Nutritional Specialist Diploma – Level 3

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COURSE CURRICULUM

1. BASIC PRINCIPLES OF NUTRITION

  • Basic Principles of Nutrition

2. NUTRITION AND LIFE CYCLE STAGES

  • Nutrition and Life Cycle Stages

3. UNDERSTANDING THE ENERGY BALANCE & THE BODY AND CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF NUTRIENTS

  • Understanding the Energy Balance & The Body
  • Recognizing the Chemical Composition of Nutrients

4. NUTRITIONAL BIOCHEMISTRY

  • Nutritional Biochemistry – Part One
  • Nutritional Biochemistry – Part Two

5. NUTRITION-RELATED PHYSIOLOGY

  • Nutrition-Related Physiology

6. DIGESTION & NUTRIENT ABSORPTION

  • Digestion & Nutrient Absorption Part One
  • Digestion & Nutrient Absorption Part Two

7. METABOLISM OF NUTRIENTS

  • Metabolism of Nutrients

8. CARBOHYDRATES IN HEALTH & NUTRITION

  • Carbohydrates in Health & Nutrition

9. ROLE OF PROTEIN’S IN NUTRITION

  • Role of Protein’s in Nutrition

10. ROLE OF LIPIDS IN HEALTH & NUTRITION

  • Role of Lipids in Health & Nutrition

11. DISCOVER VITAMINS IN NUTRITION

  • Discover Vitamins in Nutrition

12. ROLE OF MINERALS IN HEALTH & NUTRITION AND MINERAL DEFICIENCY

  • Role of Minerals in Health & Nutrition
  • Understanding Symptoms of Mineral Deficiency & Toxicity

13. MEETING NUTRIENT REQUIREMENTS

  • Meeting Nutrient Requirements – Part 1
  • Meeting Nutrient Requirements – Part 2

14. NUTRITIONAL ASSESSMENT METHODS

  • Nutritional Assessment Methods – Part 1
  • Nutritional Assessment Methods – Part 2

15. CLINICAL INTERVENTION & MONITORING TECHNIQUES

  • Clinical Intervention & Monitoring Techniques – Part 1
  • Clinical Intervention & Monitoring Techniques – Part 2
  • Clinical Intervention & Monitoring Techniques – Part 3

16. NUTRIENT AND DRUG INTERACTIONS

  • Nutrient and Drug Interactions

17. BEHAVIOR OPTIMIZATION AND DIETARY THERAPEUTICS

  • Behavior Optimization and Dietary Therapeutics

18. THE RISK OF EATING DISORDERS TO NUTRITION AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUES IN NUTRITION

  • The Risk of Eating Disorders to Nutrition
  • Analyzing Professional Issues in Nutrition

Benefits you will gain:

  • High-quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
  • Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
  • 24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
  • The benefit of applying for NUS extra Discount Card.
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification.
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support.

Certification:

Successful candidates will be awarded Diploma in Nutritional Specialist – Level 3.

Who is this course for?
  • Anyone hoping to work in the nutrition and health industry.
Requirements
  • There are no specific entry requirements. However, it would be useful to have acquired some experience in a related field, for example, life science, food science or nutrition science, but not essential.
  • Learners should be ages 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.
Career path

This course enables you to become:

  • Pediatric Nutrition Specialist
  • Home Health Care Nutrition Specialist
  • Sports Nutrition Specialist
  • Nutrition Educators
  • Herbalist
  • Nutritional Counselors
  • Public Health Nutritionist
  • Private Practice/Consultant
  • Clinical Nutritionist
  • Community Nutritionist
  • Management Dietitian

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