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Level 4 Nutritionist Package (RQF)

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Level 4 Nutritionist Package (RQF)

This Course at a Glance

The past ten years have seen a sharp rise in the interest and understanding of the value of nutrition, with a similar rise in the number of people seeking nutritional guidance. Since the demand for skilled nutrition specialists has outpaced the supply, it’s becoming an increasingly sought-after skill set.

Gaining Level 3 and Level 4 Nutrition credentials with our L4 Nutritionist Package will both prepare and position you for success as a qualified Nutritionist. You will learn all the principles of diet and nutrition while also delving deeply into the well-known topic of sports nutrition under the instruction of top-tier fitness and nutrition professionals.

Course Overview

Both the Level 3 Certificate in Diet and Nutrition and the Level 4 Certificate in Nutrition for Weight Management and Athletic Performance (Advanced Sports Nutrition) are included in this Package. By studying this course you will become a Level 3 and Level 4 Nutritionist simultaneously, which will give you the credentials you need to provide one-on-one nutrition guidance and bespoke diet plans.

Our team of leading fitness experts will guide you through your courses, giving you insider information on how to succeed in the field while also educating you on the principles required to become a skilled nutritional advisor. After completing these courses, you will be equipped with a range of knowledge to impart to your clients as you enter the wellness sector.

In the tabs above, you can find more specific information about the course materials, the team, and future career prospects. Alternatively, you can express your interest by filling out the form below, and we will provide you with more details.

Our course collection is created and delivered by established health and fitness professionals who are currently setting the standard for excellence in their respective fields. The entire course is completed online through a combination of written materials, interactive learning features, and video tutorials that are intended to deliver the necessary information effectively and entertainingly. See the video below for a taste of the content you'll learn.

OUR PASS RATE
Fitness (National Average 75.1%)
94.7%

Modules

Level 3 Diet & Nutrition

Unit 1: Dietary planning for specific needs

  • Understand the nutritional needs of individuals with special dietary requirements
  • Understand obstacles to adhering to a specific diet
  • Be able to plan meals for a specific dietary requirement

Unit 2: Food additives and labelling

  • Understand food and drink labelling
  • Be able to analyse food labels
  • Understand the use of food additives

Unit 3: Principles of nutrition

  • Understand the process of digestion
  • Understand the role of nutrients in the body

Unit 4: Nutrition for sport and exercise

  • Understand the body’s energy systems in relation to sports and exercise
  • Understand the role of carbohydrates, proteins and fats in sports and exercise
  • Understand the role of micronutrients in sports and exercise
  • Understand the importance of hydration for sports and exercise
  • Understand the principles of nutrition planning for sports and exercise
  • Be able to plan an effective diet for a selected sport or exercise programme

Unit 5: Nutritional needs of children and young people

  • Understand the nutritional needs of children and young people
  • Understand the benefits of healthy eating for children and young people
  • Understand obstacles to healthy eating for children and young people
  • Be able to plan to improve the nutritional health of children and young people

Unit 6: Nutritional requirements of older adults

  • Understand the nutritional needs of older adults
  • Understand the benefits of healthy eating for older adults
  • Understand obstacles to healthy eating for older adults
  • Be able to plan to improvements in the nutritional health of older adults

Unit 7: Apply principles of healthy eating

  • Understand guidance on healthy eating
  • Understand the components of a healthy diet
  • Understand the links between nutrition and health
  • Understand how to promote healthy eating
  • Be able to apply the principles of healthy eating

Unit 8: Understanding roles and responsibilities for providing nutritional advice

  • Understand occupational roles and responsibilities in relation to nutritional guidance
  • Understand own responsibilities in relation to providing nutritional guidance

Unit 9: Weight management

  • Understand the principles of weight control
  • Understand eating disorders
  • Understand approaches to weight management
  • Be able to plan a weight management programme for an individual

Level 4 Advanced Sport Nutrition

Unit 1: Systems of the Human Body

  • The structure and function of the skin & skeletal system
  • The structure and function of the nervous and muscular system
  • The structure and function of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems
  • The structure and function of the endocrine system
  • The structure and function of the digestive and urinary systems
  • The structure and function of the reproductive and lymphatic systems

Unit 2: Human metabolism, the energy balance and the currency of calories

  • Energy balance and the human body
  • How the body stores and uses carbohydrates
  • How the body stores and uses protein
  • How the body stores and uses fat
  • How the body stores energy
  • The importance of hydration and water
  • Vitamins and minerals for exercise

Unit 3: Applied Nutrition for Health

  • Nutrition for Physical Activity
  • Carbohydrates and the glycemic index
  • The role of proteins
  • Fats and their role with athletes
  • The role of micronutrients

