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CI Level 4 Diploma in Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching (VRQ)

Nutrition and lifestyle coaches advise clients in healthy eating and lifestyle programmes to improve their health and wellbeing. The goal is to offer strategies for personal change and work towards a sustainable healthier future using dietary analysis software, body composition analysis and health coaching. A nutrition and lifestyle coach will focus on putting together a healthy eating programme that will ensure their client is eating for optimal health and to minimise the impact of genetic and environmental influences e.g. stress, pollution and lifestyle. A nutrition and lifestyle coach...
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CI Level 5 Diploma in Nutrition and Lifestyle – Evaluating their Role

By 2020, worldwide deaths from chronic disease are projected to exceed 50 million, twice the number of deaths from infectious disease. This is not isolated to developed countries, with the World Health Organisation projecting that by the same year 70% of deaths in developing countries will be attributable to chronic disease. A growing body of research indicates that these diseases may result from interactions between genes, diet & lifestyle. This unique course, CI Level 5 (UK) Diploma in Nutrition and Lifestyle: Evaluating their Role in Chronic Disease Development,...
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Irish Integrative Healthcare Conference 2017

Join Dr Rangan Chatterjee, from BBC1's Doctor in the House, and Dr Patrick Hanaway, Chief Education Officer at the Institute of Functional Medicine, for Ireland's inaugural Integrative Healthcare Conference. In 2017 this ground breaking event will explore whether dementia can be managed using nutrition and lifestyle interventions, with a particular focus on the work of Dr Dale Bredesen and the 'Bredesen Protocol'. Not to be missed by any healthcare professionals wanting to know more about the latest research in this exciting...
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Certificate in Health and Wellness Coaching

Health and Wellness Coaching has developed as an exciting and incredibly successful healthcare profession over the past 30 years in the USA, melding together the best of behaviour change theories, humanistic psychology and life coaching. It recognises that most individuals know what they should be doing to ensure optimum health, have been told what to do by numerous healthcare professionals but still can’t change their habits. Health coaches use specific communication techniques to empower individuals to take responsibility for their own health and to adopt long term healthy...
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Diploma in Coaching and Behavioural Change

This unique one year, blended learning course gives current healthcare professionals a chance to develop essential and highly effective new skills whilst gaining 2 individual professional qualifications ideally suited to the modern healthcare arena. It incorporates practitioner training in both Neurolinguistic Programming (specially tailored for healthcare professionals) and Health and Wellness Coaching, with additional modules in stress management, to help give clients strategies for coping with chronic stress, and entrepreneurship, to ensure graduates have the know how to turn their practitioner skills into a successful career. This...
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Certificate in Personalised Sports Nutrition

This certificate is designed to impart the very latest cutting edge research on performance nutrition to sports and fitness enthusiasts. It is based on the exciting new branch of sports nutrition – ‘Functional Sports Nutrition’, which upholds that peak performance cannot be achieved without feeding the body for optimum health as well as optimum performance. The focus of the course is using nutrition analysis, diet and lifestyle changes alongside specially tailored supplements to maximise physical performance whilst ensuring that an individual has all the macro, micro and phytonutrients they require for optimum...
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Who are IHS Courses Recognised by?

Academic Certification

The CI Level 4 Diploma in Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching (VRQ) is approved by Ofqual as a UK level 4 regulated qualification. As a regulated qualification, it guarantees learners a high quality learning experience and employers, members of the public and others that the learner and IHS have reached the required standards.

The CI Level 5 Diploma in Nutrition and Lifestyle: Evaluating their Role in Chronic Disease Development is approved as a UK level 5 Self Regulated Qualification (SRQ), which means that is designed, delivered and awarded to the same quality standards as a regulated qualification, but is not regulated by Ofqual.

These qualifications are awarded by Crossfields Institute (CI), an awarding organisation and education charity, based in England, specialising in the design, delivery and award of holistic and integrative qualifications in sectors including health and social care and child development. The Institute is regulated by Ofqual (the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) which regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments in England and vocational qualifications in Northern Ireland.

Industry Recognition

Graduates of the Diploma in Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching can register with and gain insurance through the CMA www.the-cma.org.uk and FNTP www.fntp.org.uk.

Graduates of the IHS Diploma in Diet, Health & Wellness Coaching can register with the CMA, www.the-cma.org.uk, FNTP, www.fntp.org.uk and the Association for NLP (ANLP) www.anlp.org. The International Coaching Federation (ICF) www.coachfederation.org recognises the qualification for 37 hours of their required Approved Coach Specific Training (ACST).

Our Certificate in Health & Wellness Coaching is also recognised by the International Coaching Federation (ICF) www.coachfederation.org as 37 hours towards their Approved Coach Specific Training.