Certificate in Applied Nutrition (30 ECTS) Accreditation Level 5 (MQF/EQF) Start Date: Thursday, 9th July 2020 End Date: End of November 2020 Time 5pm – 8pm Issue of Certificate End of February 2021 Total Price €800 Total Number of weeks 24 (Lectures) Co-ordinator/Principal Jesmond Friggieri Booking Deposit €300 Payments by Instalments Yes €200 (monthly) Application Online http://bit.ly/LCTS_Form Type of Assessments Assignments & Blended Eligibility Criteria Entry requirements for the award/certificate: a) A secondary level of schooling with no formal secondary education with 15 years of work experience in healthcare or b) Individuals with no experience working in the healthcare setting but have a postsecondary level of schooling at an MQF Level of 4 or c) Individuals who have experience working in healthcare and who have a lower level of education than MQF Level 4 but have more than 5 years of work experience. or d) Persons who have experience working in healthcare and a education level of MQF 4 or higher, with an interest in learning more about nutrition. Nutrition is a topic that’s relevant to individuals from all Relationship to Occupation/s walks of life. This course provides the basic information to lead a healthy lifestyle and the ethical and psychological issues related to nutrition. Moreover, this course serves as the first step towards becoming a fully qualified nutritionist. Disclaimer: The individual must continue studying and must opt for our degree and Master’s courses in order to become a registered nutritionist. This course on its own will enhance the participant’s knowledge, but the participant is not able to register as a nutritionist. Career Path Undergraduate Degree in Nutrition Master’s degree in Nutrition Compulsory ECTS or Elective / Mode of Module/Unit Title ECVE Assessment TS Food and its Constituents Compulsory 4 Assignment The Psychology of Nutrition and Eating Compulsory 4 Assignment Ethical Issues related to Nutrition and Feeding Compulsory 4 Assignment A Healthy Diet Compulsory 4 Assignment Intro. Dietary Problems in the Community Compulsory 4 Assignment Setting Introduction to Clinical Nutrition Compulsory 6 Assignment Malnutrition Compulsory 4 Assignment Terms and Conditions Apply 1. The letter of acceptance will only be issued once the course deposit has been paid. You need to send over the deposit at least two weeks before the course start date. 2. If a student does not pass from a particular module and needs to repeat that same module, this will be carried out at an additional fee. 3. Once the student starts the programme, any fees due are non-refundable. 4. The student has to fill out an online application. On admission, s/he will need to sign a contract of studies. 5. All applicants must present (in paper or digital format) all the certificates that are needed to assess eligibility at least a day before starting the course. 6. If you want to switch courses (e.g. from the Certificate course to the Diploma course within the same faculty), you need to inform us at least two weeks before starting the course. If this change requires an additional deposit fee, then this change will be only accepted on the condition that we receive the payment immediately. Unfortunately, we cannot accept such changes if you've already started the original course. 7. Exemption from course modules due to other certifications that the applicant has already obtained is possible; however, this takes place on a case by case basis. You need to send a formal request by clicking on the following link: https://form.jotformeu.com/jesfrig/rpl. You need to make this request when applying for the course. An official response will be issued during the first week of the course.