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  • 12 units

About the Level 4 Diet and Nutrition Advanced Certificate

This course has been designed to educate students about all aspects of weight management and reduction. The qualification takes a scientific approach, allowing students to discover the physiological and evolutionary theories behind weight loss in humans. Students will assess how factors such as stress, genetics and exercise affect our ability to shed unwanted weight.

On top of this, students will study the carbohydrate hypothesis, the role of insulin and debunk medical myths that surround weight loss. The will also analyse and discuss current scientific reasoning behind obesity and weight loss. Spread over 12 engaging modules, this home study course is the perfect way to get ahead in the field of nutrition.

Who should study this course?

This online course has been designed for individuals with a personal or professional interest in nutrition and weight management. The course is suitable for beginners or those who have studied our Level 3 course in nutrition and want to broaden their understanding of the topic.

Anyone is welcome to enrol on this course, regardless of their academic background. All we ask is that our students have an enthusiasm for learning and a way to access our online learning platform and course materials.

What happens after the course?

By the end of your qualification you will have a firm knowledge of nutrition and weight loss techniques. You may choose to use this knowledge as a basis for further study. There are plenty of university courses which offer programmes in nutritional sciences.

If you don’t fancy further study, then this course can also help you find employment or progress in your current career. As people become increasingly health conscious, more and more opportunities are being created for experts in this field. Jobs include but are not limited to:

  • Nutritionist
  • Diet and nutrition advisor
  • Dietician

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 0121 392 8288

On completion of your course, you will receive two certificates:

Certificate 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Diet and Nutrition Advanced Diploma

Diet and Nutrition Advanced Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Anyone who is studying for or has completed a course endorsed by an Ofqual approved awarding body is eligible to join Qualifications Register.  The Qualifications Register (QR) is an independent register that aims to serve both members of the public and those professionals who hold recognised qualifications.

QR's primary aim is to provide transparency to members of the public and employers. The QR is a searchable database that allows them to find a practitioner and view the relevant qualification and endorsements the practitioner holds. The member of the public is then able to make an informed decision in relation to the suitability of the practitioner.  QR also tracks whether practitioners have insurance, again something that is useful for members of the public.  QR can also help professionals gain insurance or find professional indemnity cover.  Click here to find out more.

Members of the public can check an independent source with complete confidence that the practitioner has the qualification(s) they claim to have and that any additional CPD the practitioner has, is verified and quality assured to make sure that the CPD is being done on a regular basis. QR tracks a practitioners endorsed CPD (in unison with our CPD accreditation partner Lifetime Awarding) and other key signals to help members of the public and employers to come to a more informed decision about the professional they intend to use. This is an enormously valuable signal that's increasingly important as business becomes more deregulated and privatised.

For practitioners QR helps you market your skills, endorsements and feedback transparently to a wider audience. It also gives you access to a community to help make you more able to progress and succeed in your field of expertise.  Click here to find out more.

"The Affiliation of Ethical & Professional Therapists is dedicated in assisting you as a  member, in the promotion and growth of your practice. Your profile will be entered onto our website and each month you will receive a free e-zine full of business tips and valuable information".

For further details please visit,  www.aept.co.uk

Lesson 1: Introduction to weight management

By the end of lesson 1, you should be able to:

Describe our weight loss philosophy
Understand why diets don’t work
Describe the constituents of a diet and understand why they are our life support system
Explain what the priorities are in the human diet
Describe the best way to cut calories

Lesson 2: How our body processes the food we eat

By the end of lesson 2, you should be able to:

Understand how our bodies process the food we eat
Distinguish between different types of thirst
Describe hunger
Understand the need for nutrient dense foods
Explain why insulin is referred to as the ‘fat hormone’
Describe food intolerance

Lesson 3: Food infections and diets

By the end of lesson 3, you should be able to:

Describe the problems associated with intestinal parasites, Candida, hypoglycaemia, alcohol, free radicals and oxidative damage
Explain why diets don’t work
Understand why diet is important in the context of human evolution

