Health Courses

Aged Care Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 9 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Care and counselling course with older people. Study the emotional and physical needs of older people as they change and develop. Study by distance learning and start at any time to suit you.

  • Explore the complex range of emotional issues that confront the elderly - from dealing with the loss of a spouse to relationships with children and grandchildren... and much more.
  • This course was written by tutors highly qualified and experienced in the field of Psychology.
  • This course is suitable for anyone working in aged care services; or simply seeking to improve their knowledge and skills to better help the elderly.

 

 

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Anatomy and Physiology (Human Biology 1A) Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 6 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

 Comprehensive Introductory Course in Human Biology

  • Learn about Anatomy and Physiology by Distance Learning
  • Flexible study - study where and when best suits you
  • Option to study either online, or using printed notes, or a CD
  • Options for further, more advanced studies for any students who choose to continue beyond this course 

This course provides you with the knowledge basis to a career in Human Health and Wellbeing. You will understand what is a human body, how it works.

This course is designed for people working or looking to work in the health care industry, or for people who want to have the basic knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.

This course is the FOUNDATION for understanding the human body; and the first step toward further studies or a career in health services or fitness industries. It provides credit toward qualifications in many things, including naturopathy, fitness, health etc.

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Aromatherapy Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 8 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

AROMATHERAPY ONLINE COURSE

Aromatic Oils Can Affect Your Wellbeing

This course provides an introduction to the safe use of Aromatherapy oils. The course is suitable for those wanting to use Aromatherapy in the home, or for those working in a related discipline.

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Aromatherapy Health Applications Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Study aromatherapy online for health and wellbeing

Aromatherapy is the use of aroma/scent/fragrance for therapeutic reasons.  Scent can be used in a variety of therapeutic ways, such as candles, incense, hair and body products. Oils can also be used as a complementary treatment or massage treatment.  This course looks at the principles of aromatherapy, the benefits of common scents and how these can be used to improve healt hand wellbeing.

The course requires around 100 hours of study and is studied by distance learning. Start at any time to suit you with support from our excellent aromatherapy tutors.

 


 

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Back Health Care Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 9 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Learn to manage, maintain and care for the back - a course for health professionals, fitness leaders, people with back issues.

Understand the options from surgery and drugs to stretching and complimentary therapies

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Cardiorespiratory Health Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 7 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

CARDIORESPIRATORY HEALTH

ONLINE COURSE

Gain an insight and understanding of how your cardiovascular and respiratory systems work together to oxygenate cells and remove carbon dioxide from your body. 

Understand how the systems are regulated in both resting and active states and learn how different conditions can affect your cardiorespiratory performance.  An ideal course for anyone with an introductory knowledge of human biology who is keen to expand their understand of these vital body systems.

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Cellular Biology Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

This is an important foundation course for all people interested in human health studies. T

he cell is the basic unit of life. Its knowledge is most essential to understand how life works for higher animals and plants. To understand cells is to understand the basic unit of life. This is essential to understanding how life works for higher animals and plants.

Lessons include: introduction to cells and their structure; cell chemistry; DNA, chromosomes and genes; cell division: meiosis and mitosis; cell membranes; protein structure and function; protein synthesis; food, energy, catalysis and biosynthesis; intracellular compartments, transport and cell communication; the cell cycle and tissue formation.

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Child & Baby Nutrition Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Learn about optimum nutrition for pregnancy, new mothers, infants, toddlers, and children.

Created specially by a team of highly qualified health scientists, this is an ideal course for people working with or wanting to work with children, people in the healthcare industry or for mothers wanting to enhance their knowledge for their own child’s nutrition. Excellent for childcare workers, child counsellors, naturopaths, and more. 

 

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Creative Therapies Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 8 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Creative Therapies Online Course

Study creative therapies through online learning. Learn to use creative therapies to address both physical and mental health issues and rehabilitation.

