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10763NAT - CERTIFICATE IV IN NUTRITION

10763NATCERTIFICATE IV IN NUTRITION

NUTRITIONAL ADVISOR

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If you’re looking to upgrade your skills and knowledge, extend your current Scope of Practice, make more money from your existing clients AND open up new client opportunities, then our 10763NAT – Certificate IV In Nutrition is what you’ve been looking for.

The 10763NAT – Certificate IV in Nutrition is the ONLY Nationally Recognised Nutrition Course below University level in Australia – meaning that it is REAL and you can legally USE your qualification after you graduate! This is a cutting-edge qualification that equips Personal Trainers (and others in the health and wellness industry) with the practical skills & knowledge to give out legal nutrition plans and advice that actually delivers results for their clients.

What exactly does the course cover?

The 10763NAT – Certificate IV in Nutrition includes both elective streams. Students will graduate with the knowledge and ability to specialise as a Sports Nutrition Advisor, Health and Wellness Coach or both.

SPORTS NUTRITION ADVISOR

  • Athletes have many differing requirements to the general public. Learn how to cater to the specific needs of an athlete, whilst understanding the many variables that are present within their routines and training schedules.
  • Apply the principles of nutrition in order to design a diet specific to each athlete’s sporting area, meal frequency/timing and goals that will achieve peak performance.
  • Understand how to cater to an athletes motivation, stress management, potential performance anxiety by implementing various psychological approaches (such as mental rehearsal, imagery and relaxation techniques) to enhance their sporting performance.

Elective Steam Option One – Sports Nutrition Advisor

Unit 1 & 2: SISSSCO307 – Provide Nutrition Information To Athletes And Sisssco309a – Design An Athlete’s Diet

(Student Resource Guide is combined; however, assessments for both units are separate.)

  • Understanding macronutrient and micronutrient requirements specifically for athletes, taking into consideration their unique needs
  • Knowledge of hydration/dehydration and how this can impact performance
  • In-depth knowledge of macronutrient requirements for individual athletes, based on their particular sport
  • Understanding the importance of adequate nutrition before, during, and after an event/competition, including suggested meal plans for each category and suggested timeframes
  • Understanding the benefits of dietary strategies such as carbohydrate loading, and when/if to implement them with athletes
  • Understanding the importance of an athlete’s physique for performance, the factors that influence this and how to accommodate for these factors
  • Utilising diet strategies (refeeds, reverse dieting, diet breaks etc) to cater to athlete’s in-season and off-season requirements
  • Recognising various methods for managing an athlete’s weight (weight gain, fat loss, muscle gain )
  • Applying knowledge of ergogenic aids and supplements to meet the needs of athletes
  • Understanding the signs & symptoms of common nutrition-related issues in athletes, such as nutritional deficiencies, female athlete triad, overtraining syndrome and eating disorders
  • Collecting and analysing information from athletes (including their current training routine) in order to design an effective nutritional plan to suit their needs, training schedule and preparation for competition
  • Understanding how to implement non-nutritional strategies such as imagery, goal setting, self-talk, learning styles and communication techniques with athletes
  • Recognising the importance of additional support personal (such as coaches) to liaise with and potentially refer athletes on to, in alignment with Scope of Practice.

Elective Steam Option One – Sports Nutrition Advisor

Unit 1 & 2: SISSSCO307 – Provide Nutrition Information To Athletes And Sisssco309a – Design An Athlete’s Diet

(Student Resource Guide is combined; however, assessments for both units are separate.)

  • Understanding macronutrient and micronutrient requirements specifically for athletes, taking into consideration their unique needs
  • Knowledge of hydration/dehydration and how this can impact performance
  • In-depth knowledge of macronutrient requirements for individual athletes, based on their particular sport
  • Understanding the importance of adequate nutrition before, during, and after an event/competition, including suggested meal plans for each category and suggested timeframes
  • Understanding the benefits of dietary strategies such as carbohydrate loading, and when/if to implement them with athletes
  • Understanding the importance of an athlete’s physique for performance, the factors that influence this and how to accommodate for these factors
  • Utilising diet strategies (refeeds, reverse dieting, diet breaks etc) to cater to athlete’s in-season and off-season requirements
  • Recognising various methods for managing an athlete’s weight (weight gain, fat loss, muscle gain )
  • Applying knowledge of ergogenic aids and supplements to meet the needs of athletes
  • Understanding the signs & symptoms of common nutrition-related issues in athletes, such as nutritional deficiencies, female athlete triad, overtraining syndrome and eating disorders
  • Collecting and analysing information from athletes (including their current training routine) in order to design an effective nutritional plan to suit their needs, training schedule and preparation for competition
  • Understanding how to implement non-nutritional strategies such as imagery, goal setting, self-talk, learning styles and communication techniques with athletes
  • Recognising the importance of additional support personal (such as coaches) to liaise with and potentially refer athletes on to, in alignment with Scope of Practice.
Unit 3: SISSSCO308 – Support Athletes To Adopt Principles Of Sports Psychology
  • Understanding Sports Psychology and the role of a Sports Nutrition Advisor
  • Understanding important underpinning knowledge of Sports Psychology such as motivation, personality, attitudes and aggression of athletes
  • Recognising traditional and current approaches/models of Sports Psychology to enhance peak performance
  • Understanding strategies for supporting athletes in managing performance anxiety, arousal and stress
  • Understanding and implementing a step-by-step process for assisting athletes in improving their psychological performance
  • Understanding and implementing tools to monitor the effectiveness of implemented psychological strategies and make adjustments if necessary
  • Understanding how to build rapport and healthy relationships with athletes, as well as their support personnel.
Insurance

Once graduates have completed the 10763NAT – Certificate IV in Nutrition, they qualify to register to become a member of Nutrition Council Australia.

