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Diploma of Nutrition (Non-Clinical Advisor)

10136NAT

  • Take your passion for health to the next level with a Diploma of Nutrition (Non-Clinical Advisor) (10136NAT)
  • Developed by accredited nutritional experts – gain up-to-date, scientifically-backed knowledge
  • Start anytime & gain a qualification in 1 year

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At a glance

Study mode

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Online

Provider

Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (RTO 32363)
Career Opportunities
  • Nutritional Advisor (Non-Clinical)
Recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
Meets membership requirements for Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine.

Prerequisites

Over 18 years of age & Year 12 or equivalent
If you pay using VET FEE-HELP you need to provide a Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy test.

Location

Online

Work placement

30 hours in total

Course length
Self-paced: (e.g. 10 hrs a week = finish in 6 months, 5 hrs a week = finish in 1 year). Complete within 1 year.
Study mode

Online


Online

Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.

Blended

Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.

In-class

Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.

Assessment
Quizzes, assignments & practical placement
Start date

Start anytime.

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Provider
Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (RTO 32363)

Australian Institute of Personal Trainers specialises in hands-on fitness education delivered by industry professionals.

When you study with Australian Institute of Personal Trainers, you’ll have access to:

  • Flexible delivery options – fit study into your schedule
  • Practical experience in a real gym
  • Dedicated support from fitness and education specialists

You can study online and complete your practical training in a gym near you, or fast-track your studies with face-to-face delivery at one of Australian Institute of Personal Trainers' campuses around Australia.

Australian Institute of Personal Trainers Pty Ltd (RTO 32363) trading as Australian Institute of Personal Trainers.

Payment options

Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

Payment plan

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Price
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Prerequisites

  • Over 18 years of age, AND
  • Year 12 or equivalent

If you pay for the course using a VET FEE-HELP government loan, you need to:

  • provide a Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (from an Australian agency), OR
  • successfully complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test.

What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Providing effective health and nutrition advice to the public and individual clients
  • Promoting the importance of healthy eating in the community
  • Pre-screening clients
  • Identifying and evaluating risks
  • Referring clients to medical and allied health professionals
  • Working with specific populations

Practical experience

You will gain hands-on experience through 30 hours of supervised practical placement in an approved healthcare environment. 

You will need to arrange your own placement and must hold a current Working with Children Check.

Course structure

13 units

Units

  1. BSBCUS401 - Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to advise, evaluate and carry out customer service strategies.

  2. BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities & professional development


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create systems and process to organise information and prioritise tasks.

  3. BSBLED502 - Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage programs with a health and wellbeing focus. The unit addresses management of the range of programs that would typically be associated with health and wellbeing, such as stress management, smoking cessation, exercise and Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs).

  4. HLTAID003 - Provide first aid*


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

    *Learners are required to obtain this competency through another provider, as part of this qualification.

  5. HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health & safety


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure both their own health and safety, and that of others. The unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

  6. HLTINF001 - Comply with infection prevention & control policies & procedures


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks.

  7. CHCCOM005 - Communicate & work in health & community services


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, management and other industry providers. This unit applies to a range of health and community service contexts where workers may communicate face-to-face, in writing or using digital media, and work with limited responsibility under direct or indirect supervision.

  8. HLTAAP002 - Confirm physical health status


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to obtain and interpret information about a client’s health status and to check a client’s physical health. It requires a detailed knowledge of anatomy and physiology.

  9. CHCPRP005 - Engage with health professionals & the health system


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work within the health care system and engage effectively with other health professionals, including writing referral reports.

  10. CHCLEG003 - Manage legal & ethical compliance


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research information about compliance and ethical practice responsibilities, before developing and monitoring policies and procedures to meet those responsibilities.

  11. NUTFPN501A - Educate clients in the fundamental principles of nutrition


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to educate and inform clients on food principles and nutrition science. The unit covers approaches to inform clients and customers on products, services and self-care practices in relation to fundamental principles of diet and nutrition.

  12. NUTNWM502A - Provide specialised nutrition advice for weight management


    This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide weight management nutrition advice. The unit covers the application of body composition assessment techniques and the detailing of nutritional approaches for weight gain or loss for clients. Supporting weight management clients is to be achieved by providing relevant nutritional advice, in collaboration with medical and allied health professionals.

  13. NUTNES503A - Provide tailored nutritional advice for exercise & sport


    This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide specific nutrition and supplement advice to physically active individuals, athletes and sports people. This includes providing advice on effective foods and compliant products for persons participating in sports and exercise activities, with variances for individual training, competition and recovery needs.

  14. NUTNSP504A - Support the nutritional requirements of specific populations


    This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to advise on the specialised nutritional requirements of clients from various age groups or with diet-related diseases. This involves identifying clients from specific populations, adhering to scope of practice for nutritional advisors and effectively referring when required. Supporting clients from specific populations is to be achieved by providing relevant nutritional advice in collaboration with medical and allied health professionals.

* First aid requirement:
This course requires you to complete a first aid course. You will need to organise to complete this training through an RTO such as St Johns Ambulance or Australian Red Cross.

Support and delivery

Study online at your own pace

  • Access course materials online.
  • Freedom to study when and where it suits you.
  • Learn by watching videos, reading and doing online activities.
  • Complement your online learning with 30 hours of practical experience.

Support

  • Technical Advisors and Specialists provide one-on-one coaching sessions over the phone or Skype. They’re industry experts who will support you to complete each unit of the course. You can contact them 8am–6:30pm on weekdays.
  • Australian Institute of Personal Trainers have a Support Plan for each student, which ensures you’re contacted regularly and progressing through the course.
  • The team of Student Support Officers are dedicated to helping you graduate and will help you find a solution to any hurdles you’re facing.
  • You will receive a Study Plan that shows how long each unit will take to complete – a great tool to help you stay on track and plan your breaks from study.

Recognition

Once enrolled you will have free access to member only information and resources with the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ALSM).

After graduation, you'll be eligible for membership of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine.

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. Study now pay later – VET FEE-HELP

If you are eligible, you can pay for this course through the Australian Government’s VET FEE-HELP loan scheme.

This means you don’t need to pay upfront for the course if you:

2. Payment plan

You can pay for this course gradually by paying a deposit and making weekly or fortnightly payments as you study.

The duration of your payment plan will depend on your course delivery mode, and you will need to pay the full amount by the time you finish the course.

To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

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