Level 4 Sports Nutrition Course

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LEVEL 4 SPORTS NUTRITION COURSE FROM £999

Developed by OriGym’s in-house experts, our online Sports Nutrition courses are designed to expand your knowledge and provide an understanding of how nutrition impacts health and weight management.

On completion of this qualification, you’ll be in a position to offer advice and guidance to a range of clients. You’ll also be equipped with the skills needed to fulfil exciting roles, such as writing meal plans.

This is a 100% online nutrition course, allowing you to study around work, family, or any other commitments. There are no fixed start dates or deadlines, so you’re free to study at your own pace.

Our expert tutors are here to support you throughout your nutrition training. They’re available 7 days a week, ensuring that we’re able to accommodate you no matter your schedule.

Enquire now or download our free course prospectus to learn more!

Whether you want to pursue an exciting new career or expand your existing knowledge of health and nutrition, studying one of our accredited nutrition courses online opens doors to endless opportunities.

This qualification will equip you with the knowledge and understanding needed to create meals plans that cater to different health and fitness goals.

From professional athletes to members of the general public, you’ll be able to work with a variety of different clients, each with their own individual preferences and requirements.

  • Course Length: As our nutrition courses are delivered online via our interactive e-learning platform, students can study at their own pace with no set deadlines. This means that exactly how long it takes to get qualified varies from student to student. On average, students take around 12 weeks.
  • Entry Requirements: There are no prerequisites for our online nutrition courses, however, you must be at least 16 years old to enrol.
  • Accreditations: Our Level 4 Nutrition course is regulated by Ofqual and accredited by leading awarding body, Focus Awards.
  • Cost: This nutrition qualification costs £999. This includes unlimited exam resits and all other administrative costs.
  • Offer & Payment Options: As with all of our courses, you can spread the cost by setting up a flexible payment plan. Our payment plans are available at 0% interest and we won’t ask for a guarantor.
  • What You’ll Qualify With: Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Nutrition for Weight Management and Athletic Performance.

Whether you want to work with the average gym-goer, professional athletes, or sedentary office workers, our nutrition course will fully prepare you to take on and support many different kinds of clients.

OriGym’s Level 4 Nutrition course has been specifically created to ensure that you qualify with the skills needed to adapt your advice to the unique needs of individuals, ensuring that you can confidently offer the highest standard of service possible.

You’ll gain a wealth of knowledge around health and nutrition, ensuring that you can go on to have a lucrative and successful career in the industry.

Some specific topics you’ll cover on our UK nutrition course include:

Macros and Micros

This module will provide you with an understanding of macro and micronutrients along with their sources, uses, and physiological functions. You’ll explore the components of energy consumption and expenditure, knowledge that you can use to help clients with goals such as weight loss or improved performance.

You’ll also learn about the levels of energy, hydration, and nutrition required at different stages of life and gain knowledge of the relationship between diet and disease.

Understanding Nutritional Legislation

Within this popular module on our qualification in nutrition, you’ll learn about the legal requirements involved in making health and nutrition claims as a fitness professional. You’ll also learn about the legislative requirements for specific food labels and what that might mean for clients.

Understanding the Relationship Between Nutrition and Physical Activity

You’ll learn how to identify the amount of energy used for different physical activities and the nutrients needed to support them. With this knowledge, you’ll be able to adjust energy requirements as fitness regimes and physical activity develop, and know how to develop a nutrition plan and strategy for clients to boost their athletic performance.

On completion of this Ofqual-regulated online nutrition course, you’ll have knowledge of performance-enhancing products and sports drinks in the context of nutritional planning to support certain sports and fitness activities. As an outcome of this module, you’ll know how to deliver this information in the form of bespoke advice and plans for clients.

Specialist Populations & Common Diets

Throughout our online sports nutrition courses, we discuss meal planning and preparation in the context of a range of clients, such as nutrition for the elderly, those who are pregnant or breastfeeding, and other specialist populations.

You’ll specifically learn about popular dietary preferences and requirements, such as vegetarian and vegan diets, and cover other interesting topics such as preventing obesity in children and young people.

To achieve your qualification in nutrition, you will be required to complete a combination of online exams and coursework assignments.

Completing your level 4 nutrition course online means you can complete your assessments whenever you like, from any location. You’ll complete all assessments via our interactive e-learning platform, the “Student Zone”.

Course Assessments

You will be required to pass and complete the following assessments:

  • Submit a case study of work – Pass required
  • Complete online nutrition course assignments for both units – Pass required
  • Online nutrition exam – 90% Pass rate required

All students receive unlimited free resits and resubmissions for all exams, assessments, and coursework. This means there is absolutely no pressure to pass the first time around!

Should you need any support or feedback on your assessments, our experienced team of tutors will be on hand to help. With their expert support, you can be confident that the assessment process will be stress-free!

