Certification in Vegan Diet & Nutrition

Certification in Vegan Diet & Nutrition


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The Certification in Vegan Diet and Nutrition course begins by considering what veganism is, answering the questions, ‘What do vegans avoid?’ and ‘Where did veganism all begin?’, as you take a fascinating look into veganism around the world and throughout history. You’ll also learn about the health and environmental benefits of veganism, along with the moral benefits of this lifestyle choice. The Certification in Vegan Diet and Nutrition course discusses different transitioning methods, how to monitor health during the transition, and the difficulties that can be faced during this period. The second half of the course explains how you can use the knowledge you’ve gained to run a nutritionist business.

The above mentioned course is self study and self paced program and has been designed in a manner for you to be able to finish in 100 – 120 hours.

Course Content

Module 1: Introduction to Veganism
Part 1: What is Veganism?
Part 2: The History of Veganism

Module 2: The Benefits of Veganism
Part 1: Health Benefits
Part 2: Environmental Benefits
Part 3: Moral Benefits

Module 3: A Balanced Diet
Part 1: Common Vegan Diet Mistakes
Part 2: Macronutrients- Protein
Part 3: Macronutrients – Fats and Carbohydrates
Part 4: Micronutrients

Module 4: Meal Planning
Part 1: Principles of Effective Meal Planning
Part 2: Practical and Client-Centric Meal Plans
Part 3: Creating Meal Plans Step by Step

Module 5: Transitioning
Part 1: Transitioning Methods
Part 2: Transitioning Difficulties
Part 3: Eating Out

Module 6: Special Consideration Clients
Part 1: Pregnant Women
Part 2: Veganism in Infants and Children
Part 3: Athletes and Bodybuilders

Module 7: Client Consultations
Part 1: Importance of Effective Consultations
Part 2: The Consultation Format
Part 3: Nutritional Information and Analysis

Module 8: Ongoing Care and Alternative Models
Part 1: Client Aftercare
Part 2: Further Appointments
Part 3: Educational Materials
Part 4: Group Therapy

Module 9: Running a Nutritionist Business
Part 1: Practical Considerations
Part 2: Professional Conduct
Part 3: Marketing Your Business
Part 4: Marketing Channels

Module 10: Case Studies
Part 1: Case Study
Part 2: Breakfast Recipes
Part 3: Lunch Recipes
Part 4: Dinner Recipes
Part 5: Dessert Recipes


Pre requisites

• Should be able to read, understand and write English
• Should be over 18 years of age
• Must have AADHAR card
• Must have access to a tablet and/or laptop or smartphone


How do I know, that you are the best training provider or academy for this course?

• We have over 18 years of experience in the fitness, sports, nutrition, active leisure industry
• We are the only institute to have qualified tutors and assessors as per international standards
• We have highest quality measures for our trainings
• We offer you research based study
• We offer you flexible training format, allowing you to study from the comfort of your home, at your own pace
• You will receive excellent support throughout your training
• Our programs have industry wide acceptance
• Clients and Employers, both know that a FSSA Certificate holder has gone through rigorous assessment procedures and will offer research based quality advice, whilst remaining in their scope of practice

Can I pay in installments?

Yes, you can. Please speak with one of our team members and they will guide you on how best we can support your learning.

How do I receive the study material?

Upon payment, you will receive the study material via email.

Are there any classes?

The courses have been designed in a very detailed yet simple manner. There are no classes and all these nutrition courses are self-study, self placed, distance-learning programs.

What if I need some help with a topic?

As mentioned before, these are extremely detailed and simple to understand. One of the reasons whey they are so affordable as they are not tutor led. Our assessors are always willing to give feedback in case they feel, you have not grasped a topic, when they see their answer sheet.

How long is the certificate valid for?

The certificate is valid for lifetime.

How long do I have to finish this course? How long does it take to finish this course?

Usually our learners take an average of 12 - 14 weeks to finish these courses. The maximum time that we give to our learners is 6 months if you have enrolled for a single course. If you enroll for 2 or more then the maximum time provided is 9 months.

In Diploma total time given to learners is 12 months.

Is there an exam?

Yes, there is an exam (home based). It is a mix of MCQS (Multiple choice questions) and short answer type. You have to complete and submit via email.

What is the assessment criteria?

At FSSA, we believe in learning and improving at every conjuncture. In MCQs you have to score minimum 80% or above and complete all short answers 100%. In case there is some feedback on short answers, our competent assessors shall send you detailed feedback and you will simply have to resend the completed assessment. There is no fee for this.

Can I provide counseling to clients? What do I call myself? What is my scope of practice?

Yes, upon completing any or all of these courses you may consult clients and charge a professional fee(s).

Code of ethical conduct for a nutrition advisor by FSSA:
• Act in the best interest of clients
• Maintain high standards of scientific integrity in your career
• Work within you scope of practice
• Never diagnose and/or prescribe.
• Keep up to date with developments in the nutrition field
• Maintain client confidentiality
• Avoid misleading information
• Comply with relevant legislation
• Communicate effectively with clients
• Be objective, fair, balanced and proportionate in professional statement or recommendations made
• Maintain highest standards od conduct and behaviour in all areas of business/life
• Where requires and appropriate, maintain accurate client records including evidence of having gained informed consent
• Always refer to a specialist when in doubt
• Do not call yourself a dietician but a nutrition advisor/counselor
• Do not deal with clients who have eating disorders, instead refer to a specialist