How to become a Nutritionist

To become a nutritionist you need a university degree. Future Fit Training offer the perfect alternative for those looking for a career in nutrition.

Good nutrition is vital to our health and well-being, and education is the key to unlocking its extraordinary benefits. Understanding the fundamental science of nutrition, as well as the psychology behind it, will help you unlock a multitude of benefits to help yourself, your family and if you choose, your community.

With obesity levels at an all-time high, there is an increasing demand for qualified professionals with specialist expertise in nutrition and weight loss. The nutrition profession encompasses many levels of expertise and a wide variety of career possibilities.

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Following the five simple steps below, will set you on your way for a successful career in Nutrition

Start your career in Nutrition in Five Easy Steps

Step one: Choose a Nutrition course

It is important to complete a course that gives you an industry recognised qualification. Future Fit Training offers a choice of two nutrition diplomas, as well as individual short courses, to give you the knowledge and skills needed for a career in nutrition.

All of our nutrition courses are certified by the prestigious Association for Nutrition (AfN). 

Diploma in Weight Loss Management

Diploma in Weight Loss Management

The two courses within this diploma will provide you with the foundation required to understand and apply the principles of nutrition and overcome the barriers and challenges that can interfere with or prevent weight loss.

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Advanced Diploma in Nutrition and Weight Manager

Advanced Diploma Nutrition & Weight Management

In addition to the fundamentals of nutrition and weight management, you will learn about the specific dietary requirements of people with particular sport and exercise goals, children, pregnant and breastfeeding women.

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Step Two: Get Insured

To help get you started Future Fit Training have partnered with Balens Specialist Insurance Brokers. On completion of your course, you will be able to request an application from out Student Support team.

Step Three: Find a Venue

Before you start your career in Nutrition you will need decide how you wish to operate. Will you be offering one-on-one sessions, group sessions or be a mobile coach? The path you choose will determine the best venue for you – whether it be spare room in your house for smaller sessions, or hiring of room in a community centre or church for larger group sessionsep Four: Market Yourself as a Nutrional Adviser

Step Four: Promote your business

Marketing yourself includes both online and offline marketing. In today’s world having an online presence is key, this includes creating an engaging and informative website and setting up a key social media presence on platforms where your target audience will be found (Facebook and Instagram).

In addition it is good to have resources that you can use whilst networking and promoting your business locally (posters, flyers, business cards). Our diplomas include our unique Career Accelerator Package which contains all the information you need on how to effectively market yourself and grow your client base.

Step Five: Become Indispensible

In today’s market it is vital to keep upskilling your offering, to ensure you meet the needs of your varying client base, and stay ahead of the competition. Future Fit Training offer short nutrition courses that allow you to enhance your knowledge that you have learnt on your course.

* Future Fit Training School of Nutrition is an Introducer Appointed Representative of Balens Limited, Bridge House, Portland Road, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 2TA, who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.


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