The course covers topics such as - art therapy, dance and movement therapy, psychotherapeutic writing, psychodrama, singing and music therapy, crafting therapy and much more.

Students will also learn how to work with individuals and groups, as well as counselling skills and confidentiality.

You can start the course at any time to suit you and work at your own pace supported by our tutors.

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Ecotherapy Practices Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Learn Ecotherapy Practices.

  • Learn to be an ecotherapist
  • Professional development for health and fitness professionals

 

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Food Coaching Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Food coaching is an emerging profession.

It combines coaching skills with knowledge of nutrition to help clients choose better ways of eating and diets which are healthier for them.  Coaching is concerned with helping clients to define their goals, and then work out ways to achieve them.  Coaches encourage clients to look at their lifestyle and how it might influence their diets and goals. 

While dieticians may be experts at telling people what to eat, food coaches are experts at motivating people and helping them to develop better strategies to improve their eating habits

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Foundations for Physiotherapy -Muscles and Movement Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 8 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

LEARN ABOUT MUSCLES BY DISTANCE EDUCATION

  • Learn how humans sense the world around them then move in response to those senses.
  • Gain a foundation for working in sport and fitness services, physiotherapy, chiropractic and complimentary medicine support

It shows with practical examples how our body is able to move and how to improve flexibility, performance and posture. The course guides you to a better understanding of the operation of muscles and nerves, in movements and reactions observed in the body.

This course covers: nerves, the nervous system, motor skills, structure and function of skeletal muscle, muscular strength, endurance and flexibility.

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Foundations Of Human Nutrition -Human Nutrition I Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 9 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

HUMAN NUTRITION ONLINE COURSE

What is a Healthy Food Choice?

This course provides an understanding of the sources, actions, and interactions of nutrients from the food that we consume. Looking at the balance of the nutrients in foods and what makes up a balanced diet. Excellent for anyone interested in nutrition and health for themselves or to help and counsel others.

Comments from ACS Student: Because I am expanding my knowledge and the things I am learning in this course I can use in everyday life as well, for example, when it comes to making food choices, I think back to what I have learned in this course and think about how certain foods can benefit me and my body. I am getting feedback about how I am progressing, both negative and positive points which help me to improve and also give me confidence in what I am doing and also motivate me. S. Ryan, Australia - Human Nutrition 1

 

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Human Nutrition II Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

 STUDY HUMAN NUTRITION ONLINE YOUR OWN PACE

Learn to select and prepare food for a healthier diet.

This course covers the elements of vitamins and minerals and teaches you how to develop a well balanced diet. It can be taken alone or to build on the information learned in Nutrition I.

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Human Nutrition III (Disease & Nutrition) Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 8 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

LEARN ABOUT FOOD INTOLERANCE AND DETOXIFICATION

This course explains the principles of food intolerance, detoxification, food combining and dietary programs.

It explores information on the management of foods to optimize health as well as covering different ways of eating, food toxicity, and detoxification. This course completes the knowledge build up in Nutrition I and II, and also can stand alone as a nutrition programs course.

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Medical Language Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Medical Terminology Online Course.

Do you need to communicate with Doctors and patients?

  • A special course designed for people working or wishing to work in medical environments, with no medical training, to develop skills to communicate clearly and effectively using medical terminology.
  • This course is relevant to anyone working or wishing to work in fields of health, alternative medicine or paramedical areas; such as reception for a doctor or natural therapist.
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Nutrition for Sports Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online

Study Nutrition for Sports Course - Now Available on Special Offer

 

Learn how nutrition relates to sporting performance.

  • Learn about energy in the athlete's body, fluids, competition and training diets.
  • A perfect course for the amateur or professional sportsman, trainer, coach, or anyone wanting to better manage diet for improved or more appropriate to sporting performance.
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Play Therapy Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 9 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Play Therapy Techniques and Uses are studied in this course. Learn how play can be used as a therapeutic tool in the treatment of injury, illness or disability.  Develop your ability to apply play therapy techniques to address psychological problems in children and specific adult populations.

