Embark on a rewarding new career pathway with a Diploma of Nutrition.
Do you have a strong interest in health and fitness? Are you passionate about promoting a balanced lifestyle and improving people’s diets? If you’d like to enhance your knowledge of nutrition and gain a valuable skillset that translates to a career in the fitness industry, a 10967NAT Diploma of Nutrition might be for you.
The 10967NAT Diploma of Nutrition is an online course offered in Australia that focuses on providing participants with a broad range of knowledge, abilities and skills that can be applied in a range of professional environments. No matter what area of the health and fitness industry interests you most, an online nutrition diploma course will equip you to perform a wide variety of essential tasks. Whether it’s advising on food and healthy eating recommendations, providing meaningful sports nutrition advice or understanding and creating meal plans, a diploma of human nutrition will prepare you thoroughly for all of it.
With the 10967NAT qualification under your belt, you’ll graduate prepared to apply for nutrition advisor jobs. According to Job Outlook, the number of nutrition professionals and fitness instructors in Australia is expected to grow strongly over the next five years. Opportunities are open across the country, with most health and fitness professionals working in industries such as health care and social assistance, arts and recreation, and education and training.
All components of AIPT’s 10967NAT Diploma of Nutrition are delivered online, combined with a required 30 sessions of practical work placement. This nationally recognised qualification takes just 12 months to complete, so you can hit the ground running in your career in just a year’s time from commencing your studies.
Interested in advancing your training abilities and improving your health and fitness knowledge? AIPT offers a diverse range of fitness and personal training courses. Get qualified as a personal trainer with a Certificate IV in Fitness or be ready to work in the sport or community recreation industry with a Certificate III in Sport and Recreation.
This online Diploma of Nutrition ensures graduates have a strong understanding of the fundamental principles of nutrition at the conclusion of the course. You’ll learn essential skills and knowledge that will allow you to provide nutrition solutions to a wide range of clients of varying ages and circumstances. A qualification in 10967NAT will greatly benefit a career centred around sports nutrition and fitness.
There is typically some confusion in the difference between a Nutrition Advisor and a Dietitian. While both aim to assist individuals in achieving optimal health through diet, a Dietitian has additional qualifications that allow them to provide medical nutritional therapy. A Nutrition Advisor is responsible for working with their clients to create meaningful change in their lifestyle with nutritional advice and support. This includes working one-on-one with clients to provide services such as diet and exercise plans, progress tracking and implementing a course of action or referring them to medical health professionals when necessary.
Follow your passion for health and fitness with a career as a Nutrition Coach. A Nutrition Coach’s role focuses on helping their clients build practices and make changes to their diet to optimise their health. There are many reasons why an individual would seek help from a Nutrition Coach; they might have a fitness or performance goal they’re working towards, or simply a desire to improve their quality of life and prevent diet-related disease. As a Nutrition Coach, you’ll have a solid understanding of nutrition science and how to tailor a program to meet an individual’s specific needs, as well as being able to successfully motivate them to stay on track.
Diploma of Nutrition.
- Are completed online
- 30 hours of practical placement sessions
Up to 12 months
- 13 course units to complete
- 30 practical placement sessions
- Complete 1.5 course units every month to graduate in 12 months.
Studying the Diploma of Nutrition with AIPT is flexible and you can tailor it to suit your needs. The course is broken down into two parts:
Study the theoretical elements of this course anywhere and anytime through our online learning platform.
13 course units to complete.
Complete 1.5 course units every month to graduate in 12 months.
For the online part of the course, you may need regular access to:
Computer: Laptop or desktop computer with working speakers or headphone points.
Internet: High-speed internet such as Broadband or ADSL, T1/T2, fibre optic (Dial-up access is not recommended).
Windows: Operating system – Windows 8 or above.
Mobile Phone with video capability or Video Camera: Some assessments in your course will require you to take and submit videos of you undertaking tasks for assessment.
Office Equipment: Printer and scanner to print and upload some of your assessments.
Internet Browser: Google Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Internet Explorer 11.
MAC: Operating system - OS X 10.14 Mojave or later.
Software: Flash, Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word (or Open Office which is free to download).
Practical Placement Sessions.
30 practical placement sessions in a health or fitness workplace.
Under the supervision of an appropriately qualified Supervisor.
Achieve your qualification by completing the following units of competency:
Diploma of Nutrition
Cost & payment.
You can pay for your course upfront via VISA/MasterCard or a bank deposit. Alternatively, we offer instalment plans that can be paid over several weeks or fortnights.
Your course fee includes
Delivery and assessment of your qualification
Study materials (All learning resources)
Ongoing support from our Education Team.
We offer two payment methods
Full fee upfront
For more information about the course costs, please call us on 1300 616 180.
Why choose AIPT?
100+ campus locations
We're all around Australia, with locations near you.
Flexible payment options
A range of payment options to suit your lifestyle.
Learn from real fitness professionals, in real gyms
Designed to give you a practical experience in a real gym environment.
Largest network of industry partnerships
The largest network of employers, fitness professionals and fitness business owners.
They have an excellent range of courses on offer, as well as superb customer service that made me feel welcomed and supported throughout my studies.
I spoke with Tamara, who was wonderful. She gave me all the information about the course and kept in touch during the enrolment process. The AIPT team are always available to help you and answer any questions you may have.
Having the opportunity to study my theory online and at my own pace allowed me the freedom to continue working my full-time job. The face-to-face branch of the studies was an amazing experience to be able to work with my instructor, who had many years of experience in the industry.
AIPT supported me from the moment I joined. Even through Covid times, they carried on and were always there for me if I needed anything. AIPT customer service is a real credit to them; they are amazing.
Studying with AIPT allowed me to study while working 5 days a week and start a university degree. They made this possible by allowing flexibility throughout my study while still ensuring I received the highest possible education throughout the course. The range of payment plans was also a significant factor for me.
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