Yes, you can enrol and start your studies at any time. This is an online course and there is no classroom attendance. Currently this is a textbook based only course; we do not have video content or any additional components.
Vegan Nutrition FAQ
This vegan nutrition course is designed to be completed at your own pace and in your own space. The length of time is approximately 9 months. This depends on if you prefer to fast-track your studies and graduate sooner or if you want to take your time, so you can focus on work or family … Continued
The prices will vary since some students prefer to buy paperback copies (verses hardback), used books or kindle editions. The approximate cost of all the textbooks when purchased new is $300.
The Vegan Nutrition Course emphasizes plant-based nutrition from mostly a Western, scientific perspective whereas the Wholefood Nutrition Course also includes an Eastern approach to healthy eating according to Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine principles (ie. the energetics of food and food combinations according to your constitution)
There are assignments that correspond with each textbook and no exams. You may refer to your notes and books to assist you with your assignments. These assignments are designed to be simple and concise, and to ensure that you have read and properly understood the information before you counsel others.
Then you will be issued a different assignment and be allowed to retake it at an additional cost of $30. Though none of our students have had to have an assignment reissued for this course.
No, we understand that circumstances changes and unanticipated events may arise, so you can have an extension if you need more time to complete this course. Nine months is an estimate of how long it would take to complete the course if you study for a few hours each week.
Yes, this is a privately accredited nutrition course and not a government accredited nutrition course. Upon graduation you will receive a diploma and be able to start your new career as a nutritional consultant or counselor immediately. In Australia, professional nutritional practice is not regulated by the government so you will be able to use … Continued
Yes, after completing this course and obtaining your diploma you will be qualified to get insurance before you start your nutrition practice. There are several options on where to get your standard Malpractice and General Liability Insurance, one of the companies that we recommend is JUA Underwriting Agency Pty Limited due to its affordability (www.jua.com.au).
As a vegan nutrition consultant, you will be able to set your own hourly rate. The average nutrition consultant charges anywhere between $30 and $150 per hour. The main factors to consider before you set your price point are the location of your practice (Are you in a rural area, suburbs or city? Or will … Continued