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Nutrition home study course designed to fit around your current lifestyle - Accredited Diploma Qualification

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Nutrition Course - Distance Learning Accredited Diploma

Looking for a professional qualification in Nutrition? Professional accredited qualification, equivalent to a level 3 government regulated course.

Open to complete beginners without any previous therapist experience.

No coursework, case studies or exams just assignments to be worked through after each module at your own pace.

PLEASE NOTE - Sadly we are unable to take people from the USA and Canada for online courses due to restrictions in insurance cover for schools in the UK - however all other countries are accepted.


The Diploma in Nutrition is a home study course designed to fit around your current lifestyle needs. It is a must for all therapists and health professionals but is also available to those with a general interest in nutrition.

Nutrition is one of the most important factors influencing our health. What you eat influences the way you feel, the way you look, the ability to utilise the energy you do have and your ability to fight off infection and disease.

With obesity and health related illnesses on the increase, nutrition is becoming more and more in demand.

You can call yourself a nutritionist once you have completed and passed this course.

Course Accredited by the following bodies:

Accredited Certified Insurable Online Course
Price £365.00

Do I need any experience to enroll on the course?

No, you don’t need any experience or be a therapist already to do this course (it is open to complete beginners) an interest in health will help you succeed once qualified.


Why Book with us?

We are an award winning school, Number One Training School (out of over 80 schools) in the Beauty Industry Survey - By The Guild of Beauty and Holistic Therapists.

And Voted The Guild Awards of Excellence 'Best Training School' by students and won mulitple years in a row! We maintain high standards and are proud of our team of passionate and caring tutors.

When you book with us you have peace of mind we have a proven track record - established in 1998 and accredited by the top professional bodies.


If I am abroad can I sign up for this course?

Yes, we have many students from abroad who have taken this distance learning course with us.

There is no coursework or exams just assignments to be worked through after each module at your own pace

PLEASE NOTE - Sadly we are unable to take people from the USA and Canada for online courses due to restrictions in insurance cover for schools in the UK - however all other countries are accepted.


FAQ

How long will it take to complete this course?

This is up to you and the time you have to give to your studies. You have up to a year to complete the course but can finish sooner if you prefer. Most students take between 6 months and a year to complete.

A minimum of 50 hours is required to achieve a good understanding. There are 12 assignments to complete.

 

What is the payment process?

PAYMENT


After you pay the deposit, there is an outstanding balance of £295 for this course. You have two options:

Option 1-Full Payment


Make full payment of £295 can be an option paid direct to the tutor who will give you the full information once you sign up.
Payment includes all course material, support (one on one, feedback of assignments and mentor) and certification upon completion of the course.

 

Option 2-Installments

Pay in 3 Installments. First payment of £98 is due immediately (before you will be enrolled onto the course). It will then be required to pay the second installment of £98 a month later and the final payment of £98 the following month.
For example, you booked the course in July. First payment is due immediately (course will then be sent). Second payment is due in August and the final payment is due in September.
The Installment option will be automatically set up through PayPal.
Payment includes all course material, support (one on one, feedback of assignments and mentor) and certification upon completion of the course.


When will I receive the course information?

As soon as payment has been made in full or your initial deposit has been paid to your tutor.

 

When can I start the course?

As soon as payment has been made in full or your initial deposit has been paid to your tutor.

This course has been awarded 500 CPD Points



The Diploma in Nutrition Includes

The Role of a Nutritionist

  • The Digestive System
  • Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats, Vitamins and Minerals
  • Understanding the Glycaemic Index (GI) and the Glycaemic Load (GL)
  • A Healthy Diet
  • Specialist Diets
  • Food as Medicine
  • Allergies and Intolerances
  • Dealing with Clients
  • How to create a professional development plan
  • Setting up your business
  • Marketing your business
The course will give you an understanding of the importance of nutrition for optimum health.
 

You will learn the basics of what is involved in good nutrition and gain up to date research in the field. You will also be given the confidence to set up your own practice as a nutritionist once qualified.

You will be assigned a personal tutor to help you with your work and any questions you may have. Your tutor will be a fully qualified nutritionist and on board to help you every step of the way.

After completing the diploma you will also be assigned a personal mentor to help you set up your business. They will provide you with one on one support and practical advice to ensure you succeed in your new career as a nutritionist.

