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Level 5 Award in Sports Nutrition
Become a Certified Nutrition Advisor

Schedule a call with our Student support team to learn more

Complete 100% of the course via our online learning platform

You'll get access to hours of video content, tutorials and Downloadable Presentations

Course Tutor

Aaron Finn (Msc Sport and Exercise Nutrition)

Course Content

  • Nutritional requirements for a healthy diet,
  • The effect of diet on health and the importance of hydration. 
  • Sources functions and used of macro and micro nutrients
  • Dietary sources of macro and micro nutrients
  • Physiological functions of macro and micro nutrients
  • Hydration, dietary requirements and food choices of individuals throughout life
  • Components of energy consumption and expenditure
  • Energy, hydration and nutrient requirements at different lifetime stages
  • Factors that affect nutrient requirements in relation to social, cultural, religious and ethnic groups
  • Legislation as it relates to labelling and advertising of food
  • Food labelling requirements
  • Legal requirements in relation to health claims and nutrition claims
  • Relationship between diet and disease
  • Possible dietary influences for different groups
  • Assessing requirements for different sports
  • Developing optimal hydration guidelines
  • Carbohydrate periodisation
  • The relationship between nutrition and physical activity
  • Identify energy expenditure and nutrient use for different physical activity
  • How to estimate energy requirements based on physical activity levels and other factors
  • Develop a nutritional strategy for participants to improve performance
  • Evaluate the use of performance enhancing products and sports drinks in nutritional planning for participants in sports and physical activity
  • Behaviour change coaching
  • Nutrition for gut health 
  • Meal planning
  • Nutrition for Fat loss
  • Nutrition for muscle gain

You can complete 100% of the course via our online platform. You will have phone/zoom support from the course Tutor, Aaron throughout the course.

There are no exams. This course is assessed via assignments submitted via our online portal.

FAQ's

No previous qualifications required

You will have the option to add an additional module at a later date to add a specialisation in Sport Nutrition which will provide an additional Level 4 Certificate. This will be released this summer and you would only need to pay for an additional module (cost TBC)

You can pay upfront via our website or via low monthly payments through our finance partner, Humm. Apply for payment plans by adding a course to your cart and select ‘Humm’ at checkout. You can also contact us to request a payment plan application

This is a Level 5 Qualification on the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) and Level 4 OFQUAL Regulated qualification accredited by R.S.P.H. You will receive a ‘Level 4 Certificate in Nutrition for Sport and Physical Activity’ which is Level 5 on the EQF

Course Fee

750.00