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Qualification - Advanced Certificate in Nutritional Counselling Duration icon 900 hours Qualification icon Advanced Certificate Modules icon 9 modules Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

HEALTH COACHING COURSE - ADVANCED CERTIFICATE

STUDY BY DISTANCE LEARNING

More and more people are turning to Health or Nutrition Coaches to help them achieve their health and well being goals. This rapidly developing industry is offering vast opportunities. 
 
This course is an excellent starting point to develop skills and knowledge to enable the graduate to work with people, helping them achieve results. 
 
You will cover a range of Nutrition, Health Science, and Counselling modules, with the option to specialise in areas such as -
  • Weight loss
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Children's Nutrition
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Qualification - Associate Diploma In Food And Nutrition Duration icon 1500 hours Qualification icon Associate Diploma Modules icon 15 modules Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

FOOD AND NUTRITION ONLINE DIPLOMA

 

  • Learn about the food industry and human nutrition
  • Work in health, nutrition, food service or related industries
  • Expand your career prospects or start a business -follow your dream

This associate diploma expands on the subject of nutrition and health, will give a competitive edge for people wanting to work in the field of Nutrition.  It covers essential elements of different areas of nutrition, the human body and health, as well as research projects.

This course would be considered ideal for those who wish to gain invaluable skills useful within a range of industries such as food research, service, processing and advice etc. It does not however provide the qualifications necessary for a nutritional specialist, more so it provides a strong foundation for a career in nutrition. Nutritional experts will normally be required to complete a Bachelors Degree from University (which involves 6 years of part time study.)

Completion of this course provides advance standing in a number of other qualifications offered through our network of affiliates (including Pre med Diploma with Warnborough College)
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Qualification - Associate Diploma in Nutritional Science Duration icon 1500 hours Qualification icon Associate Diploma Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Nutrition Course

Understand the science behind nutrition. This in depth course is unique in the way it offers a complete

foundation of study across several nutritional disciplines. The student will gain knowledge in the science behind nutrition, as well as the opportunity to explore areas that interest them, such as:
  • Nutrition for weight loss
  • Nutrition for children and babies
  • Nutrition for weight loss
Use your studies to create an exciting new career path.
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Qualification - Certificate in Care (Care Professionals) Duration icon 600 hours Qualification icon Certificate Modules icon 6 modules Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

COUNSELLING AND CARE - DISTANCE LEARNING COURSE

  • Study with a highly regarded distance learning college
  • Study in your own home with support from our experienced tutors and staff.
  • Learn about counselling and care
  • Study in your own time and at your own pace.
There are many different avenues to work as a carer - many people need support in a range of different situations. This course provides the student with a range of relevant skills to work as a carer, but can also be applied to many different situations - both personal and professional. You can learn about:
  • Counselling
  • Aged Care
  • Grief Counselling
  • Crisis Counselling
  • Life Coaching
  • Careers Counselling
  • Psychology
  • ... and more

 

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Qualification - Certificate in Children's Nutrition Duration icon 600 hours Qualification icon Certificate Modules icon 6 modules Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Certificate qualification with specialism in child and baby nutrition.

 

Learn to Manage the Diet of Children

 

Study four core modules made up of Children's Nutrition, Nutrition I, II and III

Then choose two elective modules from Child Psychology, Sports Nutrition, Therapeutic Nutrition or Nutrition for Weight Loss.

 

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Qualification - Certificate in Food Coaching and Nutrition (Weight Loss Specialism) Duration icon 600 hours Qualification icon Certificate Modules icon 6 modules Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Train as a food coach specialising in weight loss.

Would you like to help clients to lose weight and eat a healthier, balanced diet. This certificate qualification looks at good food and nutrition, weight loss, food coaching and weight loss consultancy.

Start at any time to suit you.