Once qualified you will be able to help people from all walks of life, ranging from babies to the elderly. Nutrition can be used to improve cardiovascular disease, respiratory or digestive disorders, diabetes, allergies and intolerances, bone and muscle pain and much more.


Why Become a Nutritionist?

There are many reasons to become a nutritionist, below are just a few

  • You can work the hours you choose
  • You will be in demand from day one
  • You can work from home or a location you choose
  • You can fit your career around your life
  • Every day will offer a new and exciting challenge
  • You dictate your own success
  • You can be your own boss
Is a career in nutrition really for me?
  • Would you like more freedom and control in your life?
  • Do you want a healthy life for you and your family?
  • Are you always looking at food labels?
  • Do you want to help others with their nutrition?
  • Do you want to choose when and where you work?
  • Are you excited by health and wellbeing?
  • Do you want to work from the comfort of your own home?

If you have answered yes to four or more of the above, a career in nutrition may be just for you.


How the Course Works

The Diploma in Nutrition will allow you to study at your own pace in your own home. You can start it in your own time and complete what you can when you have the time. You will have a year to finish the course and even if you don’t finish it in that time, arrangements can be made.

There are 13 modules to complete and some of these will include assignments. Once you have completed an assignment you will simply e-mail it to your tutor and wait for feedback.

You will receive detailed feedback within 5 working days from a fully qualified nutritionist and tutor. They will be there to help you every step of the way.

Beth Cook, a leading health and well-being expert and nutritionist, who wrote the course with the student in mind. It is packed with information and inspiring ideas, up to date research and tasks and assignments to ensure you are learning every step of the way.

Once you have paid your deposit, your tutor will be notified of the booking and will contact you within 48 hours for confirmation and final payment.

The course will be dispatched the same day as final payment has been made, or the following day if paid after 5pm.


THIS COURSE HAS BEEN AWARDED 500 CPD POINTS

You will be enrolled onto the course and have full access to:

  • The Diploma in Nutrition manual
  • An easy to follow guide on how to complete your course
  • A free booklet on home study tips
  • Supplementary information to further your reading and understanding of the subject

The course will be yours to start in your own time and remember if you have any questions your tutor can be contacted for help.

You will receive confirmation of your course booking. 


How long will it take me to complete the course?

The course will take between 6 months and one year to finish. You will be given up to a year from the date you start to complete all the assignments.

If for some reason you are unable to finish in this time you can speak to your tutor to make further arrangements. The course can be started at anytime throughout the year.


What sort of assignments will I be asked to do?

 

You will be sent a pack at the beginning of your course outlining the whole course content. The course consists of thirteen modules and there will be an assignment for most. The assignment will either be working on a hypothetical case study or doing some research.


Can I call myself a nutritionist?

Yes you can call yourself a nutritionist.


Can I put letters after my name?

Yes, when you have completed the course you can put the letters DipN after your name.


98' to present date
© Gateway Workshops, students are not authorised to teach this course unless through Gateway. This is a therapist course only, information is copyright and to be used with their clients only and not taught to others.


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Our Extra Gifts to You!

You will get a complimentary Anatomy and Physiology manual as our gift to you - worth £10!
This is given to you when you sign up for a course as an e-manual, via a link in your course confirmation from your tutor.

You do NOT have to read this before your course, it with you as it is for later reference if you need it.

It is an extra manual to save you having to buy Anatomy and Physiology books later saving you money.

We also send you the Gateway therapist accounts package after you have completed a course with us - complimentary worth £10!


Course Accreditations

This course is insurable and accredited by the professional bodies, Guild of Holistic Therapists, FHT, International Natural Healers Association, Towergate.

For more information, see Accreditation & Entry Requirements information tab above

Certifications/Qualifications Attained

Gateway accredited/recognised diploma

Insurable allowing you to gain insurance and use therapy with the general public and charge.

Specialising in small classes for individual attention
Why book with us - Accredited, Established, Trusted, Recognised and Insurable Qualifications


Feedback from our Students

Feedback from Andrea simpson 29/06/2016

Email: Andi_s@hotmail.co.uk

Tutor: Beth Holder
Course: Nutrition Course - Accredited Diploma
Feedback
If another course was available in the future that i am interested in i would take it. I would also reccomend to others. Beth Holder is excellent and all feedback was returned within a day. All feedback was really helpful and included various web links that also proved to be helpful. The course itself was easy to follow and i have expanded my knowledge on nutrition. Thank you

Did the course live up to your expectations? Yes

Would you consider attending another course with us? Yes

Was the tutor easy to contact before and after your course if needed? Yes

Did you find our manuals useful? Yes

What made you decide to book with Gateway
I had looked at other companies but this one jumped out at me. I had also read other feedback from previous students.