Unit 4: Fuelling for athletic performance

  • Hydration, water and sweat loss
  • The role of metabolism in the body
  • The use of fuel before exercise
  • The use of fuel during exercise
  • The use of fuel after exercise

Unit 5: Common diets, food labelling and the effects of marketing

  • National food and nutritional government guidelines
  • The rules of food labelling
  • Common diets
  • Food allergies and intolerances
  • Analysing food diaries and fluid intake
  • How to implement nutritional change
  • Professional standards for nutritional advice

Unit 6: Supplemental aids and strategising nutritional goals for clients

  • How to agree and set nutritional goals
  • Pre and post competition nutritional strategies
  • Supplementation for nutrition
  • Illegal supplements (Anabolics/fat burners)

Entry Requirements

To sign up for this nutrition package, you don't need any prior qualifications are required This course is developed for learners of all levels.

This is an entry-level qualification for nutrition, so you won't need any prior experience or training, and will be taught everything you need to know.

Depending on the course material, a variety of approaches will be used to evaluate each unit.

A combination of multiple-choice tests, written exams, and reflection papers are used to evaluate the units. To make sure you are completely prepared, we will walk you through each assessment when it arrives.

This package includes an unlimited number of free assessment retakes.

Innovate Awarding

Innovate Awarding logo

To sign up for this nutrition package, you don't need any prior qualifications are required This course is developed for learners of all levels.

This is an entry-level qualification for nutrition, so you won't need any prior experience or training, and will be taught everything you need to know.

Innovate Awarding is an Ofqual regulated awarding organisation with an innovative and dynamic approach. They develop off-the-shelf, customised and fully bespoke qualifications across a growing number of sectors – all on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). 

Anyone seeking a career in the nutrition sector, or any fitness professionals looking to upskill, broaden their knowledge or increase their price point will benefit from this course. In addition to providing more generalised nutrition advice to a wide range of customers in a non-fitness-based context, you will learn the skills and information necessary to deliver customised nutrition plans for clients engaged in fitness. 

Successful completion of this package will allow you to start working as a nutritional advisor and gaining clients.

If this is your first certification in the health and fitness industry, you can use the knowledge you learned in this course to continue your career development with one of our other relevant courses or certifications. A fantastic place to start is by boosting your understanding of physical activity by earning our L2 Gym Instructing or L3 Personal Training qualifications.

Level 4 Nutritionist Package (RQF)

This Course at a Glance

The past ten years have seen a sharp rise in the interest and understanding of the value of nutrition, with a similar rise in the number of people seeking nutritional guidance. Since the demand for skilled nutrition specialists has outpaced the supply, it’s becoming an increasingly sought-after skill set.

Gaining Level 3 and Level 4 Nutrition credentials with our L4 Nutritionist Package will both prepare and position you for success as a qualified Nutritionist. You will learn all the principles of diet and nutrition while also delving deeply into the well-known topic of sports nutrition under the instruction of top-tier fitness and nutrition professionals.

Course Overview

Both the Level 3 Certificate in Diet and Nutrition and the Level 4 Certificate in Nutrition for Weight Management and Athletic Performance (Advanced Sports Nutrition) are included in this Package. By studying this course you will become a Level 3 and Level 4 Nutritionist simultaneously, which will give you the credentials you need to provide one-on-one nutrition guidance and bespoke diet plans.

Our team of leading fitness experts will guide you through your courses, giving you insider information on how to succeed in the field while also educating you on the principles required to become a skilled nutritional advisor. After completing these courses, you will be equipped with a range of knowledge to impart to your clients as you enter the wellness sector.

In the tabs above, you can find more specific information about the course materials, the team, and future career prospects. Alternatively, you can express your interest by filling out the form below, and we will provide you with more details.

Our course collection is created and delivered by established health and fitness professionals who are currently setting the standard for excellence in their respective fields. The entire course is completed online through a combination of written materials, interactive learning features, and video tutorials that are intended to deliver the necessary information effectively and entertainingly. See the video below for a taste of the content you'll learn.