Lesson 4: The secret of weight control

By the end of lesson 4, you should be able to:

Understand the secrets of weight control
What role carbohydrates play in weight control
How to rebalance the body
Describe a low carb cave-man style diet
Design a weight loss diet

Lesson 5: The importance of exercise in weight loss

By the end of lesson 5, you should be able to:

Describe the benefits of exercise
Understand some of the psychological issues that can affect our ability to maintain a healthy weight

Lesson 6: A guide to running your practice

By the end of lesson 6, you should be able to:

Describe the 10 steps to assessing and treating your clients

Lesson 7: Running weight loss retreats

By the end of lesson 7, you should be able to:

Describe how to put together your own plan for running a weight loss retreat

Lesson 8: Obesity and weight management and the health hazards associated with obesity

By the end of lesson 8, you should be able to:

Discuss the scientific studies on obesity and weight management related to aetiology and the natural history of obesity and the health hazards associated with obesity in adults.

Lesson 9: Obesity therapy in adults and healthy eating plans

By the end of lesson 9, you should be able to:

Discuss the scientific studies related to obesity therapy in adults and healthy eating plans.

Lesson 10: Healthy diets and dietary and nutritional assessment

By the end of lesson 10, you should be able to:

Discuss the science referring to the dietary and nutritional assessment in adults as well what constitutes a healthy diet in adults.

Lesson 11: Dietary therapy, types of diet, insulin resistance, dietary fat and carbohydrates

By the end of lesson 11, you should be able to:

Discuss the science related to dietary therapy, types of diet, insulin resistance, dietary fat and carbohydrates as well as activity and exercise in obesity.

Lesson 12: Different types of bariatric surgery and their effectiveness

By the end of lesson 12, you should be able to:

Understand the different types of bariatric surgery and their effectiveness.

At the end of lesson 12 you will also receive some recipe suggestions for your clients and a list of useful addresses and websites.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

About the Level 4 Diet and Nutrition Advanced Certificate

This course has been designed to educate students about all aspects of weight management and reduction. The qualification takes a scientific approach, allowing students to discover the physiological and evolutionary theories behind weight loss in humans. Students will assess how factors such as stress, genetics and exercise affect our ability to shed unwanted weight.

On top of this, students will study the carbohydrate hypothesis, the role of insulin and debunk medical myths that surround weight loss. The will also analyse and discuss current scientific reasoning behind obesity and weight loss. Spread over 12 engaging modules, this home study course is the perfect way to get ahead in the field of nutrition.

Who should study this course?

This online course has been designed for individuals with a personal or professional interest in nutrition and weight management. The course is suitable for beginners or those who have studied our Level 3 course in nutrition and want to broaden their understanding of the topic.

Anyone is welcome to enrol on this course, regardless of their academic background. All we ask is that our students have an enthusiasm for learning and a way to access our online learning platform and course materials.

What happens after the course?

By the end of your qualification you will have a firm knowledge of nutrition and weight loss techniques. You may choose to use this knowledge as a basis for further study. There are plenty of university courses which offer programmes in nutritional sciences.

If you don’t fancy further study, then this course can also help you find employment or progress in your current career. As people become increasingly health conscious, more and more opportunities are being created for experts in this field. Jobs include but are not limited to:

  • Nutritionist
  • Diet and nutrition advisor
  • Dietician

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 0121 392 8288

On completion of your course, you will receive two certificates:

Certificate 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Diet and Nutrition Advanced Diploma

Diet and Nutrition Advanced Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Anyone who is studying for or has completed a course endorsed by an Ofqual approved awarding body is eligible to join Qualifications Register.  The Qualifications Register (QR) is an independent register that aims to serve both members of the public and those professionals who hold recognised qualifications.

