SPORTS NUTRITION COURSE

Become an Expert in Nutrition for Weight Management and Athletic Performance

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5 Star Rated Online Nutrition Courses (UK)

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 specialist nutrition plans to help individuals reach specific goals. 

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 take as little or as long to work through your qualification. 

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 and you could be qualified in as little as 12 weeks!

Entry Requirements:

None

Course Type:

Online

Course Length:

12 weeks (Average)

Accreditations:

Focus Awards

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Available Packages

Deluxe Personal Trainer Package

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training
  • Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral
  • Level 4 Obesity & Weight Management
  • Level 4 Nutrition in Weight Management & Athletic Performance
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  • Suspension Training CPD
  • Medicine Ball Training CPD
  • Advanced Periodisation CPD
  • Postural Analysis CPD
  • Flexibility CPD
  • Business, Sales and Marketing CPD
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The Advanced Trainer Package

  • Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral
  • Level 4 Nutrition in Weight Management & Athletic Performance
  • Level 4 Obesity Control and Weight Management Course

Individual RRP:
£1,399.00
£2,597.00
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  • Advanced Training Systems CPD
  • Advanced Periodisation CPD
  • Medicine Ball Training CPD
  • Postural Analysis CPD
  • Body Weight Training CPD
  • Suspension Training CPD
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£1,399.00
£2,597.00
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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.

What You'll Learn

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.

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How You’ll Be Assessed

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!

Study Options

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!

Careers & Progression

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.

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

At OriGym, our Level 4 Nutrition qualification covers all of the essential knowledge required for students to achieve excellence in the nutrition field, covering themes including macros and micros, nutrition legislation, the relationship between nutrition, exercise, and health, meal prep and planning, obesity prevention and more.

Studying our advanced sports nutrition courses online opens up many doors including improved employment prospects and the opportunity to start your very own business. 

On completion of our course, you'll be able to work with individuals seeking nutritional advice. You’ll know how to plan and design meal plans tailored to general health and fitness goals, and be qualified to share nutritional advice. 

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

Yes - dietician is a legally protected title and as such people who use it need to have a specific kind of advanced degree and must be a member of a few different bodies.

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.

Our nutrition courses are awarded by Focus Awards and regulated by Ofqual, so you can rest assured that our training is of the highest standard in the industry. This regulation means all of our qualifications are fully recognised by employers and fitness industry professionals.

One of the best things about a level 4 nutrition course is that once qualified, you’ll be able to work in a range of settings and fulfil a variety of roles. You’ll be able to offer your services on a self-employed or freelance basis, or pursue an employed position. 

If you go on to complete a personal training diploma, you could also work in any gym or fitness centre, offering nutrition advice alongside PT services. 

Once you complete your level 4 nutrition course in the uk you’ll be able to work with a range of different kinds of people. Whether you specifically want to offer sports nutrition services online or would rather work with the more general public, 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. 

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

Most students who complete our Nutritionist course online go on to start their own businesses, advertising 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 advertise your services once qualified.

Exactly how long it takes to complete this course depends on a number of factors, including how much time you can dedicate to studying per week, and whether you have any prior understanding of the topics. It takes our students 12 weeks to complete our online nutrition courses (uk average).

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Interview Preparation

Once you qualify, our dedicated team will provide 1-1 support to help you prepare for job interviews.

Exclusive Alumni Benefits

Get discounts with leading nutrition brands on valuable products and services, such as insurance.

Business & Marketing Advice

Graduates of our online nutrition courses get free access to our business and marketing course!

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Testimonials

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Angel Howarth

Amazing Course & Career

After having a long-term passion for fitness and having built up her fitness Instagram page (@angfitpt) following to nearly 60k, Angel was getting messages constantly regarding her routines and workout posts. She decided to enrol onto OriGym's Personal Training Diploma and since has also started her Advanced Nutrition Qualification to offer her followers expert, qualified advice. 

Before I started the course, I was a lover of the gym, but unsure where I wanted to take my career. I was at university studying something I couldn’t see myself doing. That was until I found OriGym. I wanted to do the course so I could learn more about a passion of mine and eventually turn it into a career. I wanted the knowledge to turn my passion into my day to day life. I am now going to start working in a gym as a personal trainer, building my own business and hopefully continue to study around the subject too. I’m excited for what the future holds!

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Dafydd James

Former British & Irish Lions Rugby Player

In-Depth Course Content

Dafydd James was a Rugby player who played 48 times for Wales, scoring 15 tries and toured with the British & Irish Lions. He played for Sale Sharks, Harlequins and Cardiff Blues amongst other prestigious clubs, making over 300 club a during his professional career.

I want to advance myself, refresh existing knowledge and I'd like to develop a business utilising this Nutrition qualification that can help other people.


After researching online and looking at various courses, I was happy to choose a recognised qualification which is what OriGym offers. Additionally, it was important for me to see that there is a lot of positive feedback from reviews, as well as the course content looked thorough and in depth.


I chose this course as I'm looking to add another dimension and skillset to my business. If I can utilise the framework provided by OriGym, I will be able to develop business opportunities and educate anyone from the general public to professional athletes. Not only this, but I'm looking to personally develop and create a successful business using support from OriGym.

Lucy Chapman

Really enjoying my nutrition course!

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 enoughLucy Chapman

Sophie Longmire

Sophie Longmire

OriGym Student

Wonderful experience so far!

"It's been a really wonderful experience throughout with Origym. The courses are very informative with excellent teaching points - the tutors and assessors have been nothing shy of amazing and extremely helpful! Love it and fully recommend it to anyone looking for a fitness career!"

PAYMENT OPTIONS

We believe Nutritionist training in the UK should be accessible to all, which is why we offer quality courses at an affordable price.

Interest-Free Finance

Spread the cost of your nutrition qualification by setting up a 0% interest payment plan!

No Guarantor Required

We won’t ask for a guarantor, ensuring all students can access all of our flexible finance options.

Best Value for Money

We pride ourselves on offering our level 4 nutrition course at an affordable price, starting at just £999.

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