Our Level 4 Nutrition course is delivered online via our award-nominated e-learning platform, the “Student Zone”. This custom-built platform is made up of a range of resources including video guides, online lectures, quizzes and interactive materials.

By offering our nutrition courses online, we’re able to guarantee that this qualification is completely flexible. As a student on this 5 star rated course, you’ll be in full control of when and where you study.

Whether you only have a few spare hours a week or want to dedicate a bigger chunk of your free time to your Nutrition training, you’re able to set your own schedule and work through the course content at your own pace.

Unlike many Nutritionist courses in the uk, this qualification does not have any fixed start dates or deadlines. Once you complete the enrollment process, you can get access to our online learning platform and start learning! You’ll even be able to complete any exams and assessments online, meaning there are absolutely no deadlines!

Studying online doesn’t mean that you won’t receive tutor support. In fact, you’ll have unlimited access to our highly-experienced and qualified team of tutors and assessors, who are here 7 days a week.

Our tutor availability ensures you’ll be able to get instant answers to your questions, even if you prefer to study on weekends or weekday evenings. You can reach a tutor by phone, email, or live chat – whichever you prefer!

Completing any Nutritionist course opens up a range of career opportunities in the health and fitness industry. Specifically, our online nutrition courses in the uk prepare you for a successful career fulfilling a range of roles such as providing nutritional advice and creating bespoke meal plans for clients.

Many of our students go on to combine their nutrition services with personal training, an extremely lucrative career that allows you to offer the full package in terms of helping clients to achieve health and fitness related goals.

Whatever direction you take, our dedicated post-course support team will be on hand to help you turn your aspirations into your actual career!

Careers Support

Graduates of all of our health and nutrition courses receive continued support from our dedicated team of career experts. Just some of the services that you’ll have unlimited access to include:

  • Free business and marketing course
  • CV clinic including a review and feedback
  • CV distribution to our national partners
  • 1-1 interview preparation including mock interviews
  • Exclusive alumni brand discounts to help set up your own business

Progression Routes

One of the most popular and lucrative progression routes for those who complete a Nutritionist course in the UK is to complete a diploma in Personal Training. This will allow you to create a full health and fitness progress for your clients, which will potentially double your regular income whilst adding to your value as a professional!

You can also specialise in certain health conditions and demographics by completing our Level 3 Exercise Referral course.

Already set on combining one of the above with your nutrition services? We offer a range of packages that combine our fitness and nutrition courses at a discounted rate. Enquire now for more information about our course packages.

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Packages with Level 4 Sports Nutrition Course

  • Nutrition Bundle

    • Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Nutrition
    • Hydration for Sport CPD
    • Business & Marketing CPD

    Was £999

    Now £850

    0% Interest Free Payment Plans

  • PT Essentials

    • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
    • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
    • Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Nutrition
    • 10 CPD Courses

    Was £2697

    Now £1999

    0% Interest Free Payment Plans

  • Expert Trainer Package

    • Level 3 Certificate in Exercise Referral
    • Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Nutrition
    • Level 4 Certificate in Obesity & Weight Management
    • Level 4 Certificate in Diabetes Control
    • 10 CPD Courses

    Was £3096

    Now £1999

    0% Interest Free Payment Plans

Nutrition Bundle

  • Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Nutrition
  • Hydration for Sport CPD
  • Business & Marketing CPD

Was £999

Now £850

0% Interest Free Payment Plans

PT Essentials

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
  • Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Nutrition
  • 10 CPD Courses

Was £2697

Now £1999

0% Interest Free Payment Plans

Expert Trainer Package

  • Level 3 Certificate in Exercise Referral
  • Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Nutrition
  • Level 4 Certificate in Obesity & Weight Management
  • Level 4 Certificate in Diabetes Control
  • 10 CPD Courses

Was £3096

Now £1999

0% Interest Free Payment Plans

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I Receive My Level 4 Sports Nutrition Certificate When I Finish My Course?2024-05-30T08:50:39+01:00

Your Level 4 Sports Nutrition certificate will be requested once your course has been paid in full. Focus Awards typically take 6-8 weeks to complete this process. But don’t worry, we’ll provide an internal certificate in the meantime which you can use for your job hunt.

If you’re on a payment plan when you finish your course, your certificate will be sent once the balance has been cleared.

Are There Any Prerequisites for Your Online Sports Nutrition Courses?2024-05-30T08:51:21+01:00

No, there are no qualification prerequisites to study Nutrition at Level 4 with OriGym. However, students must be aged 16+ in order to enrol.

What Can I Expect to Learn From An Online Nutritionist Course?2024-05-30T08:56:58+01:00

Our Level 4 Nutrition qualification covers all of the essential knowledge required for students to achieve excellence in their field. Specifically, modules will cover topics such as:

  • Meal prep & planning
  • Macros and micros
  • Nutrition legislation
  • The relationship between nutrition, exercise & health

Through this study you will gain vital vocational knowledge and hone applicable practical skills.

