When it comes to losing weight or reaching fitness goals, the food you eat is crucial. Poor eating habits can prevent your clients from losing weight or improving their athletic performance, as a fitness trainer.

Six-packs, abs, and strong biceps begin in the kitchen before being developed in the gym. As a result, it’s critical to learn the fundamentals of healthy nutrition so that you can provide non-prescriptive dietary advice to your clients.

Fitness trainers can encourage their clients to modify their eating habits in accordance with government dietary guidelines. You can offer general nutrition advice to help them achieve their fitness goals.

  • Nutrition science and important macro and micronutrients
  • Carbohydrate, fat, and protein functions and benefits
  • Vitamin and mineral functions and benefits
  • PHE provides information and tips on healthy eating (Public Health England)
  • What is the distinction between saturated and unsaturated fats?
  • What are the advantages of a plant-based diet?
  • How plant-based nutrition can improve athletic performance and promote healthy weight loss

  • You can better advise your clients on healthy food options.
  • You can assist your clients in reducing or eliminating their consumption of unhealthy, overly processed foods by explaining the potential negative consequences.
  • You can encourage and support your clients in their efforts to achieve their fitness goals.
  • You will be better able to explain the advantages of eating plant-based foods over meat-based diets.
  • You can encourage clients to keep a food journal and follow government dietary guidelines to see if they are getting enough healthy nutrition.

Unit 01: The Principles of Nutrition

Unit 02: How to Encourage Your Clients to Make Healthy Food Choices


Who can take the certification courses?

There are no prerequisites to enrol in the courses.

How much time is required to complete a course?

Depending on the instructional modules, each course has a different length. It is indicated in the course details for each course.

What is the course’s organisation?

Modules make up the course structure. The average study time for each module is between 20 and 90 minutes. The amount of time spent on each module is entirely up to the individual pupils.

When and where can the course be taken?

Any internet-connected device can be used to study the course at any time.

Is there a final exam for this course?

There would be an MCQ Multiple Choice Questionnaire test after all the modules were completed. The questions must be answered online at a time and place of your choosing, and they will be drawn from the modules.

What score must you get on the test to pass?

The test’s passing score is 70 percent.

What occurs if a user doesn’t pass the test?

If the user didn’t pass the exam the first time, he/ she will have more chances to retake it after additional study. The exam can be taken more than once.