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Nutrition for Physical Activity, ITEC Level 3

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    ITEC Nutrition for Physical Activity Certificate at FitCert

    This ITEC Level 3 Certificate in Nutrition for Physical Activity enables students to gain the practical and theoretical skills necessary to provide nutritional advice for active leisure, recreation and physical activity.

    The course includes analysis of physical activity levels and other relevant factors, to identify energy expenditure for different physical activities and to evaluate the nutritional requirements and hydration needs of clients engaged in physical activity.

    Entry Requirements
    No previous academic requirements

    Course Content

    • Nutritional goal setting
    • Identifying the calorific values of nutrition
    • Calculating macro nutrients
    • Calculating dietary needs specific to sport
    • Calculating macro nutrients for Cutting weight/bulking
    • Understanding nationally recommended practice in relation to providing nutritional advice
    • Interpreting food labelling information
    • Calculating metabolic rates

    Course Progression
    On achieving the ITEC Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity students may progress on to other ITEC or equivalent awards at Level 3 (Instructor level), for example:

    • Level 3 Diploma in Pilates Teaching
    • Level 3 Diploma in Yoga Teaching
    • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

    Course Schedule
    1 evening per week for 6 weeks (7-10pm)

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