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Level 4 RSPH Nutrition Course

Ideal for people who want to provide expert nutrition advice to specialist groups and run their own clinics.

QUALIFICATIONS

RSPH Level 4 Award in Nutrition (+1 more)

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CAREER

Become a Nutrition Coach

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COURSE TYPE

100% Online Learning

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ACCREDITATION

RSPH Accredited

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Course Overview

This course has been created and supported by degree-qualified nutritionists and dietitians to ensure that you are competently qualified to provide nutritional advice and guidance to your clients.

Accredited by  The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH), the leading public health awarding organisation in the UK. This Level 4 course will give you the knowledge and understanding of nutritional requirements of a healthy diet, in addition to gaining specialist knowledge to enable you to advise on a wide range of diets to meet the specialist needs of a diverse population.

This diploma is certified by the AfN at Level 4 of the Health and Social Care competency Framework. It is also accredited by the RSPH at Level 4.


Included Qualifications:
  • RSPH Level 4 Award in Nutrition
  • Transcend Awards Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity

Also Includes:

RSPH Membership for 1 Year

On completion of this course you will get an RSPH membership for 1 year which is included. This comes with a range of benefits including access to member events and the use of the letters ‘MRSPH’ after your name.

Included Training

You'll cover a variety of different topics on this course that include the specific dietary requirements of people with sport and exercise goals, pregnant and breastfeeding women, young children and those following plant-based diets. You will also learn about the specific dietary requirements of people with particular sport and exercise goals, pregnant and breastfeeding women, and children.


What you'll learn:
Behaviour Change Coaching

Easily assess clients, and choose the right strategies and techniques to facilitate positive behaviour changes.

Gain 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.

Nutrition & Weight Management

The Formula 4 Change system, is a course developed by Future Fit Training and Dr Gary Mendoza, which will enable you to easily assess clients, choose the right strategies and techniques to facilitate positive behaviour changes.

The Nutrition and Weight Management course is aimed at anyone with an interest in gaining a thorough knowledge of nutrition, healthy eating habits and weight management in order to professionally advise clients. They can also study for their own interest.

AfN certified. Fully evidence-based. Written and supported by degree-qualified nutritionists. Learn how to market yourself as a nutrition adviser. Includes resources to run an 8 week weight loss class with a group.

Nutrition for Sport & Exercise

This course provides the skills and underpinning knowledge that will enable students to give

sound, research-based nutrition advice to athletes and to others interested in enhancing sports or athletic performance. The course builds on the knowledge needed to work with the general population and introduces the requirement to personalise nutritional recommendations for those with sport, exercise and body composition goals.

Childhood Nutrition & Obesity Prevention

This course provides the skills and underpinning knowledge that will enable students to support children and their families to have healthy diets and to develop programmes that prevent and manage childhood obesity.

The Childood Nutrition and Obesity Prevention course is aimed at anyone with an interest in gaining a thorough knowledge of nutrition, healthy eating habits and weight management as they apply to children and adolescents. This includes nutrition advisers, PTs, childcare workers & parents.

Pre- and Postnatal Nutrition

This course provides the skills and underpinning knowledge that will enable students to provide nutrition advice to clients who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

The pre-and post natal nutrition course is aimed at anyone with an interest in gaining a thorough knowledge of nutrition, healthy eating habits and weight management as they apply to individuals who are pregnant, who have just given birth or are breast feeding. This includes nutrition advisers, PTs, midwives and those studying for their own interest.

Vegetarian, Vegan and Plant-Based Diets

This course will provide you with the skills and underpinning knowledge that will enable you to support vegetarians and vegans to have healthy diets. It also explores the health benefits of plant-based diets.

The vegetarian, vegan and plant-based diets course is broken down into four units as outlined below:

  • Unit 1: Vegetarian, vegan and plant based diets
  • Unit 2: Achieving a balanced plant-based diet
  • Unit 3: Meeting nutrient requirements
  • Unit 4: Effect of plant-based diets on health

Nutrition for Older Adults

This course provides the skills and underpinning knowledge that will enable students to support older adults to have healthy diets.

The Nutrition for Older Adults course is aimed at anyone with an interest in gaining a thorough knowledge of nutrition, healthy eating habits and weight management as they apply to older adults. This includes nutrition advisers, PTs, carers, nursing home staff and those studying for personal interest.

Meal Planning

Get 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.

Learning & Assessment

This course is delivered in an online e-learning format that can be studied from home. It is formatted into bite-size lessons giving you the opportunity to start and stop training to suit your commitments.

You will learn a variety of different topics that will provide you with the knowledge required to pass your exams and move into a career in nutrition.

Assessment Methods
  • Online Multiple Choice Exam
  • Case Study
  • Written Assessment

The combination of online tests, case studies and written assessments ensures that you understand both the theoretical and practical aspects of nutrition and can apply the knowledge you have learnt in the real world.

