|Course at QLS||Level 5|
|Endorsement||Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme|
|Study Method||Online Learning|
|Course Duration||450 Hours|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
Take a journey to the heart of one of the world’s most fascinating and important scientific fields, with this exclusive Level 5 Nutrition Coach Certification course! Our most advanced nutrition classes online to date, this intensive course is ideal for ambitious candidates looking to climb to the very top of the career ladder! Oxford Home Study Centre is committed to accessible and enjoyable online education, with no deadlines and no time-restrictions to worry about! Explore the effects key nutrients have on the body, examining the relationship between nutrition and health throughout life. Learn how the immune system is strengthened and maintained through dietary balance, the minimisation of disease-risk through healthy eating and a series of key bodily functions such as digestion and detoxification. Study the causes and effects of several common eating disorders, as you work your way towards an advanced Level 5 Diploma in Diet and Nutrition from a recognised awarding body!
Why Study Diet and Nutrition?
The subjects of diet, food, nutrition and health have become more widely-discussed and studied worldwide than ever before. Generations of research having drawn direct links between dietary habits and our physical and psychological wellbeing. Nevertheless, it’s only as of relatively recently that the true value and importance of nutritional balance has become apparent. We now know that dietary imbalance can lead to a lack of energy, problematic weight-gain and various digestive issues, while at the same time heightening the risk of potentially deadly disease. What’s more, we also now know that just a few simple lifestyle changes can contribute to a healthy, happy and fulfilling life. As the world demonstrates greater interest in diet and nutrition than ever before, there’s never been a better time to study this fascinating subject!
This high-quality Level 5 Food and Nutrition Courseis our most advanced study program to date, open to ambitious candidates with no deadlines or time-restrictions to worry about. Explore the fascinating effects our daily diets have on our bodies over the following 15 units:
Unit 1 - An Overview of Nutrition
The course begins by providing candidates with a detailed introduction to the concept of nutrition, along with the specific functions and benefits of the various classes of nutrients. The connection between dietary habits and human health is examined at base-level, along with an introduction to obesity and the body mass index (BMI).
Unit 2 - Basics of Nutrition 1
Course unit two examines the functions and effects of carbohydrates at a deeper level, along with the importance of daily dietary fibre intake and the human body’s reliance on healthy proteins. A series of different protein sources are discussed, along with the advantages and disadvantages of different types of dietary fats.
Unit 3 - Basics of Nutrition 2
The exploration of nutrition continues in the third unit, which turns attention to the functions and importance of vitamins. Candidates also study major minerals and trace minerals, along with the difference between fat-soluble vitamins and water-soluble vitamins.
Unit 4 - Digestion and Detoxification
An intriguing introduction to the body’s digestion and detoxification processes followers in unit four, which focuses heavily on digestive health and how factors like anxiety and stress can affect the body’s key functions. Candidates explore a series of common digestive disorders, along with steps that can be taken to improve digestive health.
Unit 5 - Eating Disorders
The causes and effects of a variety of common eating disorders are discussed in the fifth unit, along with measures that can be taken to treat or prevent such issues. Examples of which include binge eating, anorexia and bulimia, which are discussed by way of their characteristics and their potential for causing harm to the human body.
Unit 6 - Balancing the Diet
Course unit six brings the concept of dietary balance into discussion, examining the value of moderation and steps that can be taken to achieve optimum dietary balance. Candidates learn how to create a healthy eating plan in accordance with the age, health and general requirements of the individual.
Unit 7 - Principles of Healthy Eating
The definition of ‘healthy’ eating is further discussed in unit seven, in which candidates examine the most important principles of healthy and balanced eating. The concept of recommended daily intakes is discussed, along with the advantages and disadvantages of different cooking methods, how to make positive dietary choices and more.
Unit 8 - Nutrition and the Immune System
Candidates are then provided with a fascinating overview of the effects nutrition can have on the human immune system. Disease prevention through dietary balance is discussed, along with the fundamentals of food allergies, intolerances and general sensitivities to specific foods or ingredients.
Unit 9 - Diet and Disease
The extent to which our dietary habits affect our likelihood of developing certain diseases is further discussed in the ninth unit. Learners study a variety of conditions including cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes and celiac disease - each of which is known to respond positively or negatively to certain dietary habits and lifestyle choices.
Unit 10 - Women’s Health
Course unit 10 focuses more specifically on women’s health, including the potential for hormonal imbalance to trigger both physical and psychological health problems. The importance of appropriate nutrient intake during pregnancy and in later life is examined, along with the causes and effects of premenstrual syndrome.
Unit 11 - Nutrition Requirement for Different People
The unique nutritional and dietary requirements for individuals of different ages and at different life stages are discussed at length in unit 11. Candidates learn how nutritional requirements differ significantly from one person to the next, examining dietary balance and nutrient intake for babies, children, adults, the elderly and pregnant women.
Unit 12 - Weight Control Management
The capacity for our dietary habits to simplify or complicate weight management is explored in unit 12. The definition of a ‘healthy’ weight is discussed, along with dietary habits that can be adopted to both achieve and retain the ideal weight throughout life.
Unit 13 - Weight Loss Management
Weight management continues as the theme into unit 13, which focuses more specifically on weight loss. Candidates learn why weight loss is more difficult for some people to achieve than others, along with the importance of healthy weight loss in a structured and controlled manner.
Unit 14 - Anti-ageing formulas
In unit 14, the relationship between nutrition and external beauty is explored. Learners study the effects certain nutrients and dietary habits can have on the visual signs of ageing, along with how dietary balance and strategic nutrient intake can have an anti-ageing effect on the body.
Unit 15 - The Role of a Nutritionist
Concluding the course, unit 15 examines the primary duties and responsibilities of the professional nutritionist. The importance of professional nutritional support and advice is discussed, along with the process of creating healthy eating plans and offering consultations for clients of all ages.
Paying in Instalments: £640(interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 12
Each Instalment: £40
Pay in Full: (£100 Discount) £540
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.
This advanced Level 5 Diploma in Diet and Nutrition could open the door to countless career opportunities in key markets worldwide. Pursue employment with an established organisation, or take the first steps towards going into business as your own boss. Typical job titles and roles in the field include consultant nutritionist, nutrition educator, nutrition researcher, family nutritionist and an extensive range of freelance or contractual roles. Entry-level salaries typically begin from around £20,000 and up.
Who Should Take This Course?
We provide accessible and affordable distance learning opportunities, with no specific entry-requirements to fulfil. This advanced Level 5 Diploma in Diet and Nutrition may prove of particular interest to:
Whatever it takes to enhance your long-term outlook, you can count on Oxford Home Study Centre to make it happen! Enrol online in just a few clicks, or contact our admissions team for more information!