This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET).
Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
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.
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Practical work placement
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:
Be 18 years or older at the date of enrolment
Have completed Year 12, or equivalent level of education
Areas of study
In this nutrition course, the subjects you will study include:
BSBCUS401 – Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
BSBWOR501 – Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBLED502 – Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness
HLTAID003 – Provide first aid*
HLTWHS001 – Participate in workplace health and safety
HLTINF001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
CHCCOM005 – Communicate and work in health and community services
HLTAAP002 – Confirm physical health status
CHCPRP005 – Engage with health professionals and the health system
CHCLEG003 – Manage legal and ethical compliance
NUTFPN501A – Educate clients in the fundamental principles of nutrition
NUTNWM502A – Provide specialised nutrition advice for weight management
NUTNES503A – Provide tailored nutritional advice for exercise and sport
NUTNSP504A – Support the nutritional requirements of specific populations
*Must be completed with an external training provider
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Give your career an edge by studying with 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.
How else will I benefit from this diploma?
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Nutrition (Non-Clinical Advisor) (10136NAT) from the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers.
Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
Gain industry-relevant skills and a qualification that’s highly valued by fitness employers. Approximately 80% of AIPT graduates find employment upon completion of their studies.
Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.
Graduates will be able to apply for associate membership with the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine.
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The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers offers students exceptional flexibility when it comes to paying for course fees. Three instalment plans are available:
Upfront payment: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 30 days
Rapid payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 4 months
Payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 8 months
Alternatively, you can pay the full course fee upfront via credit card.
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You may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the VET FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
RTO 32363 Established in 1999, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) is Australia’s leading provider of practical fitness education. By partnering with a number of gyms, AIPT connects students with hands-on learning in real gym environments, equipping them with the industry skills needed to succeed. Course materials can be delivered online and in conjunction with a mentoring program, so students receive the ultimate in both flexibility and guided learning.
With a network of over 100 campuses and 250 mentors nationwide, it’s no surprise that AIPT’s graduation rates are 14 times higher than most publically funded places, and 80 per cent of graduates go on to find employment after completing their qualification.
Throughout your studies as an AIPT student, you will have complete access to their expert education team – a group of mentors who are dedicating to answering any of your questions or study queries. Mentors are seasoned fitness professionals with years of experience in the industry, and can be contacted via email, online or over the phone. AIPT also provides its students with an eCampus learning portal to connect you with your mentors, study materials and fellow classmates.