Advanced Certificate in Nutrition Health Business

Keen to make a substantial impact in the wellness industry, combining your interest in health with entrepreneurial ambitions? Imagine harnessing both nutrition knowledge and business acumen, positioning yourself uniquely in the health sector. The Advanced Certificate in Nutrition Health Business is an ideal pathway for those looking to blend their passion for health and nutrition with the practical skills needed to establish and manage a successful nutrition health business.
Course Provider
The Learning Group
(RTO 22557)
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One-on-One Mentor and Student Support Advisor

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Upfront Payment with a discount or an Interest-Free Payment Plan.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Self-paced. Approximately 700 hours to complete the course, which has seven key modules made up of 62 lessons.
Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated mentor support.
Career Outcomes

This course may be of interest to people working or aspiring to work in or as:

  • Fitness professionals
  • Health professionals
  • Chef or Cook
  • Health industry
  • Nutrition industry
Course Modules

Module 1: Human Nutrition I

  1. Introduction to Nutrition
  2. The Digestive System
  3. Absorption and Enzymes
  4. Energy Value and Foods
  5. Carbohydrates and Fats
  6. Proteins
  7. Vitamins and Minerals
  8. Water
  9. Nutrient Disorders

This module is designed as an introduction to human health and nutrition. You will learn about energy, proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, and about nutritional needs and recommended intakes. From exploring the digestive system to nutrient disorders, this module aims to provide the basics of health and nutrition. 

Module 2: HumanNutrition II

  1. Cooking And Its Effect On Nutrition
  2. Food Processing And Its Effect On Nutrition
  3. Recommended Daily Intake Of Nutrients
  4. Vitamins
  5. Minerals
  6. Planning A Balanced Diet
  7. Assessing Nutritional Status and Needs
  8. Timing Of Meals and Needs For Special Groups

Throughout this module, you will discover how to improve your own health or to support others by optimising nutrition. You will explore how cooking techniques and how food processing can impact the nutrients of your food. Learn about energy, protein, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, and how you can apply this knowledge in a practical way to design healthy meal plans and a balanced diet.

Module 3: Starting a Small Business

  1. Introduction to Small Businesses
  2. The World of Business
  3. Considering the Alternatives
  4. Understanding Marketing
  5. Planning
  6. Record Keeping and Bookkeeping
  7. Sales Methods
  8. Budgeting
  9. Developing a 12-month Business Plan
  10. Implementing a Business Plan
  11. Reviewing Progress in a New Business
  12. Improving Profitability

This module is designed to give you an introduction to starting your own small business. Learn how to identify risks so you can avoid problems before they overtake you, recognise your assets and liabilities and utilise your resources to best effect. From planning your new business and developing a 12-month business plan to budgeting, exploring sales methods and improving profitability, you will learn the fundamentals required to build a small business.

Module 4: Therapeutic Nutrition

  1. Introduction to Therapeutic Nutrition
  2. Allergies and Intolerances
  3. Diabetes
  4. Heart Disease, Hyperlipidemia and Arteriosclerosis
  5. Renal/Kidney Conditions
  6. Cancer
  7. Digestive Disorders and Diet - Oesophagus, Small Intestine, Colon
  8. Other Metabolic Conditions (e.g., Liver, Gallbladder, Pancreas, etc.)
  9. Strategic Diet Planning for Medical Condition

The therapeutic Nutrition module guides you through optimising nutrition for health improvement and support. You’ll delve into therapeutic nutrition, addressing dietary management for allergies, intolerances, diabetes, heart diseases like hyperlipidemia and arteriosclerosis, renal conditions and cancer. It also explores the impact of diet on digestive disorders affecting the oesophagus, small intestine, and colon, and other metabolic conditions such as liver, gallbladder and pancreas health. It focuses on strategic diet planning tailored to specific medical conditions, empowering you with the knowledge to design effective, health-supportive meal plans.

Module 5: Business Studies

  1. Establishment Procedures
  2. Management Procedures
  3. Communication in Business
  4. Problem-Solving
  5. Staff Management
  6. Productivity
  7. Financial Management
  8. Marketing Techniques

This module provides an insightful journey into the world of business, from establishment to management procedures. It delves into effective communication strategies within a business context and hones problem-solving skills essential for any business environment. The module also covers staff management and ways to enhance productivity, coupled with essential financial management techniques. Additionally, students will explore various marketing techniques, equipping them with the knowledge to successfully navigate and manage different aspects of a business operation.

Module 6: Health and Fitness I

  1. Introduction to Health and Fitness
  2. Exercise Physiology
  3. Exercise Principles and Cardiorespiratory Programming
  4. Biomechanics and Risk
  5. Fitness Program Design
  6. Delivering a Fitness Program
  7. Safety, Injury and General Wellbeing
  8. Fitness Programs for Special Groups

This module offers an insightful journey into the realm of health and fitness. It starts with an introduction to the fundamentals of health and fitness, followed by a deep dive into exercise physiology and the principles of cardiorespiratory programming. It also explores biomechanics and risk management, crucial for designing safe and effective fitness programs. Lastly, it includes practical aspects of delivering a fitness program, with a focus on safety, injury prevention and general wellbeing. 

Module 7: Health and Fitness II

  1. Fitness and Wellbeing
  2. Fitness Physiology and Anatomy
  3. Management of Fitness Testing Services
  4. Designing Fitness Tests
  5. Resistance Training
  6. Developing an Exercise Programme
  7. Managing an Exercise Programme
  8. Leading a Fitness Programme

This module provides an in-depth understanding of fitness physiology and anatomy, laying a strong foundation for comprehending the human body's response to exercise. It progresses into the management of fitness testing services, equipping you with the knowledge to design and implement effective fitness tests. The focus then shifts to resistance training, exploring its principles and applications in enhancing physical strength and endurance. Finally, the module culminates with practical skills in developing, managing, and leading an exercise program, ensuring a comprehensive grasp of fitness program execution and leadership.

Course Fees Include
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • One-on-one mentor and a student support advisor available to you five days a week.
  • Upon course completion, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion and a Statement of Attainment for each module completed.
Student Support

You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support advisor, mentor and course consultants, who are available 5 days per week.


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 on to 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.


Upon completing the course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for each certificate completed and a Certificate of Completion.

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites to complete this course. However, you must be able to read, analyse and comprehend, printed information in English, and to write statements and solve problems to complete the course. You must also have reliable access to a computer and a reliable internet connection and have basic computer skills.

Availability of Content

12 months to access the course content (extensions are considered on a case-by-case basis)

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.

Have A Question?

Our Course Consultants can answer any questions you may have. They will help you to find the best course for you and your goals and how to enrol.

*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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