Health Coaching & Nutrition Courses

We offer a range of academically accredited and industry recognised part time in-class and online health & nutrition courses including health coaching, nutrition coaching and nutritional therapy

This course is specifically designed for those wishing to help transform lives. IHS coaches can work with a wide range of clients to transform their approach to life by helping them shift the limiting attitudes, assumptions and beliefs which are responsible for their negative behaviours and feelings.

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Who are IHS courses recognised by?

Institute of Health Sciences Academic Certification

The 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 6 Diploma in Nutritional Therapy is approved as a UK level 6 (Irish level 8) 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 health and nutrition course 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 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). 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).

Graduates of the Combined Diploma in Nutrition, Lifestyle and Transformational Coaching can register with the UK & International Health Coaching Association as full members

Graduates of the Diploma in Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching can register with Federation of Nutritional Therapy Practitioners (FNTP) and the CMA. They can also insure themselves to work as Health Coaches directly via BGI.UK or Balens.