Australian Institute of Personal Trainers

Diploma of Nutrition

10967NATAustralian Institute of Personal Trainers (RTO 32363)
Duration
Up to 12 monthsself-paced
Study mode
Online
Next start date
Anytime

Why study this course

  • Develop skills and knowledge that will prepare you for a range of nutrition advisory roles including Nutrition Advisor or Nutrition Coach
  • Learn to promote healthy eating, work with clients from diverse backgrounds, and educate individuals on effective nutrition in accordance with the Australian Dietary Guidelines
  • Gain practical, real-world experience by completing 30 sessions in a health or fitness workplace

Recognition

This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualifications Framework

Entry requirements

For entry into this course students must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Year 12, OR Certificate IV or higher, OR 2 years of relevant industry experience; AND
  • Minimum 18 years old (if under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed a parent or guardian); AND
  • Permanent Australian Resident or equivalent

Computer requirements

In order to complete the online part of the course you will need regular access to the following:

  • 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 will be significantly slower and is not recommended)
  • Windows: Operating system – Windows 8 or above
  • 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)

First Aid Certificate

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who hold a current first aid and CPR certificate and have been recognised as competent through a recognised training program or recognition process against the following units of competency. This qualification needs to be completed through an external third party, and the cost of this external training is not included in any of your course fees. The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers has an agreement in place with Red Cross Australia (RTO 3605) which provides First aid Training to AIPT students at a reduced price. Red Cross Australia is an independent third party training provider. This is an additional service offered by AIPT; however, students are able to source their own training provider to suit their needs.

Working with Children Check

In order to complete your Work Placement, you may be required to hold a current 'Working with Children Check Clearance' issued by the relevant Responsible Authority in the State or Territory in which you will undertake this course. Please see the Student Handbook for more information.

Special conditions for this course

As part of this course, you must complete 30 practical placement sessions in a health or fitness workplace under the supervision of either a registered and practicing Dietitian or Nutritionist, someone who holds a Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Bachelor of Nutrition and/or Dietetics, or a qualified Personal Trainer who holds relevant qualifications and has experience in nutrition.

Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered entirely online, so you can:

  • Study from anywhere and choose when you want to fit study into your week
  • Access all study materials, assessments, and student support services
  • Achieve the same qualification as someone studying in a classroom

Find out more about online courses and the benefits of studying online.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn to:

  • Recognise healthy body systems
  • Interpret and use information about nutrition and diet
  • Confirm physical health status
  • Engage with health professionals and the health system
  • Educate clients in the fundamental principles of nutrition
  • Provide specialised nutrition advice for weight management
  • Provide tailored nutritional advice for exercise and sport
  • Support the nutritional requirements of specific populations

Enquire with Australian Institute of Personal Trainers or visit their website to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with Australian Institute of Personal Trainers or visit their website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Australian Institute of Personal Trainers can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

As part of this course, you must complete 30 practical placement sessions in a health or fitness workplace under the supervision of either a registered and practicing Dietitian or Nutritionist, someone who holds a Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Bachelor of Nutrition and/or Dietetics, or a qualified Personal Trainer who holds relevant qualifications and has experience in nutrition.


Enquire with Australian Institute of Personal Trainers or visit their website to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

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Support and delivery

Specialists in the AIPT Support Team provide support over the phone if needed. 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. Your personalised Learning Management System will help you with 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.

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  • Course price
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