Modules

Level 3 Diet & Nutrition

Unit 1: Dietary planning for specific needs

  • Understand the nutritional needs of individuals with special dietary requirements
  • Understand obstacles to adhering to a specific diet
  • Be able to plan meals for a specific dietary requirement

Unit 2: Food additives and labelling

  • Understand food and drink labelling
  • Be able to analyse food labels
  • Understand the use of food additives

Unit 3: Principles of nutrition

  • Understand the process of digestion
  • Understand the role of nutrients in the body

Unit 4: Nutrition for sport and exercise

  • Understand the body’s energy systems in relation to sports and exercise
  • Understand the role of carbohydrates, proteins and fats in sports and exercise
  • Understand the role of micronutrients in sports and exercise
  • Understand the importance of hydration for sports and exercise
  • Understand the principles of nutrition planning for sports and exercise
  • Be able to plan an effective diet for a selected sport or exercise programme

Unit 5: Nutritional needs of children and young people

  • Understand the nutritional needs of children and young people
  • Understand the benefits of healthy eating for children and young people
  • Understand obstacles to healthy eating for children and young people
  • Be able to plan to improve the nutritional health of children and young people

Unit 6: Nutritional requirements of older adults

  • Understand the nutritional needs of older adults
  • Understand the benefits of healthy eating for older adults
  • Understand obstacles to healthy eating for older adults
  • Be able to plan to improvements in the nutritional health of older adults

Unit 7: Apply principles of healthy eating

  • Understand guidance on healthy eating
  • Understand the components of a healthy diet
  • Understand the links between nutrition and health
  • Understand how to promote healthy eating
  • Be able to apply the principles of healthy eating

Unit 8: Understanding roles and responsibilities for providing nutritional advice

  • Understand occupational roles and responsibilities in relation to nutritional guidance
  • Understand own responsibilities in relation to providing nutritional guidance

Unit 9: Weight management

  • Understand the principles of weight control
  • Understand eating disorders
  • Understand approaches to weight management
  • Be able to plan a weight management programme for an individual

Level 4 Advanced Sport Nutrition

Unit 1: Systems of the Human Body

  • The structure and function of the skin & skeletal system
  • The structure and function of the nervous and muscular system
  • The structure and function of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems
  • The structure and function of the endocrine system
  • The structure and function of the digestive and urinary systems
  • The structure and function of the reproductive and lymphatic systems

Unit 2: Human metabolism, the energy balance and the currency of calories

  • Energy balance and the human body
  • How the body stores and uses carbohydrates
  • How the body stores and uses protein
  • How the body stores and uses fat
  • How the body stores energy
  • The importance of hydration and water
  • Vitamins and minerals for exercise

Unit 3: Applied Nutrition for Health

  • Nutrition for Physical Activity
  • Carbohydrates and the glycemic index
  • The role of proteins
  • Fats and their role with athletes
  • The role of micronutrients

Unit 4: Fuelling for athletic performance

  • Hydration, water and sweat loss
  • The role of metabolism in the body
  • The use of fuel before exercise
  • The use of fuel during exercise
  • The use of fuel after exercise

Unit 5: Common diets, food labelling and the effects of marketing

  • National food and nutritional government guidelines
  • The rules of food labelling
  • Common diets
  • Food allergies and intolerances
  • Analysing food diaries and fluid intake
  • How to implement nutritional change
  • Professional standards for nutritional advice

Unit 6: Supplemental aids and strategising nutritional goals for clients

  • How to agree and set nutritional goals
  • Pre and post competition nutritional strategies
  • Supplementation for nutrition
  • Illegal supplements (Anabolics/fat burners)

Entry Requirements

To sign up for this nutrition package, you don't need any prior qualifications are required This course is developed for learners of all levels.

This is an entry-level qualification for nutrition, so you won't need any prior experience or training, and will be taught everything you need to know.

Assessment

Depending on the course material, a variety of approaches will be used to evaluate each unit.

A combination of multiple-choice tests, written exams, and reflection papers are used to evaluate the units. To make sure you are completely prepared, we will walk you through each assessment when it arrives.

This package includes an unlimited number of free assessment retakes.

Qualifications

Innovate Awarding

Innovate Awarding logo

To sign up for this nutrition package, you don't need any prior qualifications are required This course is developed for learners of all levels.

This is an entry-level qualification for nutrition, so you won't need any prior experience or training, and will be taught everything you need to know.

Innovate Awarding is an Ofqual regulated awarding organisation with an innovative and dynamic approach. They develop off-the-shelf, customised and fully bespoke qualifications across a growing number of sectors – all on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). 

Anyone seeking a career in the nutrition sector, or any fitness professionals looking to upskill, broaden their knowledge or increase their price point will benefit from this course. In addition to providing more generalised nutrition advice to a wide range of customers in a non-fitness-based context, you will learn the skills and information necessary to deliver customised nutrition plans for clients engaged in fitness. 

Successful completion of this package will allow you to start working as a nutritional advisor and gaining clients.

If this is your first certification in the health and fitness industry, you can use the knowledge you learned in this course to continue your career development with one of our other relevant courses or certifications. A fantastic place to start is by boosting your understanding of physical activity by earning our L2 Gym Instructing or L3 Personal Training qualifications.

OUR PASS RATE
Fitness
94.7%
(National Average 75.1%)

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