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Designed for learners who wish to develop their knowledge to identify, assess and treat, potential imbalances and specific requirements related to nutrition. Topics include applied nutrition and health care, the application of nutritional therapy to health care through food and exercise, and applied nutrition for vegetarians and vegans.  

Level 6 is equivalent to a UK degree, and this course also covers research, critical analysis, and academic writing, for those who may be new to higher level education, or have not studied for a while.

The total qualification time for this course is 365 hours.  

Assessment for this course is via written assignments and 50 hours of clinical practice.


On successful completion of this course, you will achieve two certificates to:  

  • TQUK Level 6 Diploma in Health Care and Nutritional Therapy (RQF - Ofqual Regulated)

  • AHG Level 6 Diploma in Nutritional Therapy (vocational certification)

This course is accredited by the Federation of Nutritional Therapy Practitioners (FNTP).   We are also accredited by the IICT and IPHM to ensure your certification is recognised internationally.  


The cost of this course is £1999.00 which can be paid in full, and the course will be unlocked in full.  You can also pay in 12 payments of £166.58 and lessons will be unlocked monthly over 12 months.

Assessment is via written assignments that you complete.  


This is a 100% self-paced online course, delivered on our AHG Online Academy site.  With a combination of e-books, video, audio, synchronous and asynchronous live zoom classes, we cover all learning styles.   You also get access to our private member's group, and online study groups to ensure you are kept as motivated as possible.

To view the course on our Learning Platform, please click here.

To book, please use the Book Now buttons below.  You can access your course once payment and registration have been made.



  • Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology

  • Biochemistry

  • Health Assessments: 

  • Nutrition Foundation: Principles of Nutrition; Key Guidelines; Nationally Recommended Practice; Nutrition and Physical Activity; Collecting Nutritional Information; Using Nutritional Information.

  • Digestive System and Gut Health: The Gut Microbiome; Digestive Basics; Clean Eating for Gut Health; Fermented Foods for Gut Health; Probiotics and Gut Health; Detoxification for Gut Health; Moods and Gut Health; Food Sensitivities and Intolerances; Common Gut Conditions.

  • Nutrition Fundamentals: Protein; Fats; Carbohydrates; Dietary Fibre; Micronutrients; Phytochemicals; Water; Fructose.

  • Nutrition Protocols: Paleo Diet; Intermittent Fasting; Carb Loading; Carb Cycling.

  • Advanced Nutrition Protocols: Ketogenic Diet; Elimination Diet; Detox Diet; Metabolic Repair Diet.

  • Sports Nutrition: Carbohydrates for Endurance and Recovery; Protein for Strength and Gaining Mass; Vitamins and Antioxidants for Athletes.

  • Sports Programming: Nutrition for Endurance Athletes; Nutrition for Physique Athletes; Nutrition for Strength/Power Athletes.

  • Specific Needs Nutrition: Plant-Based Diets; Nutrition for Young, Women and Older People; Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders; Autoimmune Disorders.

  • Lifestyle Management: Sleep; Exercise Nutrition; Stress.

  • Supplementation: Vitamin D; Omega 3; Whey Protein; Creatine.

  • Evidence Based Supplements: Allergies and Immunity; Bone Health; Cardiovascular Health; Diabetes and Blood Sugar; Fat Loss; Healthy Aging; Joint Health; Libido; Liver Health; Memory and Focus; Mood and Depression; Muscle Gain and Exercise.

  • Gut Health: Leaky Gut; Gut-Brain Axis; 4R Gut Restoration Programme.

  • Clinical Conditions: Adrenal Fatigue; Diabetes; Heart Conditions; Immune System Problems; Autoimmune Conditions; Womens Health; Mens Health; Candida; Pain Management; Mental Health Issues.

  • Weight Management: Obesity; Weight Loss; Weight Management.

  • Exercise for Health:  Cardiovascular Programmes; Strength Programmes.

  • Behaviour Change: Motivational Interviewing; Goal Setting; Empathy.

  • Setting up in Practice:  Professional Practice; Business; Marketing; Branding; Social Media. 

To view a full list of course content, please see our dedicated online course site.

**Candidates can also opt to undertake the RSPH Level 4 Certificate in Nutrition for Physical Activity and Sport for an additional £400.  Please request this at the time of booking.