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Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (RTO 32363)
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Partnering a passion for fitness with scientifically backed nutrition information, the online Diploma of Nutrition (Non-Clinical Advisor) (10136NAT) course gives you the information you need to get results and succeed in the ever-expanding realm of health and fitness. Offered by the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers, this course is delivered both online or on campus, with the online program delivered through the e-learning management system, My eCampus.
The program is co-authored by nutritional expert Dr Joanna McMillan, and has been created in partnership with accredited practising dietitians, sports dietitians and academics with research experience in human metabolism, nutrition and diet-related diseases. This course gives you a firm understanding of the fundamental principles of nutrition, as well as basic medical knowledge about the human body - how it digests, metabolises food and stores energy.
Whether you're a personal trainer, work in the health and wellness industry or just want the best for your family, the Diploma of Nutrition (Non-Clinical Advisor) (10136NAT) course will train you to advise on the right food choices, equipping you with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed as a qualified non-clinical nutrition advisor. Enquire now for more information on campus locations and intake dates.
To successfully complete this course, you must undertake a total of 30 hours of practical work experience with a mentor in order to gain real-world skills. Students will also need to hold a current Working with Children Check to undertake placement.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following criteria:
In this nutrition course, the subjects you will study include:
*Must be completed with an external training provider
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Diploma of Nutrition (Non-Clinical Advisor) (10136NAT) from the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers.
By completing this course you will learn how to educate clients on nutritional choices and tailor specialised nutritional advice for weight management, exercise, sport and specific populations.
You will learn how to provide clients with relevant knowledge, advice and support in understanding the Australian Dietary Guidelines, as well as develop an understanding of how to collaborate with accredited practising dietitians.
The course empowers fitness professionals to work within the Nutrition Scope of Practice (NSOP), and is the ideal program to help wellness professionals forge a pathway towards a career in allied health.
Curious about where a career in nutrition could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) offers a range of payment options to suit any budget:
Course fees include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services.
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