Advanced Level 4 Certificate in Nutrition for Sport & Exercise Course

Advanced Level 4 Nutrition Course

OriGym has partnered with the RSPH (Royal Society of Public Health) to create the Level 4 Award in Nutrition for sport. Fully accredited by the REPs (Register of Exercise Professionals) and the AFN (Association for Nutrition), this nutrition course will expand your knowledge of weight management, healthy diet plans and how to write effective goal orientated nutrition plans for specific exercise and sporting goals.

After completion of the OriGym's online nutrition course, graduates can enrol with the RSPH register and utilise MRSPH after their name when communicating with prospective clients.

Business support post course is free, including free business resources, useful articles and marketing training to help facilitate you running your own nutritional advice or weight management clinic. 

Find out more about the Level 4 nutrition qualification by making an enquiry or downloading our latest prospectus.

Accredited by the Association for Nutrition

Qualification through The Royal Society of Public Health

REPs Accredited Nutrition Course

Award Nominated Learning Platform

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Course Content

Macro's & Micros

  • Understand the sources, functions and uses of macro and micronutrients and to explain their physiological functions.
  • Components of energy consumption and expenditure
  • Energy, hydration and nutrient requirements at different life stages
  • The relationship between diet and disease

Understand Nutrition Legislation:

  • Assess how food labels conform to legislative requirements
  • Outline the legal requirements in relation to health claims and nutrition claims

Understand the relationship between nutrition and physical activity:

  • Identify energy expenditure and nutrient use for different physical activities
  • Explain how to estimate energy requirements based on physical activity levels and other relevant factors
  • Develop a nutritional strategy for participants to improve performance
  • Evaluate the use of performance-enhancing products and sports drinks in nutritional planning for participants in sports and physical activity
  • How to advise participants in physical activities on nutritional strategies (and menus) to improve performance

Nutrition Course Business Support:

  • Free Marketing Resources and articles
  • Free Business consultation post course completion
  • How to set-up a nutrition business or clinic
  • Free Sales Training and Guides

Online Nutrition Course Covers:

  • Sport and exercise nutrition for athletes
  • Nutrition for the elderly and special populations
  • Meal Prep and planning
  • Obesity prevention in children
  • Nutrition for pregnant and breastfeeding women
  • Vegetarian and Vegan diets

There are no educational prerequisites to enrol onto the online nutrition course. You must be a minimum of 16 years or older.

OriGym's nutrition course is regulated by Ofqual and is accredited by the following bodies:

  • RSPH (Royal Society for Public Health)
  • AFN (Association for Nutrition)
  • REPs (Register of Exercise Professionals)

With OriGym's online nutrition course, you can start learning the same day you enrol and start working towards becoming a certified nutrition advisor.

Learn at a time and pace that suits your individual circumstances and lifestyle.

Learning Resources

You will learn via OriGym's award-nominated e-learning platform, which is jam-packed with useful resources, such as:

  • Online Lectures
  • Videos
  • Interactive Manuals
  • Webinars
  • Fully Interactive E-learning


OriGym has built its reputation on having the best possible support to our student's that can't be found anywhere else in this industry:

  • 7 day per week distance tutoring Support (both phone and email)
  • Degree Qualified tutors, personal trainers and nutritionists, no other company can say this.
  • Fastest marking, certifying and response times in this sector - Guaranteed

To gain your Level 4 Nutrition qualification you will need to demonstrate the learning outcomes set by Ofqual and RSPH, which includes:

  • Submitting a case study of work - Pass Required
  • Completing the online nutrition course assignments for both units - Pass Required
  • Online nutrition exam – 90% Pass rate required

What our students say about the Advanced Level 4 Certificate in Nutrition for Sport & Exercise Course


Best course I’ve ever been on! 

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