered every single time through instructors that had a wealth of knowledge and experience and clearly demonstrated this in a professional manner.

Neil1969 24 01 2019

Student success story...

Oliver Karger

"As a personal trainer, nutrition is an integral part of working with my clients and I found that Future Fit's Nutrition Diploma was perfectly designed for me to work in greater depth with them."


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How recognised is this course?

The qualification you’ll receive at the end of your course will be awarded by several organisations. First of all, VTCT, which is a Government-approved awarding organisation that develops vocational systems of qualifications. Our courses are also fully certified by the AfN (Association for Nutrition).
The Association for Nutrition holds the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists, which is the only register of qualified nutritionists recognised by Public Health England, NHS Choices and NHS Careers.

How to Become a Nutritionist?

In order to become a Nutritionist, you will need a university degree accredited by the Association for Nutrition. Once completed, you will be eligible to join the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN). Through Future Fit's wide range of Nutrition courses, we aim to provide an alternative yet comprehensive path to becoming a Nutrition professional. For more information why not read our article on how to become a Nutritionist.

What is the price and how can I pay?

It depends on which diploma/course you are looking at enrolling on. Below are some standard options available to pay for your course.

  • Pay as you learn
    - Lowest deposit - start training from only £175
    - Spread your payments over a number of months to suit your budget
    - Benefit from our lowest ever monthly payments
  • Pay a deposit then settle the balance
  • Pay in full
  • Pay using a Professional Career Development Loan
We offer other ways to fund your training and we also accept ELCAS for Armed Forces personnel.
How much prior knowledge or experience do I need?

There are no formal or mandatory requirements, other than being at least 16 years old.
It would be beneficial if you had experience of weight management and nutrition by attending professional classes. If you don't have the experience, that's not a problem - you will just need to ensure that you give yourself more time to complete the home-study activities.

What can I do once I have completed a School of Nutrition Diploma?

You will be fully equipped to work as a nutrition and weight loss professional. These professional figures are highly sought after in the fitness and nutrition industry.
You can help individuals improve their diet and lose weight through one-to-one consultations or by running weight loss classes. Alternatively, you can use your nutrition skills in a range of job roles such as a community food support worker, dietetic assistant or health trainer.

What kind of support and resources do you provide for online programmes?

Our extensive Tutor Support team is on hand by phone, email and Facebook to answer any questions that students may have about their training to ensure they are always fully supported and on track. In terms of resources, you will be offered the following: flexible e-learning (which includes text, images, animation, audio and video), list of recommended readings that will be a core part of your learning, a dedicated Tutor (who you are going to meet in person) and access to our Student Zone where you find, among other resources, a section dedicated to equipment packs.