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Level 4 Certificate in Nutrition for Physical Activity & Sport


This is a Level 4 qualification suitable for individuals who require an understanding of nutrition and diet and their effect on health. It is particularly relevant for people working in the health, fitness, or catering professions who might have a role in the promotion of healthy eating or the preparation of meals, menus, and diets for sportspeople at all levels of ability.


The objective of the qualification is to provide knowledge and understanding of the nutritional requirements for a healthy diet, the effect of diet on health, and the importance of hydration. These principles are then applied to fulfilling the dietary requirements for physical activity and sport.

The total qualification time for this course is 90 hours.  (Average time for completion studying 10 hour per week is 9 weeks).




  • RSPH Level 4 Certificate in Nutrition for Physical Activity & Sport (RQF - Ofqual Regulated) (This qualification also includes the Level 4 Award in Nutrtion).

We are accredited by the IICT and IPHM to ensure your certification is recognised internationally.  If you are seeking international accreditation, please click here to download the IICT brochure.


The cost of this course is £999.00 which can be paid in full with 10% discount, and the course will be unlocked in full. 

If you wish to pay the course fee in interest free instalments this will be six payments of  £166.50 per month.  The course materials will be unlocked monthly over six months.

Assessment is via written assignments that you complete online.  


This is a 100% self-paced online course, delivered on our AHG Online Academy site.  

To view the course on our Learning Platform, please click here.

To book, please use the Book Now buttons below.  You can access your course once payment and registration have been made.


  • Nutrition Foundation: Principles of Nutrition; Key Guidelines; Nationally Recommended Practice; Nutrition and Physical Activity; Collecting Nutritional Information; Using Nutritional Information.

  • Digestive System and Gut Health: The Gut Microbiome; Digestive Basics; Clean Eating for Gut Health; Fermented Foods for Gut Health; Probiotics and Gut Health; Detoxification for Gut Health; Moods and Gut Health; Food Sensitivities and Intolerances; Common Gut Conditions.

  • Nutrition Fundamentals: Protein; Fats; Carbohydrates; Dietary Fibre; Micronutrients; Phytochemicals; Water; Fructose.

  • Sports Programming: Nutrition for Endurance Athletes; Nutrition for Physique Athletes; Nutrition for Strength/Power Athletes.

  • Specific Needs Nutrition: Plant-Based Diets; Nutrition for Young, Women and Older People; Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders; Autoimmune Disorders.


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