Level 3 pre and postnatal nutrition course
Discover how to support women during pregnancy and beyond with healthy eating, diet and nutrition
This course provides you with the knowledge to support pre and post natal women with diet and nutrition to provide the best chance of a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby, and also to support postnatal recovery.
This level 3 nutrition to support pre and postnatal clients course has been specifically developed for exercise professionals wanting to tailor their services to support pregnant clients, or those who have recently given birth.
When it comes to diet, nutrition and pregnancy, there are no shortage of old wives’ tales, folk law and misinformation about what people should and shouldn’t eat when they are pregnant and beyond. It’s important that exercise professionals ensure that any advice, information and education that they provide to clients is supported by the evidence base and aligns with the national guidance. Essentially, the aim of this course is to ensure that you are equipped with up-to-date information on nutrition for pre and postnatal clients.
If you are a fitness instructor or personal trainer that is keen to provide nutrition advice and support to pregnant women, those who are breastfeeding or recovering from childbirth, then this nutrition to support pre and postnatal clients course should definitely be in your CPD portfolio.
The course has been written and developed by a team of nutrition specialists that have extensive clinical knowledge of and experience in this area. This is a short and flexible eLearning course that can be completed at your own pace and from the comfort of your own home. There is no physical attendance required.
This course will equip you with all the essential knowledge and understanding that you need to provide nutrition advice and support to pregnant women, or those who have recently given birth. If you want to tailor your services to meet the needs of these two groups, then you can’t afford to miss this course.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course and the course is open to anyone who wants to learn. However, the content has been written specifically for exercise professionals and if you do not have any fitness instructor qualifications, then you may find some aspects more challenging. Our support team are always on hand if you need them.
This Level 3 Optimum Nutrition for Pregnancy and Postnatal Clients course is fully accredited by the YMCA Awards, so you can be confident that it is recognised and valued worldwide.
Delivered exclusively online, you'll complete informal knowledge checks throughout this course meaning you can monitor your learning progress. You can learn at your own pace and even on the go with our on-demand lectures provided by clinical nutrition experts.
Help your pregnant clients to achieve their nutritional goals with this course and help them to stay healthy and provide the best start to their baby's life. Thousands of our graduates work with some of the country's biggest gyms and health clubs, you could join them.
The course is assessed informally throughout with a series of multiple-choice knowledge checks and formally with an end of course theory exam. The theory exam is open book, meaning that it isn’t invigilated. It’s also completed online.