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ABOUT THE COURSE

Our Level 5 programme has been developed for those wishing to work with clients to support their nutritional needs, behaviour change and meal planning.

This course is ideal for personal trainers, sports coaches, therapists or those already in a coaching role, who want to move into the nutrition field,and widen their practice to support their clients.  It also very popular with practitioners working in the medical field, such as Sports Therapists, Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, etc.

Our students gain access to our Online Academy, where we have a whole host of courses and videos, access to which, you keep after you have graduated!


Successful completion of this qualification will enhance your employability within the sport and active leisure industry and is recognised as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).

The total qualification time for this course is 250 hours.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

None

COURSE ACCREDITATION

On successful completion of this course, you will achieve two certificates:  

  • RSPH Level 4 Certificate in Nutrition for Physical Activity & Sport (RQF - Ofqual Regulated)

  • AHG Level 5 Nutritional Adviser Diploma (Vocactional)
     

We are accredited by the IICT and IPHM to ensure your certification is recognised internationally.  

COURSE COSTS

The cost of this course is £899.00 which can be paid in full, and the course will be unlocked in full.  You can also pay in 6 payments of £149.83 and lessons will be unlocked monthly over 6 months.

Assessment is via written assignments that you complete.  

COURSE DELIVERY METHOD

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.

COURSE CONTENT

  • 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.

  • Nutrition Protocols: Paleo Diet; Intermittent Fasting; Carb Loading; Carb Cycling.

  • Advanced Nutrition Protocols: Ketogenic Diet; Elimination Diet; Detox Diet; Metabolic Repair Diet; 

  • 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.

  • Lifestyle Management: Sleep; Exercise Nutrition; Stress.

  • Supplementation: Vitamin D; Omega 3; Whey Protein; Creatine.

  • Behaviour Change: Motivational Interviewing; Goal Setting; Empathy.