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Qualification - Certificate in Health Support Duration icon 600 hours Qualification icon Certificate Modules icon 6 modules Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

HEALTH SUPPORT ONLINE COURSE

 

Start training to work in Health Support or allied health industries.

This course is designed to provide valuable knowledge and skills that are in demand across a wide range of positions that support health services.

It may lead to employment in such things as:
  • medical administration,
  • receptionist for a doctor, physiotherapist, chiropractor or naturopath;
  • medical sales and marketing positions,
  • assistant, attendant or paramedical support positions.
It is also a pathway to further studies.
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Qualification - Certificate In Nutritional Counselling Duration icon 600 hours Qualification icon Certificate Modules icon 6 modules Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

NUTRITIONAL COUNSELLING ONLINE COURSE
  • Learn Human Nutrition at Home -Online course, or distance education
  • Learn what food is healthy
  • Start a business or find employment helping others manage their diet
  • Graduates qualify to join the Association of Coaching and /or Complimentary Medicine Association (UK)
  • Pathways available to continue studies toward higher qualifications (including Advanced Diplomas with HSA and degrees)
  • Graduates may find work in
    • health support and complimentary medicine
    • life coach or nutritional advisor
    • weight management, health and fitness
    • food service, processing and supply enterprises (everything from catering to health food shops)

Note: In some countries, and in some high level jobs (eg. Hospital dietician), you may need a university degree or higher. This course is equivalent to less than 20% of such a qualification

This course provides a strong grounding in human nutrition and the basic skills needed to advise or counsel people in this area. It is ideal for those with existing qualifications in health. The course is also suitable for students who want to  provide general nutritional advice to improve fitness and wellbeing through diet, or to improve their own diet. Students will NOT be qualified to advise others on nutrition related to medical or health problems, based on this course alone.

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Qualification - Certificate in Rehabilitation Duration icon 600 hours Qualification icon Certificate Modules icon 6 modules Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

HELP PEOPLE REHABILITATE AFTER TRAUMA
 
There are many reasons why people may need support with rehabilitation after a difficult time. Rehabilitation required may be physical or mental. Successful rehabilitation can help people to recover completely from their trauma, or may help them to cope with their situation more positively. Rehabilitation may be a short term intervention to help with initial recovery, or may be more long term to help with a clients ongoing quality of life.
 
This course gives a foundation in a number of relevant areas, such as counselling, stress management and nutrition. It also offers elective in more specialised areas such as:
  • Horticultural Therapy
  • Fitness
  • Life Coaching
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Qualification - Certificate in Sports Nutrition Duration icon 600 hours Qualification icon Certificate Modules icon 6 modules Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Focus on sports nutrition with this 600 hour certificate qualification. It takes you through general nutrition, then focus on sports nutrition.

There are four core modules made up of Sports Nutrition, Nutrition I, II and III. Then choose two elective modules from Therapeutic Nutrition, Nutrition for Weight Loss, Weight Loss Consultant or Children's Nutrition.

 

 

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Qualification - Foundation Diploma in Food Coaching and Nutrition Duration icon 1000 hours Qualification icon Foundation Diploma Modules icon 10 modules Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Train to be a Food Coach

Food coaching is a growth industry. It combines coaching clients to improve their knowlege of nutrition and find better ways for them to eat and improve their diet. It also uses coaching skills to help people to work out their goals and achieve what they want to achieve for themselves. While dieticians may be experts at telling people what to eat, food coaches are experts at motivating people and helping them to develop better strategies to improve their eating habits.

This 1000 hour distance learning course combines ten 100 hour modules looking at food coaching, weight loss, therapeutic nutrition, life coaching and more.

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Qualification - Foundation Diploma in Health Management Duration icon 1000 hours Qualification icon Foundation Diploma Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

STUDY HEALTH MANAGEMENT
 
 The health and wellbeing industry is booming. There is scope to apply health management skills in a range of different areas and roles - with a foundation knowledge, the graduate has an extensive range of opportunities.
 
