Health & Complementary Therapies

Chinese Nutritional Therapy Diploma Course

7 Modules

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  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What will you learn?

Developed over thousands of years, traditional Chinese medicine and Chinese nutritional therapy is all about the balance of the energy in the body.

It uses the concepts of Yin-Yang, Qi, Meridians, and the Five Elements, to explain, diagnose and treat conditions and diseases with holistic therapies, treatments and nutrition.

Beginning with an overview of the Chinese medical theory, the core principles of Yin-Yang, Qi,...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: Introduction to Chinese Medical Theory
  • Part 1: Origins 
  • Part 2: Nutritional Therapy as Part of Chinese Medicine 
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Understanding Qi
  • Part 1: The Qi Concept
  • Part 2: Functions of Qi
  • Part 3: Functions of Fu Organs 
  • Part 4: Internal Organ Syndromes 
  • Part 5: Organ Interrelationships
  • Part 6: Qi, Blood and Body Fluids
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Yin – Yang and the five elements
  • Part 1: The Major Aspects of Yin-Yang Theory
  • Part 2: Yin – Yang in the Human Body
  • Part 3: Five Elements 
  • Part 4: Food energetics
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Causes of Disease
  • Part 1: External Causes
  • Part 2: Internal Causes – Emotions 
  • Part 3: Poor constitution
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Diagnosis
  • Part 1: Observation 
  • Part 2: Tongue Diagnosis
  • Part 3: Pulse Diagnosis
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Diets for health and illness
  • Part 1: Eating for Overall Health
  • Part 2: Blood deficiency diet 
  • Part 3: Treatment of specific and complex conditions with diet 
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: The cooking effect
  • Part 1: Cooking Methods 
  • Part 2: Using ‘superfoods’ and Chinese herbs in cooking
  • Module 7 Assessment

Who would benefit from this course?

This course is idea for those that are looking to train to become a Chinese Nutritional Therapist or those looking to use these powerful practices for their own health and wellbeing.

Although a course that will mostly appeal to nutritional advisors and those wishing to practice Chinese medicine, the Chinese Nutritional Therapy Course will also appeal to those interested in Chinese culture and those looking to try an alternative, holistic therapy for the health and well-being of themselves, their friends, and family.

This course is also ideal if you are looking to use the skills alongside your other therapeutic practices or if you are looking to start a new career in a health and wellness based role. Upon completion of the course assessments this course will allow you to obtain insurance to practice as a Chinese Nutritional Therapist.


The Chinese Nutritional Therapy Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

This course is certified by the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), the IAHT is an internationally recognised organisation. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence.

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