There exist a whole host of accredited food and nutrition courses available to study here in Australia. However, as one might expect, not all courses offer the same sets of skills within each of their unique and highly specialised areas of knowledge. When it comes to selecting the right food and nutrition course – the optimal one best suited to you and your needs and career goals – there are a few important aspects you should look to and carefully consider before making your choice.
Firstly, it’s important to think carefully about the desired career path of your choice: this will heavily depend on the health or nutrition course you choose to undertake – be it from a sports nutrition course or from studying health coaching. A number of online certificates in nutrition effectively provide students with the ability to specialise in one or many particular and specific aspects of their professional educational field.
Before settling on a health or nutrition course program, ensure you research a number of institutions in order to find the one that is right for you. For some students, an on campus learning experience best serves them. However, as further evidence mounts that online learning for food and nutrition certificates is equally as effective as more traditional classroom settings, more and more people across Australia are looking to study nutrition online.
Are you working full time or taking care of a family? Consider one of the many accredited food and nutrition courses online: studying in the comfort of your own home offers great advantages. For busy people who require flexibility within their day to day schedules, online study offers an accredited education of the highest quality with the convenience and freedom they desire in order to fulfil other obligations. With online nutrition courses, there’s no need to take time off from your family or work to study.
To find out more about studying health and nutrition coaching and what different qualifications, please read more here or to find out more about studying nutrition science in Australia at university level please read our information page
Beck Health & Nutrition courses offer a flexible, online and distance delivery format that focuses on specialised areas of nutrition and dietary counselling. Our nutrition courses provide automatic eligibility for accreditation and insurance options for nutritional counselling, menu planning and health and nutrition advice, as well as health coaching, via the IICT. Click here to download a copy of our latest nutrition course brochure. To find out more about what insurance options there are, and what is actually covered, please see our fact sheet: “how do I become a health coach?”