Product Description

Course Outline:

Sports Nutrition is a course that focuses on the nutritional needs for athletes and sports people. It is designed for people working or wanting to work as Sports Counsellors, Personal Trainers and Nutrition Consultants. Sports people often have special dietary needs to help them fulfill their athletic potential.

This course aims to help you better understand the sports nutrition diet, nutrition for fitness, sports nutrition supplements, and the relationships between performance, health and food.

Students gain an understanding and skills in:

  • Managing training diets
  • Managing competition diets
  • Weight loss
  • Fluids
  • Energy and more…

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The Course covers the below topics

Introduction to Human and Sports Nutrition


Energy in the Athlete’s Body

The Training Diet

The Competition Diet


The Athlete’s Body Composition

Weight Management

Training for Size and the use of Sports Supplements

Course Outcome:

To have a basic grounding in human nutrition as it relates to sport.

Understand energy and how energy is produced in the body.

Explain how energy is utilised in the human body.

Understand the characteristics of, and to be able to design an effective training diet.

Design a diet for an athlete.

Understand the principles of and be able to design an athletic diet for the days leading up to, during and after a competition.

Explain the importance of fluids in an athletic diet.

Define the body composition of an athlete, and to become aware of the methods of measuring body composition.

To examine effective methods for weight reduction and body fat control where they are deemed necessary.

Examine methods of increasing muscle mass and to assess the use of sports supplements.

Career Options:

Successful completion of this course will complement the following careers:

  • Health Coach
  • Nutrition Advisor
  • Sports Nutritionist

There are many other possibilities with this versatile course. Many of our students who do this course are Sports Trainers, Sportsmen, Athletes, Fitness Trainers or working in the Health and Fitness industries.

Course Duration:

100 hours of Study


The difference between a good course and a bad course lies in the way you are assessed. Our assessments are designed is such a way that the student feels confident to move forward in the course as they complete each assessment. The feedback from the tutor not only reaffirms the student’s learning process but also gives an opportunity to the student to interact with the tutor regularly. Students are never penalised when their assignment work needs to be improved, rather they are given constructive feedback and requested to resubmit the section where they need improvement. Students do their assignment work at their own pace within the course duration and are not restricted by any deadlines which is the beauty of self-paced learning. The assessments will make the certificate achieved more credible and valuable to the student.

This course has approximately 8-10 assignments and 1 exam to complete the course successfully. You can opt out of the exam and receive a Certificate of Participation.

Payment Options:

We have upfront, monthly and weekly payment options for as little as $50 a week. You can enrol with the “Enrol Now” button for upfront and monthly payment options. For weekly payment option CLICK HERE TO ENROL. You could also enrol with the below direct debit link if you want to enrol with Direct Debit or Phone or Filling in the application form. Please email us using the ‘Enquire now’ button or call us on 07 5689 1500 if you require any assistance. For credit card enrolments use the ‘Enrol Now’ button, For direct debit use the links below.

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