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ITEC Award in Nutrition

Course Type: Part Time and Evening
Institute Name: Fitcert
Fee: on request
Duration: 6 weeks
Course Locations: North Dublin City
Application Deadline: 24-Jan-2018

Course Details

Nutrition Courses are now available through the ITEC Nutrition for Physical Activity Certificate at FitCert.

 

The main aim of the ITEC Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity is to enable students to gain the practical and theoretical skills necessary to provide nutritional advice for active leisure, recreation and physical activity. This includes the ability to explain the meaning of key nutritional terms.

 

In relation to 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.

 

Qualifications Gained
L3 Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity

 

Entry Requirements
There are no previous academic requirements

 

Details
▪ The basic principles of nutrition and nutritional terms. We discuss anatomy and nutritional recommendations from around the world
▪ Carbohydrates, micronutrients, water and nutritional related diseases
▪  Hydration for Exercise, Fats and some more micronutrients, case studies and underfeeding
▪  Proteins, Energy systems, and further case study analysis.
▪ Body Composition analysis and calculating macronutrients, alcohol and exercise, nutritional related disease
▪ Hormones and nutrient timing in relation to sport and diabetes in modern society.
▪ This week is all about supplement use in sport and a discussion on the scientific merit of supplement use. Special populations in sport such as children, the elderly and women, and things that must come into consideration for these groups.
▪ Special diets, food diaries and goal setting.
▪ The ethical considerations that underpin working with clients and professional role boundaries.


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
Once Students have achieved the ITEC Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity they 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 Delivery

5 evenings (7-10pm)
1 Sunday (10-4pm)

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