What Career Opportunities Do Courses in Nutrition Offer in the UK?2024-05-30T09:00:43+01:00

Studying our advanced sports nutrition courses online opens up many professional opportunities. This extends to contracted roles as well as the possibility to become self-employed and start your own business.

On completion of our course, you’ll be able to work with individuals seeking nutritional advice. Specifically, you can offer nutrition coaching as well as designing meal plans tailored to your clients’ specific goals

You will also be equipped to work with anyone from professional athletes to regular gym-goers. This includes specialist populations such as children, the elderly, and people with physical disabilities.

Is There a Difference Between Dietician and Nutrition Courses in the UK?2024-05-30T09:13:36+01:00

Yes, the two courses are different. A Level 4 Sports Nutrition course will equip you to design meal plans and give nutritional advice to a range of clients. However, only a Registered Dietician can prescribe a diet plan in a medical capacity.

This is because ‘Dietician’ is a legally protected title and refers to people who hold an advanced degree.

What Kind of Clients Does This Online Nutritionist Course Qualify Me to Work With?2024-05-30T09:24:51+01:00

Whether you specifically want to offer nutrition services online or in-person you’ll be free to choose a demographic that suits your interests.

Whoever you choose to work with, you can be confident that your qualification has fully prepared you to provide tailored advice to individuals with a variety of general health and fitness goals.

Does Your Level 4 Nutrition Course Cover How to Write Meal Plans for Clients?2024-05-30T09:26:18+01:00

Yes, our online nutrition courses will provide you with the knowledge needed to write meal plans. You’ll even learn how to adapt your plans to cater to clients and their unique goals, requirements, and preferences.

What Job Title Can I Use Once I Complete the Level 4 Nutrition Online Course?2024-05-30T09:27:19+01:00

Most students who complete our Nutritionist course online go on to start their own businesses. Typically, they’ll advertise themselves as a ‘Nutrition Coach’ or ‘Nutrition Advisor’.

The job title ‘Nutritionist’ is not a protected term and so there are multiple titles that you can use to promote your services once qualified.

How Long Does it Take to Complete Your Level 4 Certificate in Nutrition?2024-05-30T09:28:32+01:00

Exactly how long it takes to complete this course depends on a number of factors. This includes how much time you can dedicate to studying per week, and whether you have any prior understanding of the topics.

On average, it takes our students 12 weeks to complete their online nutrition courses.

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Level 4 Sports Nutrition Course Testimonials

  • Lucy Chapman

    Lucy Chapman

    OriGym Level 4 Nutrition Student

    “My experience with OriGym has been fab!! I am doing my Level 4 Nutrition course and it’s super easy to use, assessments get marked super quick and all round an amazing company to build on your knowledge with. Could not recommend them enough!”

  • Sianna Lunn

    Sianna Lunn

    OriGym Level 4 Student

    “I chose a package of 4 courses to advance my knowledge within a career in the back pain industry. The packages were flexible and it was easy to build the courses to suit my own requirements. I found the response time with online chats to be almost instant and always very helpful. I love having a dashboard so I can quickly see my progress and ‘tick off’ each module section. Practical assessments are organised and professional with friendly staff. It’s been a really easy way to return to learning and the flexibility of the course suits a busy lifestyle and full time work”.

  • Dafydd James

    Dafydd James

    Former British & Irish Lions Rugby Player

    “After researching online and looking at various courses, I was happy to choose a recognised Nutrition qualification which is what OriGym offers. It was important for me to see a lot of positive reviews, as well as the course content looked thorough and in depth. I chose this course to add another dimension and skillset to my business. If I can utilise the framework provided by OriGym, I will be able to develop a successful business and educate anyone from the general public to professional athletes.”

Lucy Chapman

Lucy Chapman

OriGym Level 4 Nutrition Student

“My experience with OriGym has been fab!! I am doing my Level 4 Nutrition course and it’s super easy to use, assessments get marked super quick and all round an amazing company to build on your knowledge with. Could not recommend them enough!”

Sianna Lunn

Sianna Lunn

OriGym Level 4 Student

“I chose a package of 4 courses to advance my knowledge within a career in the back pain industry. The packages were flexible and it was easy to build the courses to suit my own requirements. I found the response time with online chats to be almost instant and always very helpful. I love having a dashboard so I can quickly see my progress and ‘tick off’ each module section. Practical assessments are organised and professional with friendly staff. It’s been a really easy way to return to learning and the flexibility of the course suits a busy lifestyle and full time work”.

Dafydd James

Dafydd James

Former British & Irish Lions Rugby Player

“After researching online and looking at various courses, I was happy to choose a recognised Nutrition qualification which is what OriGym offers. It was important for me to see a lot of positive reviews, as well as the course content looked thorough and in depth. I chose this course to add another dimension and skillset to my business. If I can utilise the framework provided by OriGym, I will be able to develop a successful business and educate anyone from the general public to professional athletes.”

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