Professional Certificate in Nutrition Health Business

Do you dream of making a significant impact on people's wellbeing while building a successful career in the health industry? Imagine the possibilities of advancing your knowledge in both nutrition and business, equipping yourself with the expertise to not only understand the intricacies of health nutrition but also to establish and manage your own nutrition health business. The Professional Certificate in Nutrition Health Business is your pathway to achieving these aspirations.
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 a discount or an Interest-Free Payment Plan.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Self-paced. Approximately 500 hours to complete the course, which has five key modules made up of 46  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: Human Nutrition 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 food processing can impact the nutrients of your food. Learn how to manage dietary intake to include significant 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, 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.

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.

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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