Diploma in Diet and Nutrition

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Nutrition Free Course

Oxford Home Study Centre is proud to present this endorsed nutrition free course, now open for enrolment with no prior knowledge or experience necessary.  Study online at a time and pace to suit your lifestyle, for the chance to boost your CV with a certificate in nutrition and dietetics. Our free online nutrition courses (with certificate of completion available upon request for a small fee) are open to new and experienced candidates worldwide.  Comprising nine in-depth modules with online assessments, this advanced course examines the basics of nutrition and dietary balance, the core principles of healthy eating, the causes and effects of eating disorders, how nutrition supports the immune system and more.  Whether looking to climb the career ladder at work or set up solo as a self-employed nutritionist, this free online course could help you take that next big step.

By the end of this course the learner will be able to:

  • Discuss what Macro- Nutrientsare.
  • Discuss why we need carbohydrates, proteins and fats in ourdiet.
  • Understand how do traffic light Colours fit into a HealthyDiet
  • Discuss what Micro- Nutrientsare
  • Discuss why we need vitamins and minerals in ourdiet.
  • Identify good sources of different types ofvitamins.
  • Identify common eating disorders and ways to prevent thesedisorders.
  • Describe recommended daily intakes for a healthy balanceddiet.
  • Explore different types of cookingmethods.
  • Identify common causes of food allergies andintolerances.
  • Discuss the diet and nutrition of groups with special dietary needs at different stages in their lives including; pregnancy, breast feeding, babies and children, young people and the elderly.
  • Discuss how healthy weight can be attained and maintained by people of different groups.
  • Discuss the effects of weight loss on health and highlights the risks of rapid weight lossmethods.

All free online certificate courses at Oxford Home Study Centre are 100% free of charge from start to finish.  There is no enrolment fee, all study aids are provided via our online learning platform and all of our courses are self-paced for total flexibility.

Our exclusive free courses provide the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge, develop new skills and explore new professions.  Upon completion of your free online certificate course, you will have the option of claiming one of three different types of certificates for a small fee:

  1. An official Course Completion Certificate from Oxford Home Study Centre
  2. A CPD Accredited Certificate to boost your CPD profile
  3. An Endorsed Certificate issued by the Quality Licence Scheme

Each of these certificates could prove helpful in supporting future job applications, or helping you climb the career ladder with your current employer. All certificates are 100% optional upon successful completion of your course - available to purchase with your preferred postage option.

For more information on certificate costs, head over to our pricing page or contact a member of the team at Oxford Home Study Centre anytime. 


This Free Diploma in Diet and Nutrition course covers the following modules:

Unit 1 - An Overview of Nutrition

Unit 2 - Basics of Nutrition 1

Unit 3 - Basics of Nutrition 2

Unit 4 - Eating Disorders

Unit 5 - Balancing the Diet

Unit 6 - Principles of Healthy Eating

Unit 7 - Nutrition and the Immune System

Unit 8 - Nutrition Requirement for Different People

Unit 9 - Weight Control Management

Unit 10 - Weight Loss Management



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Course Level Diploma
Awarding Body OHSC
Study Method Online
Course Duration 450 Hours
Entry Requirements Open to All
Start Date Ongoing