This course introduces the student to relevant health topics, and allows the student to specialise in areas of their choice. Such as:
  • Health science
  • Nutrition
  • Fitness and Wellbeing
  • Weightloss
  • Psychology and Counselling 
  • Children's health
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Qualification - Foundation Diploma In Natural Health Duration icon 1000 hours Qualification icon Foundation Diploma Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Diploma in Natural Health Online Studies - Start your new career here
  • study complementary medicine
  • seek a career as a natural therapist, nutritionist and health counsellor

 

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Qualification - Foundation Diploma in Nutrition Duration icon 1000 hours Qualification icon Foundation Diploma Modules icon 10 modules Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Foundation Diploma in Nutrition qualification

Study eight core modules made up of Nutrition I, II and III, Children's Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Therapeutic Nutrition, Nutrition for Weight Loss, Weight Loss Consultant.

Then choose two elective modules from Motivation, Starting Your Own Business, Life Coaching, Health and Wellbeing.

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Qualification - Pre-Medical Diploma Duration icon 800 hours Qualification icon Diploma Modules icon 8 modules Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

PRE-MEDICAL DIPLOMA ONLINE COURSE 

PRE-MEDICAL DIPLOMA - FOUNDATION STUDIES IN PRE-MEDICINE

This intensive home learning program provides a foundation and advance standing for those seeking either to pursue a medical career with further university studies or those wanting to study complementary medicine

This is an excellent opportunity for any individual in any part of the world to follow a career in health.

Note: that this course does not and should not be seen as providing full medical training.

This course was designed to suit curriculum documentation originally developed by Warnborough College, working with partner medical universities outside of the UK. Warnborough has a history of graduates from this course having been accepted into courses at various universities in the past.  This unique course can be studied from home.  This diploma meets the high standards required for Medical School, and in order to become a doctor you will still need to attend Medical School after completion.

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Qualification - Proficiency Award In Nutrition Duration icon 500 hours Qualification icon Proficiency Award Modules icon 5 modules Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

NUTRITION ONLINE STUDY COURSE

This specialised qualification (Prof.Awd.Nutr.) is designed as a complementary study for persons who already have significant knowledge, experience, or past studies in a related discipline (eg. Biology, Food Service, Cooking, Health Science, Fitness, etc). This substantial and specialised study of human nutrition will complement and enhance a person's capacity to work in a range of different situations, for example:

  • Retailing Foods
  • Restaurants
  • Life Coaching or Fitness instructor
  • Medical Practitioner.

The course does not qualify you to be a Dietician or to prescribe restricted nutrient supplements (To do that would require several years of full time studies), but for those already working with food or nutrition, it will enhance your skills at work; and for anyone not working with food, it will provide you with valuable knowledge.

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Therapeutic Nutrition Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Good Diet Helps Healing ...Learn how.

Therapeutic nutrition is the provision of nutrients to maintain and/or restore optimal nutrition and health. Therapeutic diets may be required as therapy for a disease e.g. coeliac disease or to treat malnutrition arising from low energy and nutrient intakes or due to increased energy and nutrient needs.

 

 

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Weight Loss Consultation Course Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Study to become a Weight Loss Consultant
 
The rise in obesity rates has been accompanied by an increase in the range of opportunities to develop weight loss services designed to help clients not only lose weight, but also increase their fitness levels. Throughout this course we shall examine how to set up effective weight loss services and provide you with the knowledge and skills to support these services.
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Weight Management Nutrition Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 9 lessons Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning

Learn how Nutrition affects weight loss (and gain)

  • understand factors surrounding obesity
  • work with children in the child care industry
  • already working as a personal trainer and want to know more about nutritional guidelines to support clients
  • work in health with people who are concerned with weight gain.
This course helps you understand obesity, particularly focusing on the affect of what we eat on weight.
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