Over recent years, the field of nutrition has ultimately grown in importance, with a substantial rise in career related opportunities.  The role of a sports nutritionist is ultimately to teach and advise, so an individual can make the right life-long choices. With teaching comes training and there are an array of available study options in nutrition.

The online nutrition course offered by Portobello Institute has been designed to provide learners with a sound knowledge of nutrition and is ideal for anyone who has a keen interest in this area. The course is aimed at those wishing to coach and inspire individuals and groups towards long term diet and lifestyle changes for overall improved health and well-being. It is also designed for those who want to improve their knowledge to benefit their own health and that of their families and friends.

Course content is very relevant and includes the main system in the human body together with the principles of nutrition. Students will discover the beneficial impact of different nutrients and foods on the body. The course underpins the knowledge and skills to develop meal and lifestyle plans to help promote optimum health and to work long term with clients with multiple needs to embed necessary changes.

Course Benefits:

Full tutor support for course duration
Gain a sound knowledge of nutrition through relevant content
Learn how to get the most out of food
Gain a very solid foundation for further study
Continuous assessment providing ongoing feedback and motivation

The course is delivered through distance learning, giving learners the opportunity to study while they work or attend to other commitments. Everything is central, to hand and online - tutor support, assessments, online library facilities and notes.

At Portobello Institute we believe that supporting student learning is a key element to the success of any distance learning programme. We care about success, we want students to achieve their best and so students have the support of an online tutor for the duration of the course.

This course also compliments other qualifications in the area of health and fitness giving professionals a qualification to provide nutritional advice to their clients.  Do you have a keen interest in diet and nutrition with a desire to be a good source of nutritional information? If so speak to our academic advisor Shane Ferris today on 01 8920011 or email shane.ferris@portobelloinstitute.ie