Green Tara College,
ITEC Diet & Nutrition Diploma
Open to all - no previous study or experience necessary
Starting April 2019
This course is open to everybody no previous training necessary.
If you wish to practice professionally as a Holistic Diet & Nutrition coach/advisor you need to take the Anatomy and Business module.
It is an excellent necessary additional qualification for the Reflexology, Massage Therapist, Sports therapist, Beauticians, Reiki Practitioners etc.
Fees & Dates : Details at the bottom of the page
Through your experience of working with clients or indeed in your own life and the lives of your family and friends you will undoubtedly have had the experience of feeling the need to take vitamins and wondered about the correct diet for your health or various health issues from that of babies to teenage years to adulthood, to maturity.
This course provides those who are interested in diet & nutrition with the key information needed to provide their clients with healthy eating advice in accordance with government guidelines. This qualification is suitable for those employed in complementary, holistic and health & fitness therapies
The phrase you are what you eat has incredible meaning when applied to modern diets over reliance on highly processed, high fat, low nutrient foods. By having a more complete understanding of the beneficial effects of proper diet, on the individual, therapists improve the quality of their home life and professional care advice for clients which in turn promotes term health care and disease prevention.
This course will give you an understanding of all of the processes involved how the body extracts nutrients from food, how it uses them and problems to deficiency or excess of these nutrients. By giving you a focus dietary related ailments and conditions you will learn how to design plans to improve those conditions in their clients. You will learn to individually assess the specific nutritional requirements of clients give healthy lifestyle advice suited to those requirements. By recording progress of the dietary plan over a suitable period, you will learn track the progress of healthy dietary change - giving support and encouragement needed.
Our aim at Green Tara College is to offer you excellent training in a personal supportive way. We operate an open door policy and our commitment is to help you in any way we can to achieve your goals and dreams.
All of the holistic courses at Green Tara have a basis and foundation within the spiritual and holistic approach. You will find throughout your training that you are also being gently taken on your own personal journey.
You may just want to take the training for yourself or family but upon successful completion of the course you will come out confident to use this exciting knowledge.
We have structured the course over weekends with mostly one day a month to make it accessible and easy to attend both time wise and if you are travelling a distance especially for people from all over the country.
We have included in the course a free optional choice of our holistic on energy management, protection and therapist care which you will a very enjoyable and enlightening experience. If module does not appeal to you, there is the option of not taking it, however it will provide you with a strong basis of the way in which holistic health and therapies work and in particular how our emotions and thoughts influence our health alongside learning personal energy protection and manifestation techniques that can contribute towards making your life more peaceful, happy and efficient.
Our College always aims to have student-based learning with an open door policy and we have one-to-one meeting opportunities for feedback throughout the year.
Students are assessed continuously throughout their course and given individual support and encouragement as needed. Their final result is achieved through passing a multiple choice question paper which counts for 50% of their overall result. The rest of their grade is achieved by completing 5 client case studies (this means that you practice with people and take records of their progress)
If you hold a diploma from another qualification body then you are still eligible to take this diploma and do not need to take Anatomy & Physiology again
The Diet & Nutrition training includes:
Examination and assessments for the Diet & Nutrition Module:
ITEC Diploma in Diet & Nutrition - Level 3 UK & International
Upon successful completion of all the Modules you will carry the internationally recognized ITEC qualification which enables you to gain insurance as a Diet & Nutrition adviser for Holistic Therapies. You as the practitioner will have acquired the skills to communicate and facilitate the client in consultation.
Energy Management Module
This a free module we offer to anybody (normally €150.00) who has not previously taken this training with Green Tara College. It really adds to your understanding of the nature of people and especially in connecting the emotional and mental effect of thoughts and life episodes in people's lives
You will receive a Certificate in Energy Management & Awareness from Green Tara College
The College will provide all necessary teaching equipment. The equipment that you will need is minimal and includes:
Enrolment and entry qualifications
Fees, Payment Methods & Bookings
Diploma in Diet & Nutrition:
Deposit is €450.00
The course can be paid for in 4 minimum monthly instalments as follows:
Aiden Kelly – Diet & Nutrition Tutor
Aiden is a practicing complementary therapist and offers nutritional advice as a separate therapy as well as combining it with his practical therapies by giving beneficial homecare advice to aid the health of his clients. Aiden’s passion for all aspects of food has led him to become involved in the promotion of the awareness of the benefits to healthy eating by writing articles, detox and diet plans etc for magazines and health food shops. Aiden is an ITEC approved tutor.
Aiden is constantly attending courses, seminars, talks and further education programmes in order to improve his subject knowledge. Nutrition is an ever changing and evolving subject – it is a relatively young science and as such new discoveries are constantly being found. This course aims to give students the knowledge to be able to make intelligent decisions about their and their client’s food choices. Healthy eating and lifestyle doesn't’t just impact a person’s weight – all aspects of their health are affected – energy, mood, focus, concentration, emotion, hormones, fitness, intelligence, enthusiasm etc. are all improved, as well as physical health.
Aiden’s aim, within the framework of the ITEC course syllabus, is to educate students as to the reasons for healthy food choices. Helping them to avoid the pitfalls of misinformed and misguided ‘faddy’ diets while encouraging the development of their enthusiasm for proper dietary habits that promote lifelong healthy eating.
Diet & Nutrition Course Dates 2017
You are welcome to pay by:
2) Cheque – made out to Green Tara College
3) Direct Debit
4) Postal Order
5) Credit/Debit Card
Where to Pay
1) Post: You may post payments to our office as follows: M. Fagan, Green Tara, Boyerstown, Navan, Co. Meath.
3) Direct Debit : contact Majella for details
Remember to Include with your application
5) Bank - Please contact Majella for bank details
When Posting: Please supply your email and phone numbers so we can get in contact with you, thanking you.