QR's primary aim is to provide transparency to members of the public and employers. The QR is a searchable database that allows them to find a practitioner and view the relevant qualification and endorsements the practitioner holds. The member of the public is then able to make an informed decision in relation to the suitability of the practitioner.  QR also tracks whether practitioners have insurance, again something that is useful for members of the public.  QR can also help professionals gain insurance or find professional indemnity cover.  Click here to find out more.

Members of the public can check an independent source with complete confidence that the practitioner has the qualification(s) they claim to have and that any additional CPD the practitioner has, is verified and quality assured to make sure that the CPD is being done on a regular basis. QR tracks a practitioners endorsed CPD (in unison with our CPD accreditation partner Lifetime Awarding) and other key signals to help members of the public and employers to come to a more informed decision about the professional they intend to use. This is an enormously valuable signal that's increasingly important as business becomes more deregulated and privatised.

For practitioners QR helps you market your skills, endorsements and feedback transparently to a wider audience. It also gives you access to a community to help make you more able to progress and succeed in your field of expertise.  Click here to find out more.

"The Affiliation of Ethical & Professional Therapists is dedicated in assisting you as a  member, in the promotion and growth of your practice. Your profile will be entered onto our website and each month you will receive a free e-zine full of business tips and valuable information".

For further details please visit,  www.aept.co.uk

Lesson 1: Introduction to weight management

By the end of lesson 1, you should be able to:

Describe our weight loss philosophy
Understand why diets don’t work
Describe the constituents of a diet and understand why they are our life support system
Explain what the priorities are in the human diet
Describe the best way to cut calories

Lesson 2: How our body processes the food we eat

By the end of lesson 2, you should be able to:

Understand how our bodies process the food we eat
Distinguish between different types of thirst
Describe hunger
Understand the need for nutrient dense foods
Explain why insulin is referred to as the ‘fat hormone’
Describe food intolerance

Lesson 3: Food infections and diets

By the end of lesson 3, you should be able to:

Describe the problems associated with intestinal parasites, Candida, hypoglycaemia, alcohol, free radicals and oxidative damage
Explain why diets don’t work
Understand why diet is important in the context of human evolution

Lesson 4: The secret of weight control

By the end of lesson 4, you should be able to:

Understand the secrets of weight control
What role carbohydrates play in weight control
How to rebalance the body
Describe a low carb cave-man style diet
Design a weight loss diet

Lesson 5: The importance of exercise in weight loss

By the end of lesson 5, you should be able to:

Describe the benefits of exercise
Understand some of the psychological issues that can affect our ability to maintain a healthy weight

Lesson 6: A guide to running your practice

By the end of lesson 6, you should be able to:

Describe the 10 steps to assessing and treating your clients

Lesson 7: Running weight loss retreats

By the end of lesson 7, you should be able to:

Describe how to put together your own plan for running a weight loss retreat

Lesson 8: Obesity and weight management and the health hazards associated with obesity

By the end of lesson 8, you should be able to:

Discuss the scientific studies on obesity and weight management related to aetiology and the natural history of obesity and the health hazards associated with obesity in adults.

Lesson 9: Obesity therapy in adults and healthy eating plans

By the end of lesson 9, you should be able to:

Discuss the scientific studies related to obesity therapy in adults and healthy eating plans.

Lesson 10: Healthy diets and dietary and nutritional assessment

By the end of lesson 10, you should be able to:

Discuss the science referring to the dietary and nutritional assessment in adults as well what constitutes a healthy diet in adults.

Lesson 11: Dietary therapy, types of diet, insulin resistance, dietary fat and carbohydrates

By the end of lesson 11, you should be able to:

Discuss the science related to dietary therapy, types of diet, insulin resistance, dietary fat and carbohydrates as well as activity and exercise in obesity.

Lesson 12: Different types of bariatric surgery and their effectiveness

By the end of lesson 12, you should be able to:

Understand the different types of bariatric surgery and their effectiveness.

At the end of lesson 12 you will also receive some recipe suggestions for your clients and a list of useful addresses and websites.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).
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