Develop the knowledge, skills and confidence required to work successfully with clients to recommend individualised nutrition, supplement and lifestyle changes
Inspire clients towards a long term healthier diet and lifestyle using scientific knowledge and practical skills from meal planning to coaching to help them achieve their health goals
The course explores how different healthcare models approach chronic disease prevention and management, including the biomedical and functional medicine methods
This qualification explores the functional medicine model and some of its most commonly used nutrition and lifestyle interventions.
Explore evidence based stress management techniques that can be used by all healthcare practitioners to help clients effectively manage a key contributing factor in chronic disease
Empower your clients to take responsibility for their own health and adopt a long term healthier lifestyle using evidence based, highly effective techniques. Improve patient compliance, client base and job satisfaction
Learn how peak performance cannot be achieved without feeding the body for optimum health and addressing potential underlying physiological imbalances first.
Learn highly effective techniques to help you and your clients overcome personal barriers to change and limiting attitudes and beliefs.
IHS has developed this qualification for practitioners already applying the Functional Medicine model to their practice who wish to keep their knowledge up to date
Who are IHS courses recognised by?
Institute of Health Sciences Academic Certification
The CI Level 4 Diploma in Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching (VRQ) is approved by Ofqual as a UK level 4 (Irish level 6) 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 (Irish level 6/7) 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.
The CI Level 6 Diploma in Personalised Nutrition and Therapeutics is approved as a UK level 6 (Irish level 7/8) Self Regulated Qualification, as above.
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.
Graduates of the IHS Diploma in Nutritional Therapy can register with the Nutritional Therapists of Ireland (NTOI), the only independent Nutritional Therapy association in Ireland. They can also register with the Complementary Medical Association (CMA), and the Federation of Nutritional Therapy Practitioners (FNTP), which covers both Ireland and the UK. Graduates can also apply for direct entry onto the MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert in Personalised Nutrition taught at CNELM in Wokingham, UK. This course is validated by Middlesex University for attendance, part attendance or 100% distance learning (eligibility is subject to grades and a letter of reference from IHS).
Our Certificate in Health & Wellness Coaching is also recognised by the International Coaching Federation (ICF) as 37 hours towards their Approved Coach Specific Training.