5 reasons to become a Nutrition and Lifestyle Coach, Sheila Downes

Sheila is a Nutritional Therapist (Sheila Downes Nutrition) & an IHS Clinical Practice Supervisor & Enrolment Consultant

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  • You’re Passionate about Nutrition

If you’ve always had an interest in the field of nutrition and feel passionately about helping others become healthier, you’ve landed on the right page! Read on….

  • You would like to change careers but are apprehensive about taking a big leap

“Do what you love, and you’ll never have to work a day in your life”

Who doesn’t want to have a career and life they love?! However, sometimes making that big leap can be scary and we totally understand. Our students all have lives, family, bills to pay, responsibilities. The beauty of studying the Diploma in Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching, is that you get to dip your toe in the water before jumping right in! You can study alongside keeping your day job. You finish a part-time 10-month course with an academically accredited and industry recognised qualification. You can start practicing after 1 year and build your client base on a part-time basis.

  • Build a rewarding career

As a qualified nutrition and lifestyle coach, you can begin to practice and truly change lives. You will have the skills to coach and inspire individuals and groups towards long term diet and lifestyle changes for optimal health and wellbeing. Many of our graduates have gone on from this point to build rewarding careers and businesses.

From there, you can continue your studies and build on your skills – you might decide to develop your skills further as a health and wellness coach or you might decide you would like to build on your nutrition knowledge and qualify as a Nutritional Therapist. Whatever you decide, you have a good foundation with a level 4 qualification to progress in your career.

  • Develop your Lifelong Learning Skills

When you qualify as a Nutrition and Lifestyle Coach, you will leave feeling confident that you have all the skills necessary to start your own nutrition and lifestyle practice. However, many of our graduates feel that through studying the course, they have also developed many invaluable skills that were not initially so obvious and have helped them hugely in their own personal development. Lifelong learning skills such as communication and interpersonal skills, critical thinking, adaptability and flexibility.

  • There’s never been a better time to focus on health

More and more people are understanding the need to take personal responsibility for their own health and have become increasingly interested in finding health coaches to help them achieve this. The Diploma in Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching will equip you with the knowledge to take better care of your own health, your family’s health and build a rewarding career helping others do the same.