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Child Nutrition Diploma Course

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Child Nutrition Diploma Course

What Will You Learn?

A healthy diet actually begins in the womb, but it is built on throughout our lives. However, at no time is this more important than in childhood. This course provides tools to parents and those who want to make a profession out of child nutritional consulting, which will help you to understand early years nutrition and how to adopt healthy eating habits and diets.

The course begins by giving you a good grounding in what nutrition actually is. You’ll learn about the difference between macro-nutrients and micro-nutrients, the various categories of nutrition, why nutrition is important to a daily diet, and the different ways it creates health...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: The Basics of Nutrition
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: What is Nutrition?
  • Part 2: Macronutrients
  • Part 3: Micronutrients
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Nutrition Requirements for Babies and Children
  • Part 1: Why Nutrition is Important for Children
  • Part 2: Nutrient Requirements for Older Babies
  • Part 3: Nutritional Requirements for Toddlers
  • Part 4: Nutrition Requirements for 10-14 Years
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Vegetarian and Vegan Diets
  • Part 1: What are Vegetarians and Vegans?
  • Part 2: Vegetarian Diets for Infants and Children
  • Part 3: Possible Deficits in Vegan Diets
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Food Allergies and Other Issues in Children
  • Part 1: What is a Food Allergy?
  • Part 2: How to Recognise Food Allergies in Children
  • Part 3: Managing Nutritional Needs
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Nutrition in the Womb
  • Part 1: How Health Begins in the Mother’s Womb
  • Part 2: Food to Eat During Pregnancy
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Newborn to 6 Months
  • Part 1: Breast Milk or Formula?
  • Part 2: Passing on Nutritional Habits
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Weaning 6-12 Months
  • Part 1: What is Weaning?
  • Part 2: What to Feed Baby for Good Nutrition
  • Part 3: Creating Good Nutrition Habits 6-8 Months & 9-12 Months
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: Toddler Diets 1-5 Years
  • Part 1: What Foods Toddlers Need to Eat for Good Nutrition
  • Part 2: Children’s Drinking Habits
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Nutritious Eating for 6-12 Year Olds
  • Part 1: The Importance of Healthy Eating Habits
  • Part 2: Creating Healthy School Lunches
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: How to Handle Picky Eaters
  • Part 1: What is “Picky Eating”?
  • Part 2: How Parents Can Help Picky Eaters
  • Module 10 Assessment
Module 11: Weight Management in Children
  • Part 1: Healthy Weight in Children
  • Part 2: Weight Loss Strategies
  • Part 3: Poor Weight Gain
  • Module 11 Assessment
Module 12: Superfoods
  • Part 1: What is a Superfood?
  • Part 2: Superfoods for Kids
  • Module 12 Assessment
Module 13: Business Practices
  • Part 1: The Work of a Child Nutritionist Consultant
  • Part 2: Ways to Grow Your Business
  • Part 3: Develop Your Nutrition Coaching Format
  • Conclusion
  • Module 13 Assessment
Child Nutrition Diploma Course

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

This course is aimed at anyone who is involved with the nutrition of children and pregnant women. As a parent, the course will empower you to make the best nutritional choices for you and your children. As someone interested in building a business based on child nutritional consulting, you will gain fundamental knowledge of the nutritional needs of children at all stages, up to 12 year of age, and how to start and grow your business.


Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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