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Certificate in Nutrition

Food, nutrition, diet and eating are part of everyone's life and the Certificate of Nutrition is designed to provide practical nutritional knowledge for anyone interested in making informed healthy food choices for themselves and their families, or for those in practice who would benefit from increased nutrition knowledge to better support their clients.

Studies include the basic concepts of established holistic nutritional principles and practices, current nutrition trends, dietary guidelines and providing dietary advice and diet plans.

Training also looks at the healing properties of specific foods and beverages, to enhance your knowledge of great natural food and nutrition choices for long-term health, wellbeing and vitality.

The Certificate in Nutrition is well suited for anyone with a general interest in the link between good Nutrition and good health. It is also a suitable starting point for a student interested in following nutrition career pathways at a later date

Providing a great overview of Nutrition and the major concepts in natural food and healing, the Certificate in Nutrition is ideal for anyone with a general interest in the link between good Nutrition and good health, those wishing to gain training in the foundational aspects of Nutrition to complement their current skills or practice, or for those wishing to 'taste test' Nutrition to see if a future as a Nutritionist is for them.

This program will give you credit towards the Advanced Diploma if you choose to continue on with your Nutrition studies.

With a wide range of flexible study options and alternate payment plans, the Certificate in Nutrition offers the ideal pathway to pursue your passion for nutrition.

Distance learning is a great option if you're looking for the flexibility of being able to study without being on campus!

Your course materials & assessments are accessible on-line and you have access to your Trainer for help & support through on-line forums.

Studying by distance learning allows you to pace your terms studies around your lifestyle!

The Certificate in Nutrition is not accredited with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).

Recommended Study Plan: Can be completed in 1 Term or over 2 Terms

UNITS OF STUDY

Food Fundamentals

Description: Food Fundamentals explores the healing potential of foods, beverages and dietary patterns using the best knowledge from both traditional and scientific sources. In this unit of study you will learn how to recommend wholesome foods and beverages based on seasonally available ingredients that delight the senses whilst providing specific phytochemicals and nutrients. You will also learn how to communicate knowledge of nutritional medicine philosophy, principles and practices

Self Directed Learning: Components of this unit require self directed study where students will perform research and or set tasks followed by reviews promoting learning, engagement, debate and group discussion.

Assessment (indicative only): This unit of study is assessed via assessment tasks, on-line quiz and class participation, or for distance students participation in on-line forums.

Pre-requisites: Nil

Co-requisites: Nil 

 


Introduction to Nutrition

Description: This unit of study will enable you to develop an understanding of the basic concepts of established nutritional principles and practice and to overview current nutritional trends in order to identify basic individual dietary requirements and negotiate basic dietary change as appropriate to the individual.

Self Directed Learning: Components of this unit require self directed study where students will perform research and or set tasks followed by reviews promoting learning, engagement, debate and group discussion.

Assessment (indicative only): This unit of study is assessed via two assessment tasks and two on-line quizzes.

Pre-requisites: Nil.

Co-requisites: Nil




Course tuition fees for each term will depend on the number of units of study in which you enrol into. You enrol and pay on a term by term basis.

Year 1 Fees:

Term 1 : $495.00

Term 2 : $495.00

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