Certified Nutritional Coach
Short Description: This multimedia-rich and user-friendly course is aimed at individuals pursuing a career as a Nutritional coach, personal trainer, dietician, or other related fields. Through this course, you’ll gain the skills and knowledge necessary to make the best food choices for your clients.
The course provides an in-depth understanding and importance of the nutritional value of different types of foods as per the latest research. You’ll also learn about functional, organic, processed, and genetically modified foods. You’ll receive an in-depth understanding of environmental nutrition issues and eco-friendly food sources.
You’ll be equipped with the skillset and tools to design nutritional plans and coaching strategies according to your client’s needs. After completing this course, you’ll be proficient in the following areas:
• Appropriate food choices for different ages and physical capabilities
• How antioxidants, phytochemicals, and flavonoids affect health and diet
• How to introduce and evaluate superfoods in a diet
• Which foods can potentially prevent specific diseases
• Professional techniques for co-active coaching
After the successful completion of this course, you’ll receive an exam voucher and preparation material from taking the certification exam by the national certification board. Certification will improve your chances of finding employment as a nutritional coach.
Instructor Description: Though this program is a self-paced program it is supported by an educational mentor. Educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement. In eLearning, motivation is a key tool to success. Because of this, mentors provide encouraging comments, feedback, and coaching to motivate learners throughout the duration of the program to support completion and success!
Certification: The Certified Nutritional Coach (CNC) national exam prepares individuals for a career as a Nutritional Coach. Attaining national certification displays that individuals have mastered the latest industry information and skill set necessary to become a successful and highly recognized professional in the field of Nutritional Coaching.
A Certified Nutritional Coach (CNC) works with individuals to promote optimal healthy lifestyle choices through providing an understanding of how nutrition can prevent illness and give individuals an overall feeling of good health and energy. Certified Nutritional Coaches (CNC) work in a variety of settings within the health and wellness industry and provide nutritional guidance and recommendations to those who need it. Certified Nutritional Coaches (CNC) are responsible for offering nutritional, emotional, and educational support to clients.
Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.