Once graduates have completed the 10763NAT – Certificate IV in Nutrition, they are qualified to apply to receive Allied Health Professional Indemnity / Public Liability insurance and can become a member of Nutrition Council Australia.

This membership allows graduates to legally practise as an Accredited Practising Nutritional Advisor. Accredited Practising Nutritional Advisors work with clients to identify their specific needs and goals, as well as provide them with detailed nutritional advice and individually tailored meal plans to assist the client in achieving those needs and goals.

COST


We have convenient payment options when enrolling with Vast Fitness Academy (VFA).
Our course pricing is as below:

DISCOUNTED UPFRONT PAYMENT

Reduced from $4999 down to $3999 total course cost (Saving $1000)
(this is via bank transfer or credit card through PayPal; however additional fees apply for credit card)

PAYMENT PLAN PRICING

$4499 total course cost

$249 Deposit + Weekly payments terms from $75 per week

DURATION


You will be given 12 months from the date of enrolment to complete your course.

However, this course is self-paced so can be completed in a shorter period if desired.

DELIVERY


This course is delivered 100% online and is self-paced.

WORK PLACEMENT


Work placement is NOT a requirement of this qualification.

COURSE ENTRYREQUIREMENTS


Students are required to be over the age of 18 in order to enrol in the 10763NAT – Certificate IV in Nutrition.

WHAT WILL I BE CALLED? Nutritional Advisor Vs Nutritionist

In accordance with the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO), 2013, Version 1.3, graduates of 10763NAT – Certificate IV in Nutrition are classified within the Unit Group 2511 (Nutrition Professional), under the Occupation Level of a ‘Nutritionist’ (ANZSCO 251112). *The above ANZSCO Identifier Code can be verified by CLICKING HERE

For membership categories Nutrition Council Australia has chosen the title Accredited Practising Nutritional Advisor (APNA) for graduates of the 10763NAT – Certificate IV in Nutrition, despite their Scope of Practice being the same as a Nutritionist.

As such, the terms ‘Nutritional Advisor’ and ‘Nutritionist’ can be used interchangeably, as they hold the same ANZSCO Occupation Level.

The 10763NAT – Certificate IV in Nutrition is for motivated people who want to

Transition their passion for Nutrition into a meaningful career.

Work in the health and wellness industry and work with people.

Improve the health of wellness of Australians

Improve the health of themselves and their family

Completing the 10763NAT – Certificate IV in Nutrition will equip students with detailed knowledge of nutrition, and the practical skills to work with clients to develop nutritional plans and provide relevant advice on their dietary requirements. Nutritional Advisors will have the ability to specialise in one, or both of the below elective streams.

SPORTS NUTRITION ADVISOR
Allowing you to work alongside athletes, sporting teams and anyone who is seeking performance-based nutritional advice.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS COACH
allowing you to work alongside those in the general public that are looking for social, emotional and physical wellbeing.

Students must be over 18 years of age to enrol in the 10763 NAT Certificate IV in Nutrition.

A super simple list!

Computer/Laptop and basic computer skills

Internet access and basic internet researching skills.

Meet our enrolment acceptance criteria – including demonstrating satisfactory levels of language, literacy and numeracy.

Willingness to commit to long term online study.

10763NAT Certificate IV in Nutrition

Up to 12 months flexible time to study whenever you like.

Exclusive content, research and information from Vast Fitness Academy.

24 hour access to course content.

Online support from our education team and trainers.

CORE UNITS
NUTCOM001 Promote the concepts of health and wellbeing in relation to nutrition
HLTAAP002* Confirm physical health status
HLTAAP001* Recognise healthy body systems
NUTCOM002 Advise clients on the use of nutritional supplements and ergogenic aids
NUTAPP001 Apply the fundamentals of nutrition to meet a client’s dietary needs
NUTPSY001 Analyse and apply principles of psychology and behaviour management
NUTDES001 Design a nutritional plan for an individual
NUTEST001 Assist in establishing positive digestive health
*These two units are combined to accelerate your studies

ELECTIVE UNITS
SPORTS NUTRITION ADVISOR
SISSSCO307 Provide nutritional information to athletes
SISSCOP309A Design an athlete’s diet
SISSSCO308 Support athletes to adopt principles of sports psychology

HEALTH & WELLNESS COACH
CHCMHS011 Assess and promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing
CHCCSL007 Support counselling clients in decision making processes
CHCCSL001 Establish and confirm the counselling relationship

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