Did you find this web site easy to use? Yes
Everything about the course was easy to use and follow.

Is it ok to use your comments on the website? Yes

 

Feedback from Tania Parfitt 17/11/2015
Email: tania.parfitt@googlemail.com

Tutor: Beth Holder
Course: Nutrition Course - Accredited Diploma
Feedback
Beth gave good feedback to me throughout the course and was always quick to mark my assignments and to answer my emails. Beth was very encouraging and gave me lots of useful information.

Did the course live up to your expectations? Yes

Would you consider attending another course with us? Yes

Was the tutor easy to contact before and after your course if needed? Yes

Did you find our manuals useful? Yes
What made you decide to book with Gateway
A friend has done lots of courses with you and recommended you

Where did you hear about Gateway? Word of Mouth

Did you find this web site easy to use? Yes

Is it ok to use your comments on the website? Yes


Feedback from Sonia Maria Montero Gozalez 14/06/2014
Email: soniademaya@gmail.com
Tutor: Beth Holder
Course: Nutrition Course - Accredited Diploma
Tutor Feedback
My experience with Beth as tutor was very good. She is very kind and professional. Her feedbacks have been all of them very clear and always giving me the chance to go forward with my knowledge. Beth provides a lot of information, links and useful readings for my career development.

Did the course live up to your expectations? Yes

Would you consider attending another course with us? Yes

Was the tutor easy to contact before and after your course if needed? Yes

Did you find our manuals useful? Yes

What made you decide to book with Gateway
I decided to book the course with Gateway for different reasons. The main one was because it is accredited course and secondly the prices are really affordable.

Where did you hear about Gateway? Google

Did you find this web site easy to use? Yes
Everything is clear and easy to use.

Is it ok to use your comments on the website? Yes

 


Feedback from Claire Owers 10/04/2014
Email: theclaireraison@hotmail.com
Tutor: Beth Holder
Course: Nutrition Course - Accredited Diploma
Tutor Feedback
Lovely tutor. Feedback throughout the course was appropriate, aimed at encouraging me to further my understanding. I would happily undertake further training with Beth

Did the course live up to your expectations? Yes

Would you consider attending another course with us? Yes

Did you get confirmation of the course you booked from your tutor by email, within 3 days of booking? Yes

Was the tutor easy to contact before and after your course if needed? Yes

Did you find our manuals useful? Yes
What made you decide to book with Gateway
Previously studied with gateway

Where did you hear about Gateway? Google

Did you find this web site easy to use? Yes

Is it ok to use your comments on the website? Yes


Full contents of the Diploma in Nutrition Course

The Role of a Nutritionist     

The Job of a Nutritionist
Client Groups
Consultation
Food Labels
RDA’s
Ethics and Safety
                                                                              
The Digestive System 

The Anatomy of the Digestive System
The Function of the Digestive System
How we Process Food
                                                                                                        
Carbohydrates       

The Chemical Composition of Carbohydrates
Simple Carbohydrates
Complex Carbohydrates
Common Problems
Fibre
Water

Proteins

The Definition of Protein
Amino Acids: Essential and Non-Essential
The Role of Protein in the Diet

Fats

The Chemical Composition of Fats
Saturated Fats
The Role of Fats in the Diet
Common Problems

Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamins
Minerals

The Glycaemic Index (GI) and The Glycaemic Load (GL)

The Glycaemic Index (GI)
The Glycaemic Load (GL)

A Healthy Diet

Dietary Guidelines
Wholesome Grains
Vegetables
Protein
Fruit
Dairy
Fish
Pulses, Nuts and Seeds
Water

Specialist Diets

Vegetarian Diets
Vegan Diets
Restrictive Diets
Organic Diets

Acid/Alkaline Balance

Improving Health through Diet
Acid/Alkaline Balance

Allergies and Intolerances

Food Allergies and Intolerances
Recognising Problem Foods
Treating Food Allergies and Intolerances

Setting up your Business

A Place to Work
Setting up a Clinic
Equipment Needed
Business Plan
Paying Tax
Insurance
Keeping Records
Professional Development Plan

Marketing your Business

Identifying Different Client Groups
Ways to Market your Business

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