Diploma of Nutrition

Want more course info?

Enquire Now
Enquire Now
Australian Institute of Personal Trainers
  • Awarded by

    Australian Institute of Personal Trainers

  • Qualification


  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Up to 12 months

  • Start Date

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • Career Outcomes

    Nutrition Advisor | Nutrition Consultant

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

Enquire Now
  • In a Nutshell

    Learn the science and practice of nutrition help improve people's health, wellness and nutrition with the Diploma of Nutrition (10967NAT) from the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers.

    Created and led by industry professionals, this 100% online course will dive into how to provide specialised nutritional advice and evaluate general health, wellbeing and lifestyle and cover basic medical knowledge about the human body. You'll learn how to effectively engage and communicate with a broad demographic of clients, including children and those of diverse cultural background; promote the importance of healthy eating in the community, educating on effective nutrition in accordance with the Australian Dietary Guidelines; pre-screen clients to identify and evaluate the risk of providing nutritional advice to clients in specific circumstances; and apply depth of understanding of diet-related diseases and associated terminologies in diverse contextual ranges. 

    Enquire today about the nationally accredited Diploma of Nutrition and be prepared to join the workforce after just 12 months of study! 

    Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

    • Be at least 18 years old; AND
    • Have completed year 12 or equivalent (a qualification at Certificate IV level or higher OR 2 years of industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication); AND
    • Be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.

    Work Placement

    This qualification requires the candidate to complete 30 practical sessions in a health or fitness workplace under the supervision of one of the following:

    • A qualified Personal Trainer with a Certificate IV or Diploma of Fitness, is registered and has 2 consecutive years of practice as a P.T.
    • A person who holds a Diploma of Nutrition or Advanced Diploma of Nutrition
    • A person who holds a Bachelor of Nutrition and/or Dietetics
    • A registered and practicing Dietitian

    In order to complete your Work Placement, you may be required to hold a current "Working with Children Check Clearance" issued by the relevant Responsible Authority in the State or Territory in which you will undertake the course. Please see the Student Handbook for more information.

  • Subject Breakdown

    In this nutrition course, the subjects you may study include:

    • HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems
    • HLTHPS010 - Interpret and use information about nutrition and diet
    • HLTINF007 - Implement and monitor infection prevention and control standards, policies and procedures
    • HLTAID011 - Provide first aid*
    • HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
    • CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services
    • HLTAAP002 - Confirm physical health status
    • CHCPRP005 - Engage with health professionals and the health system
    • CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
    • NAT10967001 - Educate clients in the fundamental principles of nutrition
    • NAT10967002 - Provide specialised nutrition advice for weight management
    • NAT10967003 - Provide tailored nutritional advice for exercise and sport
    • NAT10967004 - Support the nutritional requirements of specific populations

    *First aid course is to be sourced by the student and completed at an external RTO. Cost is additional. There is a discounted rate for AIPT students with Red Cross Australia.

  • Why Australian Institute of Personal Trainers?

    RTO 32363
    The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) are experts in wellness, nutrition and fitness, and equip their students with the best in online and face-to-face education. Established in 1999 alongside their partner Registered Training Organisation, Foundation Education, they have grown from a handful of campuses in Queensland to over 150 campuses and an extensive network of Mentors Australia-wide. When you study with AIPT you have access to:

    Dedicated student support
    Access to a dedicated team of Support Officers to make the transition into study as smooth as possible.

    Largest network of locations
    We have the industry's largest network of gyms across Australia, ensuring we're in your area.

    Flexible delivery options
    AIPT caters to all learning styles and offers flexible study options to suit everyone’s schedules and budget, with a focus on practical learning and hands-on experience.

    Throughout your studies as an AIPT student, you will have complete access to their expert education team – a group of mentors who are dedicating to answering any of your questions or study queries. Mentors are seasoned fitness professionals with years of experience in the industry and can be contacted via email, online or over the phone. As an AIPT student, you will also have access to the My eCampus learning portal where you will be able to download course content and submit assessments.


    All student testimonials for Australian Institute of Personal Trainers

    "The day that I got the email to say I had passed my course, Sean Weir Fitness was advertising for a new personal trainer. I applied for the job and had an interview the next day. I now instruct five boot camps and two box fit classes a week and I have many personal training clients. I am currently employed by Sean Weir Fitness and am looking to start my Diploma of Fitness with the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers. I am so happy to be doing a job that I love and look forward to going to work everyday."

    Brendan Mann , Certificate IV in Fitness Complete Personal Trainer

    “After quitting my job as a director of two preschools in Bondi, I started the fast track course with the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers. Within 2 weeks I began managing the gym due to my previous experience and within in 12 months, I bought the gym from my mentor! The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers enabled me to get started in my business and now I’m a campus director for AIPT, and I love helping others achieve their dream.”

    Alison Gibson , Certificate IV in Fitness Complete Personal Trainer

    “I work with a registered training organisation while still delivering personal training sessions. My Certificate IV in Training and Assessment qualification has enabled me to increase my revenue, achieve fantastic business growth and combine my passion for fitness and education.”

    Louise Richards , Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Where will this course take you?

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a 10967NAT Diploma of Nutrition from the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers.

    This course will equip you with additional qualifications to further your career and increase your responsibilities in the health and fitness industries. 

  • Career Outcomes

    Wondering where a career in Nutrition could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Dietician, Nutritionist, Allied Health Assistant.

  • Let's talk price

    AIPT offers flexible payment plans beginning from just $60.85* a week!

    Enquire now to find out more about instalment plans or saving on your course fees by paying upfront.

    Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.

    *Payment plan total is $100 deposit + 78 weekly payments. The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers uses the direct debiting services of Debitsuccess on payment plans. Payment plans will incur a $12 establishment fee, charged with the first instalment, plus a 3.63% transaction fee on each transaction. Weekly payment amount provided is already inclusive of the transaction fee.

Keen to Find Out More?

Fill out this form and a Study Consultant from Australian Institute of Personal Trainers will get back to you.


First Name

Last Name


Phone Number

Suburb OR Postcode

What is the reason for your enquiry?

Cost of the course Length of the course Location Study mode Career outcomes Start Dates Reputation of the provider Course financing options Other (please specify)

When would you like to start?

Click to read our privacy policy
Bot image

Hey, Look over here!

Hey There!

We offer a few quick ways to connect with us right now.

Call us now
Call us now
Enquire Now
Enquire Now