Certificate in Nutrition, Health & Wellbeing

The Certificate in Nutrition, Health & Wellbeing will teach you the skills and knowledge needed to get started in a career in nutrition as a life coach, health professional, community health worker, health food or pre-made meal business owner.
Course Provider
The Learning Group
(RTO 22557)
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Study 100% Online

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One-on-One Mentor and Student Support Advisor

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Upfront Payment with discount or an Interest-Free Payment Plan starting from $26 per week.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Enjoy the flexibility of online learning with 12 months of access time to complete your course.
Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated mentor support.
Career Outcomes
  • Life Coach
  • Health Professional
  • Community Health Worker
  • Chef and/or Caterer
  • Health Food Industry Worker
  • Pre-Made Meal Business Owner
Course Modules

Module 1: Human Nutrition I

  • Introduction to Nutrition
  • The Digestive System
  • Absorption and Enzymes
  • Energy Value of Foods
  • Carbohydrates and Fats
  • Proteins
  • Vitamins and Minerals
  • Water
  • Nutrient Disorders

Module 2 Human Nutrition II

  • Cooking and its Effect on Food and Nutrition
  • Food Processing and Nutrition
  • Recommended Daily Intakes of Nutrients
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Planning a Balanced Diet
  • Assessing Nutritional Status and Needs
  • Timing Meals and Needs of Special Groups

Module 3: Health & Wellbeing

  • Industry Overview
  • Modern Lifestyle Problems
  • Human Nutrition
  • Healthy Eating
  • Stress Management
  • Preventative Health
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Basic First Aid
Course Fees Include
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • One-on-one mentor and a student support advisor available to you 5 days a week.
  • Upon course completion, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion, and a Statement of Attainment for each module completed.

The Certificate in Nutrition, Health & Wellbeing is the perfect introductory course that explores the basics of nutrition and health and wellbeing. The course will teach you how to prepare food to retain nutrients, plan balanced diets and assessing nutritional needs of special groups. You will also gain a better understanding of what is required to obtain a healthy lifestyle and maintain it.

Course Outline

Students will undertake 3 Key Modules, made up of 25 subjects.

Module 1: Human Nutrition I (100 hours)

Improve your own health and help others by learning the basic science of food and nutrition. This module is a great starting point for anyone wanting to learn more about the filed of nutrition, as well as offering complementary skills to those already working in the food and health industries.

You will learn about different food types and how they impact human health, including delving deeper into vitamins and minerals and the daily intake requirements of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. You will also explore the importance of water and why this is so vital to maintain a healthy lifestyle. As well as being able to identify the signs and symptoms of major nutrient deficient disorders.

Module 2: Human Nutrition II (100 hours)

In this module, you will learn what is required to create a balanced and healthy diet and assess the nutritional needs of special groups. It will deliver professional development for budding or curent health professionals and will deepen your knowledge in nutrition so you can share this information with potential clients.

Based in science, the module also offers practical skills. Exploring nutrient intake in more detail (after competition of Human Nutrition I), you will learn about the various food processing techniques and their implications for human health. You will also gain a better understanding of the minimum and maximum safe intake for macronutrients and minerals and more significant vitamins including fat soluble, B and C complex vitamins, calcium and iron.

Module 3: Health & Wellbeing (100 hours)

A perfect foundation module, it delivers an introduction to health and wellbeing more broadly, looking at everything from fitness, nutrition, stress management, preventative health and first aid.

You will learn that every aspect of our lives can impact our health and wellbeing. Explore what can change the balance required to maintain wellbeing, such as gender, age, level of fitness and lifestyle choices. The module also looks at the effects of alcohol abuse, the principle of food combining and natural therapies that can support a healthy lifestyle. You will gain a better understanding of food allergies, how to identity them and different ways to manage them in day-to-day life. You will also be given the opportunity to interview others to learn how about their health and fitness, how to assess their lifestyle and ways to improve it.


Assessments are an important part of your study journey as they help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your student support advisor and mentors identify where any further support may be required, so that you get the most out of your course. You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, undertaking research and watching videos. Assessments might include case studies, quizzes, and written assessments.

Approval & Recognition

The Learning Group is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises quality and excellence in education providers in tertiary education.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

The Learning Group

Whether you want to stand out from the competition, move into a new industry or turn your passion into a career, The Learning Group courses are designed to help you get ahead and stay ahead. They have a student-first approach, so you can study your way, when and how it suits you. Their courses are designed to fit in with your lifestyle, so you can continue to work and study at the same time. You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support mentor and their experienced course consultants, who are available to you 5 days a week. The pathway to success looks different for everyone. As a Learning Group student, you will have the opportunity to further study with their well-rounded study program with industry associations and partnerships to deliver personal development and career success. Plus, they partner with industry leading education providers, so you can unlock access to LinkedIn Learning. The Learning Group offers a wide range of onlince courses in Australia, from Aged Care to Zoology, tailored for flexible learning. Their student-first approach ensures you can study at your own pace, balancing work and education. With industry partnerships and LinkedIn Learning access, these courses support career advancement and personal development, making it ideal for those looking to enhance their skills or pivot to new careers entirely, all through online study.
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