Diet and Nutrition for Complementary Therapists - ITEC


Aims and Objectives

The main aim of the ITEC and/or CIBTAC Level 3 Diploma in Diet and Nutrition for the Complementary Therapist is to enable Candidates to provide healthy eating advice for their clients whom they already treat for another therapy for the purpose of improving health and lifestyle.

Total recommended guided learning hours for units is 100 

It also aims:

  • to provide skills at Level 3 in the National Qualification Framework for those interested in the Complementary Therapy/Care Industry
  • to provide opportunities for staff in the Complementary Therapy/ Care Industry to gain a Level 3 qualification
  • to sustain the interest of Candidates wanting to work in the Complementary Therapy Industry
  • to encourage knowledge and understanding for the Complementary Therapy/Care Industry at Level 3
  • to provide opportunities for Candidates to focus on the development of the major Key Skills and the wider Key Skills in a Therapy context such as communicating with clients, working with others and problem solving 

Assessment is done through case studies and an online exam, taken in our classroom

Recommended Prior Learning

It is recommended that Candidates should have achieved a level of education equivalent to five GCSEs at grades A*- C prior to commencing the ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Diet and Nutrition for Complementary Therapists. However, exemptions may be made for adult returners with experience of the work place

Candidates must hold the pre-requisite of a therapy qualification

Courses offered throughout the year

Timings will be advised, regular classroom sessions are once a week, 9am to 1pm for 5 weeks, you then go away and conduct your case studies for one month, we then have 2 more classes before taking the exam.


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