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Ketogenic Diet Diploma Course

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  • 150 hours of study
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Ketogenic Diet Diploma Course

What Will You Learn?

The Ketogenic Diet Diploma Course will inform and educate you as you follow a journey that may improve your health. You will learn about what your body needs – no matter what diet you follow, the history and basics of a ketogenic diet, when to follow this diet and how to do so.

The ketogenic diet has gained popularity with many people. It is based on intermittent fasting and high fat, medium protein and low carbohydrate foods, which puts the body into ketosis. This means that it will burn fat, rather than carbohydrates, as fuel. In the 1920s, it...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: Nutrients for a Healthy Diet
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Macronutrients
  • Part 2: Micronutrients
  • Part 3: Macrominerals and Microminerals
  • Part 4: The Importance of Fibre
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Getting Started on the Ketogenic Diet
  • Part 1: The History of the Ketogenic Diet
  • Part 2: The Ingredients of a Ketogenic Diet
  • Part 3: What We Mean by Ketosis
  • Part 4: The Benefits of a Ketogenic Diet
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: The Importance of Fats
  • Part 1: Low Fat, Healthy Fat and the Functions of Fat
  • Part 2: Healthy Fats
  • Part 3: MCT Oil
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Intermittent Fasting
  • Part 1: What is Intermittent Fasting?
  • Part 2: How IF Affects Cells and Hormones
  • Part 3: Keto Challenges
  • Part 4: When Fasting is Not Advised
  • Part 5: Fasting Myths
  • Part 6: Cyclical Ketosis
  • Part 7: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: When to Choose a Ketogenic Diet
  • Part 1: Suitability of the Ketogenic Diet
  • Part 2: When a Keto Diet is Not Suitable
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Varieties of Ketogenic Diets
  • Part 1: Types of Ketogenic Diet
  • Part 2: Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Part 3: Food Choices on a Ketogenic Diet
  • Part 4: More about Carbohydrates
  • Part 5: Are Sweeteners Safe?
  • Part 6: Calorie Counting on Keto
  • Part 7: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Ketogenic Diet Issues
  • Part 1: Issues with the Ketogenic Diet
  • Part 2: How to Recognise Ketosis
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: Functional Foods, Supplements and Medication
  • Part 1: Functional Foods
  • Part 2: Other Fabulous Foods for a Ketogenic Diet
  • Part 3: Vitamins and Minerals on a Ketogenic Diet
  • Part 4: Medication and the Ketogenic Diet
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Putting It All Together
  • Part 1: What to Eat on a Ketogenic Diet
  • Part 2: Keto Shopping List
  • Part 3: Bullet Proof Coffee and Keto Bread
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: The Ketogenic Diet for Specific Conditions
  • Part 1: Ensure the Ketogenic Diet Works for You
  • Part 2: Improve Your Client’s Health
  • Part 3: Using the Keto Diet for Certain Conditions
  • Part 4: Considerations for Different Groups of People on the Keto Diet
  • Part 5: Pregnancy and Children
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment
A top down picture of a vegan ketogenic meal Warm quinoa and pumpkin salad

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The Ketogenic Diet Diploma Course is for anyone looking at improving their own dietary habits for general health and losing excess weight. Research has shown that it may improve certain health conditions such as diabetes, metabolic syndrome, Parkinson’s, autism, polycystic ovaries syndrome and others. It can cater for vegans and vegetarians, and those with food intolerances will have enough choices to adapt to the diet. You’ll also learn how the diet can help clients with a variety of different health conditions, and how you can cater it to their needs.


The Ketogenic Diet Diploma 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.

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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