Nutritional Therapy Level 3
Endorsed Certificate from Ofqual's regulated Awarding Body.
Interested in completing a course in nutritional therapy? The Nutritional Therapy level 3 Course focuses on relating variety, balance and moderation to a healthy diet plan and explains how healthy balanced diet plans can be developed. You will learn how nutrition plays different roles in human body and will learn about different food groups and their nutritional value. Moving on you will learn obesity by examining human energy balance, this will give you deep understanding of our body's metabolism. You will also learn about special dietary requirements , nutrition of groups with special dietary needs at different stages in their lives including; pregnancy, breast feeding, babies and children, young people and the elderly.
The course also discusses in details the risk factors causing different diseases and the rationale for current dietary recommendations designed to prevent these diseases. The course also covers, how healthy weight can be attained and maintained by people of different groups and gives you an understanding of the basics of healthy weight and highlights the importance of healthy weight. It then looks at the effects of weight loss on health and highlights the risks of rapid weight loss methods and discusses why people find it hard to lose weight and then to maintain that loss. It defines positive and negative energy balance and identifies several principles of sound weight loss.
This self-paced programme is available 24/7 providing you with the flexibility to train at the pace, location and time of your choosing. Accredited certificate from Ofqual's registered awarding body is available on course completion. College registration, tutor support, course materials and additional supporting material are all included in the course fee.
Certificate in Diet and Nutrition Level 3
On course completion the learner should be able to:
- Understand important role nutrition plays in maintaining health
- Understand what are macronutrients - carbohydrates, proteins and lipids
- Explore micronutrients such as vitamin C, vitamin E and selenium
- Investigate digestion, detoxification, the immune system and how diet and nutrition are linked with human disease.
- Identify the recommended daily allowances
- Explore health issues associated with poor diets
- Understand the nutritional needs of specific groups
- Identify food allergies and intolerances
- Gain a practical insight into effective weight management
- Identify effective strategies we can use to lose weight and maintain this weight loss
On this Nutritional Therapy Course the students will complete the following course units:
Module1 - An Overview of Nutrition
Module2 - Dietary Nutrition
Module3 - The Balanced Diet
Module4 - Dietary Requirements
Module5 - Eating Disorders
Module6 - Weight Loss
Module7 - Weight Control
- Full Tutor Support
- Self paced, no fixed schedules
- Available to students anywhere in the world
- 24/7 Access to the LMS ( Learning Management System )
- Easy to understand quality e-learning study materials.
All course materials are included in the course price. All your study material will be available on our learning management system for which you will get access once you are enrolled. The material can be downloaded and printed as well.
Our distance learning course materials are specially written for home study and contain a wealth of knowledge in easy to understand language. We use variety of media to help you learn. Your course may use any of the following different media which you can use from home or where ever you choose to study:
- Online course materials
- Question papers
- Additional Supporting Material
- Useful Links
You will be continually assessed throughout the course. Your assignment will be marked by your tutor and independently moderated. The feedback on your assignment will then be sent to you. On receipt of this, you may wish to contact your tutor to discuss the feedback.
When you enrol on a course with Oxford Home Study College you are allocated your personal tutor. Tutor’s help and support will be available throughout your studies with the college. He/she will assess your work and will provide you with regular feedback on your progress.
Who is this course for?
- Individuals looking to start a career in nutrition
- Health workers, carers, nurses and health consultants at all levels
- Existing workers in pursuit of higher positions
- Business owners, managers and team leaders
There is no particular entry requirement. We do not ask for any previous qualification or experience.
Endorsed certificate from Ofqual’s regulated Awarding Body
At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £85 accreditation fee and postal charges (£9 for UK students, £15 for outside UK).
Certificate of Completion from OHSC
Certificate of Completion from OHSC (soft copy) can be claimed for £10. If you need hard copy of this certificate you will pay £25 + postal charges (£9 for UK students, £15 for outside UK)
The course will provide you with the knowledge, skills and confidence required to pursue a rewarding career in health and nutrition. Nutritional Therapists can work with:
- food manufacturers
- food retail chains
- research companies
- the media
- Community health organisations
With experience, and possibly more qualification you could progress to management and policy development.
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