Diet and Nutrition Advisor

Distance Learning Course of 14 Lessons

Course Description

We are, as a result of the hype and media play made aware of sensible eating habits and the need for eating healthy foods but there is a fear that the amount of information being pushed at us is just that bit too much!

About Diet And Nutrition Course

This Diet and Nutrition Course is aimed at enabling students to give clients clear, concise and no-nonsense advice, in an attempt to clear the minefield of information being given at present.

The Diet and Nutrition Advisor Course will touch areas including nutrients and the digestive system, weight control and management, diets for various populations and supplements.

Designed to have the student research and think clearly, the course will give students those skills that will be essential when advising their clients.

Tuition & Fees

980.00 CAD

The digestive system

Lifestyle & its effects on diet

Digestion and absorption of foods

The concept of healthy eating

Consultation & record cards

Food energy values

The Nutrient groups

Metabolism & exercise

The balanced diet

Deficiencies & disorders

Sources & functions of the nutrient groups

RDAs and RNAs

Meal planning & population groups

Allergies & intolerances

On completion of your course, you will receive two qualifications:

Qualification 1: Diet and Nutrition Advisor Diploma

Diet and Nutrition Advisor Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.

Qualification 2: Diet and Nutrition Advisor Certificate of Completion

Diet and Nutrition Advisor Certificate of Completion issued by eLearn Canada college.

With this course you will have unlimited access to your own personal tutor who specialises in their field of study. It is your personal tutor’s role to ensure that you receive constructive feedback and to deal with any queries you may have. You are more than welcome to telephone, fax or email your personal tutor.

You will also have access to a dedicated and friendly team of administrators and course advisors who offer sound and professional guidance and advice when you need it. This ensures that you will never feel neglected and that you will always succeed!

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

This course is an online course. With online study you have access to your entire course from the start of your studies. You can access your course materials, and submit all of your question papers to your personal tutor, online from anywhere in the World using your unique student account.

Study Hours

This is only an approximate figure and is dependent upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 – 2 hours of study to complete each question paper. The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 140 hrs.

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrollment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Qualifications Register

Anyone who is studying for or has completed a course endorsed by an Ofqual approved awarding body is eligible to join Qualifications Register.  The Qualifications Register (QR) is an independent register that aims to serve both members of the public and those professionals who hold recognised qualifications.

QR’s primary aim is to provide transparency to members of the public and employers. The QR is a searchable database that allows them to find a practitioner and view the relevant qualification and endorsements the practitioner holds. The member of the public is then able to make an informed decision in relation to the suitability of the practitioner.

For practitioners QR helps you market your skills, endorsements and feedback transparently to a wider audience. It also gives you access to a community to help make you more able to progress and succeed in your field of expertise.

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