Breakdown

Training & Study
100% 0%
Online Training Practical Workshops
Assessment
100% 0%
Online Assessment Practical Assessment

Fees & Funding Options

Our genuine commitment to your career success is why we don’t offer “one size fits all” pricing options. To find out the price for this course, download our price guide or speak to our careers advisors on who will go through the costs involved. Here are a few options when it comes to funding your course.


01

Pay in full

Pay the full ammount for your training in one whole lump sum, nice and simple.

02

0% finance*

Put down a deposit and then spread the cost of your training with 0% finance*

03

Deposit & balance

Put down a deposit and then pay the remaining balance in one lump sum at a later date.

04

Pay as you learn

Put down a deposit and then pay for the rest of your training in monthly payments.

Nutrition Careers

Being able to provide Nutritional advice as a personal trainer will allow you to increase your customer base, earning potential and customer retention.


Career Accelerator Programme

Once you have qualified, your Career Accelerator Package will include everything that you need to land that dream job as a nutrition coach or to even launch your very own business

ProZone:

Receive a 30-day free trial to the ProZone, an online training platform, accredited by CIMSPA. You will have access to training videos, resources and articles on various topics

Dietary Analysis Software:

You will have 6 months access to Nutrium software, enabling you to analyse your clients' diets, determine their calorie and nutrient intake and create meal plans. Nutrium is a complete digital solution for nutrition professionals and includes a personal website and online booking facility.

Career Support

You'll be pleased to know that you will receive lifetime support from our specialists and advisors. Once you train with Future Fit, you become part of the family where our aim is to help you succeed in as many ways as we can.

Useful resources

Here's everything you need to know before you start:

How to Become a Nutrition Adviser

Career Change Guide


Nutrition Coach/Advisor

Once you've qualified in your chosen course, you'll open the doors to a rich and varied career within the nutrition and fitness sector.

With your Level 4 RSPH Nutrition qualification you will:

  • Be able to design meal plans for a range of clients
  • Be able to provide appropriate nutrition advice to those with sport or exercise-related goals
  • Have specialised knowledge of how the principles of nutrition relate to women who are pregnant or breast-feeding
  • Be able to advise families on childhood nutrition and obesity prevention
  • Understand appropriate nutrition advice for older adults
  • Be able to advise vegetarian and vegan clients

Frequently Asked Questions

Are your qualifications internationally recognised?

Yes! Our Level 3 Personal Trainer Course and Level 4 Elite Personal Trainer Course qualifications are recognised by employers internationally and students can also work abroad with REPs and EREPs recognition.

ICREPs is a partnership between the various registration bodies which means qualifications gained in those countries are transferable and recognised: UK, Ireland, Europe, USA, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, UAE, Canada.

Does Future Fit Training offer guaranteed interviews once I qualify?

Yes. We provide guaranteed interviews through some of the top fitness companies once you qualify.

Many give guaranteed interviews for available positions as fitness instructors, studio-based instructors and personal trainers on completion.

Do you give me support for my online programmes?

Yes, our extensive Tutor Support team are on hand by phone, email and Facebook to answer any questions that you may have about your training to ensure you are always fully supported and on track.

I have a sports science/dance degree can I miss out any elements?

You may have some advantages when studying our personal training course if you have a sports science or dance degree.

Contact our Career Advisers on the numbers at the top of this page and we can discuss your prior qualifications.

How long does it take to complete a personal trainer course?

It is difficult to give a definitive answer because every student is different. Some students are able to study full time, some can commit 16 hours per week – others only 6-8 hours part time. You may want to mix intensive periods of study with ‘rest’ periods to fit around work and family commitments.

Also, you may be happy to attend courses in any location, giving you a greater choice of courses dates, while others may not. This is why we like to spend time designing your training plan with you before you enrol with us so that it fits around your commitments and the time you can dedicate to study.

What does it take to become a personal trainer?

Succeeding in one of our personal trainer courses requires a diverse set of skills:

  • Listening to your clients – understanding their goals pains and desires
  • Be a great motivator – keep your energy high and focus on leading your clients
  • Lead a healthy and active lifestyle – be a good role model
  • Patience and enthusiasm – you are a self-motivated motivator
  • Business and marketing – essential to potential freelance work

Ultimately, it’s important to take some time to compare personal training courses and make sure a PT course suits<

What qualifications do you need to become a Personal Trainer?

To become a Personal Trainer you need recognised qualification such as:

  • Level 3 Personal Trainer Course. This qualification will give you everything you need to become a successful personal trainer.
  • Level 4 Elite Personal Trainer Course. A higher level qualification that will set you apart and allow you to specialise and increase your personal trainer salary.

To become a fitness instructor or gym instructor you would need a qualification such as:

  • Level 2 Gym Instructor Course. This course is your starting point within the fitness industry and from where you can continue to develop your career as a personal trainer.
What is the vocational route to become a personal trainer?

The vocational route to become a PT includes the following personal trainer courses: