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Advanced Health & Nutrition

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

This is the perfect start to a better you. Co-created with industry experts, Ulleo’s Advanced Health & Nutrition short course empowers learners to make informed decisions for themselves and others. Whether you are looking to kickstart your career o...

Study Method Online, Virtual
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Health Professional +5
Ulleo -  Course

Diploma of Nutrition 10967NAT

The 10967NAT Diploma of Nutrition prepares you with the skills and experience to take on a variety of nutrition advisory roles across multiple environments and settings.

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Nutrition advisor +1
Australian Institute of Personal Trainers -  Course
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Food & Diet Foundations

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

This is the perfect start to a better you. Co-created with nutrition industry experts, Ulleo’s Food & Diet Foundations short course paves the way for a transformative personal health journey. Learn about the essential nutrients and how they affect...

Study Method Online, Virtual
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Health Professional +5
Ulleo -  Course

Personal Trainer – Nutrition Specialist SIS30315, SIS40215

Designed in collaboration between Clean Health and Dr Layne Norton, the Clean Health Personal Trainer Nutrition Specialist program (PTNS) is the most comprehensive initial qualification available, to combine both nutrition and training. Once you have p...

Study Method Blended, Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Personal Trainer +7
Clean Health Fitness Institute -  Course
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Master Personal Trainer & Nutrition Specialist SIS30315, SIS40215

The Clean Health Master Personal Trainer Program™ (CHMPT ™) is the most advanced personal training qualification in the world today. With 10 courses in total, CHMPT ™includes 2 nationally recognized qualifications and 8 industry-leading certifications...

Study Method Blended, Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Personal Trainer +7
Clean Health Fitness Institute -  Course
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Sports Nutrition Certificate

Always dreamed of knowing how to get the best results from your training sessions or working in the Health and Fitness industry? This course is perfect if you are wanting to gain the skills and knowledge to apply dietary interventions to help you or yo...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Enrolled Nurse +2
Learning Online -  Course

Personal Trainer – Strength Specialist SIS30315, SIS40215

Designed in collaboration between Clean Health and Sebastian Oreb, the Clean Health Personal Trainer Strength Specialist program (PTSS) is the most comprehensive initial qualification available to combine cutting edge strength and conditioning educatio...

Study Method Blended, Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Personal Trainer +7
Clean Health Fitness Institute -  Course
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Nutritional Counselling Advanced Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

The global health industry is gigantic. More and more people are seeking help to find more balance in their lives and guidance to greater wellbeing. This provides abundant opportunities for developing a successful business that changes people’s l...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Nutritional counsellor +7
Health Academy Australia -  Course
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Certificate III and Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics) HLT33015, HLT43015

Prepare for a prosperous future in allied health with a nationally recognised qualification. The Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance and Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics) will provide you with hands-on experie...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Allied health assistant +1
Foundation Education -  Course
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Natural Health (Nutrition) and Business Certificate

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Do you have a passion for nutrition and want to learn how to improve your health? Does the science behind health and nutrition excite you? Do you want to help others plan their diet and food plans? Then this course is for you. This foundation course ai...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Fitness professionals +4
Careerhouse -  Course

Certificate IV in Weight Management 10859NAT

It is time! Time to make a change – for the thousands, if not millions of people who want to improve their fitness, wellness and vitality and become a healthier version of themselves. Imagine being able to make that happen… Conquering the battle to man...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Weight Loss Consultant +4
Onfit Training College -  Course

Undergraduate Certificate in Building Health Through Nutrition

This course is eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place. The Undergraduate Certificate in Building Health Through Nutrition allows students to obtain a comprehensive understanding of human nutrition and introduces students to food-based science, inc...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Enrolled Nurse +1
Endeavour College of Natural Health -  Course
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Diploma of Weight Management 10698NAT

The Weight Management industry plays a critical role in providing holistic and client-specific solutions, to enable individuals to manage their weight. This course is designed for individuals who wish to develop the skills, knowledge and experience in...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes An Advanced Weight Managemen... +2
Onfit Training College -  Course

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics Specialisation) HLT43015

The Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics Specialisation) is a nationally recognised training qualification which teaches you how to implement health care program activities, confirm a patient’s physical health status, int...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Allied Heath Assistant +1
Foundation Education -  Course
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Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine)

Clinical nutritionists integrate traditional food wisdom and current scientific evidence to motivate individuals and communities to eat well and live healthier lives. The Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine) is supported by a...

Study Method Blended
Location Adelaide South Australia +5
Job Outcomes Clinical Nutritionist corpor... +1
Endeavour College of Natural Health -  Course
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Nutrition Courses

Interested in learning about the role of food in health? Have you thought about a career in healthcare? A nutrition course might be just the education pathway you’ve been looking for to start a career in Australia‘s allied health industry.

Nutrition is the study of food and nutrition and its impact on human physiology. As the Australian public has become more invested in their long term health and wellness, the demand for more knowledge and more guidance has grown. Many Australians turn to nutritionists, dieticians or naturopaths for this guidance. These roles, however, are not the only career opportunities available to you in this industry. There are multiple areas in the industry that you can choose to explore after completing a nutrition course

Career outcomes in the nutrition industry

A career in nutrition has the potential to be highly rewarding as you see an improvement in the health of your patients and a growth in their knowledge of living a healthy lifestyle.

There are a range of career outcomes in the field of nutrition including:

  • Nutritionist
  • Nutrition coach
  • Dietitian
  • Dietician assistant
  • Nutritional products retailer
  • Allied health assistant
  • Sports nutritionist assistant
  • Health and nutritional consultant

Job Outlook for nutrition professionals

From obesity to chronic diseases and illnesses, Australians are suffering from a growing number of diet-related issues. Nutrition professionals teach their clients how food, nutrients and health science can be used for medicinal and therapeutic effects — to prevent illness, treat problems and help people maintain healthy lives.

According to Job Outlook: 

  • Employment for nutrition professionals is expected to rise by 9% by 2024
  • A large majority of nutrition professionals work in the healthcare and social assistance industry.
  • Nutrition professionals are needed all over Australia. Many job opportunities reside in the states of NSW, QLD and Victoria. 
  • The average salary of a nutritionist is $84,956.
  • Current professionals are split 5-/50 between full-time and part-time work. 

Types of nutrition courses

If you are considering embarking on a career in the field of nutrition it is important to choose a course by a higher education provider that will qualify you to one day apply for accreditation with a nationally recognised organisation such as the Nutrition Society of Australia or the Dietitians Association of Australia

Whether you prefer online study or in-person, there are courses that can lead to roles as an assistant to a qualified nutritionist or dietitian in private, public or community health environments. Those who wish to work as a fully qualified nutrition professional can alternatively complete an Advanced Diplomas or Bachelor of Nutrition Science.

For those who enjoy the biochemistry behind the industry and really want to immerse themselves in the science, a master of dietetics is possible. To be eligible for this qualification you must first successfully complete a related bachelor degree

Certificate IV

Delivered as an online course with a face-to-face work experience requirement, a Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance ‘Nutrition & Dietetics Stream’ will lead you into a career as an allied health assistant in nutrition or dietetics. The course will focus on providing you with the foundation knowledge in nutrition principles required to succeed in the industry. A specialised certification in sports nutrition is also possible. Certificates and short courses in nutrition usually have no entry requirements

Diploma

Undertaking a Diploma of Nutrition Medicine will provide you with an in-depth understanding of all aspects of nutritional medicine. You will learn about diet, supplements, natural vitamins, minerals and amino acids and how these can be used to prevent illness and achieve optimal health. The two year course includes practical experience in a clinic or private practice, providing you invaluable real-life skills to get you ready to step into the workforce as a qualified practitioner.

Undergraduate course

A Bachelor of Health Science majoring in Nutritional Medicine will have you develop the required knowledge to practice as a qualified and accredited nutritionist or dietitian. The three year course includes practical experience in a clinic or private practice and has a range of study mode options. You will study food, nutrients and how the diet affects a person’s health and wellbeing. You will gain knowledge on advising clients about diet and prescribing nutritional supplements to assist in the treatment of various health conditions. From biological and social sciences to food packaging and public health, you will learn the required skills and knowledge to educate clients on how to achieve optimal health and wellness.

Is a nutrition course right for me?

Nutritional professionals focus on helping people through the power of food and nutrients. It’s both a scientific and social orientated industry that can lead you down some very interesting career opportunities.

A TAFE or college nutrition course is the best way to enter the industry feeling equipped and knowledgeable in your ability to help people. Enquire about one of our nutrition courses today to receive the course guide for more information.  

Ready to work with Australians on their health and wellness? Enrol in a nutrition course today!

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