Develop your understanding of the science behind nutrition and take steps towards a healthier you, with the Diet and Nutrition course. This diploma course is endorsed by ABC Awards – a regulated organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education.
Are you looking to lose weight and put an end to your poor eating habits? Do you want to learn all the necessary skills and knowledge to become a qualified nutritionist? In this introductory course, you will develop your knowledge of the relationship between food, nutrition and health, as well as the science behind superfoods and detoxing.
This in-depth course will help you to understand your body’s relationship with food, as you explore the role of the digestive and metabolic systems, the benefits of macronutrients, calorific intake and much more.
- Understand the basics of nutrition, dieting and healthy eating
- Demonstrate knowledge of the relationship between food, nutrition and health
- Learn about the role of macronutrients, micronutrients and their benefits
- Explore the functions of vitamins and minerals, and which are essential for long life
- Broaden your understanding of the role and functions of the digestive and metabolic systems
- Learn about the various ways of detoxifying the body and how toxins harm the body
- Know what foods constitute a healthy, balanced diet and how to incorporate them into your meals
- Develop your nutritional understanding of proteins, fats, carbohydrates and sugars
- Familiarise with the average requirements for energy and nutrients in men, women and children
- Kickstart your career with a formal qualification in dieting and nutrition
Who is this course for?
This endorsed diploma is ideal for those who want to incorporate healthy eating into their everyday lives and develop a better understanding of the science behind nutrition. It is also suitable for those who are looking to fast track a career in this field. Our online courses are specially designed for distance learning, offering flexible virtual classroom modules that you can study at your own convenience.
Our Diet and Nutrition is open to all from all academic backgrounds and there is no specific requirements to attend this course. It is compatible and accessible from any device including Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Tablets etc.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Course Gate has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Course Gate to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
Endorsed Certificate of Achievement
At the successful completion of the course, the learners can order an endorsed certificate by paying the accreditation fee of £108. There is an additional £10 postal charge for international students.
Certificate of Completion from Course Gate
At the successful completion of the course, the learners may order the Certificate of Completion from Course Gate (soft copy) by paying only £2. For the Printed hard copy of the certificate, the learners have to pay £9.
On successful completion of this introductory Diet and Nutrition course, you will be able to apply your practical knowledge to create healthy meal plans and improve your heart health by making necessary adjustments to your diet. Related professions in this field include:
- Nutritional Therapist
- Nutrition Coach/Specialist
- Fitness Coach
- Infant Nutrition Advisor
|Module 1: Basics of Food and Nutrition|
|Basics of Food and Nutrition||00:15:00|
|Assessment Module 01|
|Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 2: Macronutrients: Classification & Functions of Carbohydrates|
|Assessment Module 02|
|Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 3: Macronutrients: Classification & Functions of Lipids and Proteins|
|Macronutrients: Lipids and Proteins||00:25:00|
|Assessment Module 03|
|Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 4: Micronutrients I & II|
|Assessment Module 04|
|Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 5: Digestion and Absorption|
|Digestion and Absorption||00:15:00|
|Assessment Module 05|
|Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 6: Detoxification|
|Assessment Module 06|
|Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 7: Healthy & Balanced Diet and Food Labelling|
|Assessment Module 07|
|Module 07 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 8: Average Requirements for Energy and Nutrients|
|Assessment Module 08|
|Module 08 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 9: Food Intolerances and Allergies|
|Food Intolerances and Allergies||00:15:00|
|Assessment Module 09|
|Module 09 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 10: Health Conditions: Heart Disease, Cancer & Diabetes|
|Health Conditions: Diabetes||00:15:00|
|Health Conditions: Heart disease||00:15:00|
|Health Conditions: Cancer||00:10:00|
|Assessment Module 10|
|Module 10 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 11: Maintaining a Healthy Weight and Eating Problems & Treatments|
|Assessment Module 11|
|Module 11 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 12: Women’s Health Care & Common Concerns During Pregnancy|
|Common Concerns during Pregnancy||00:20:00|
|Assessment Module 12|
|Module 12 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 13: Nutrition for the Baby & Special Foods|
|Nutrition for the Baby||00:15:00|
|Some Special Foods||00:05:00|
|Assessment Module 13|
|Module 13 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
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