Level 7 Ext. Diploma in Health Coaching & Applied Nutrition

Course Description


This qualification has been created to develop and recognise the health coaches of today and the future, and to continue to bring recognition and professionalism to the health coaching and nutrition sectors. The Level 7 Extended Diploma in Health Coaching and Applied Nutrition is designed for learners with an advanced qualification that supports their development as coaches within the health and nutrition industry.


The QUALIFI Level 7 Extended Diploma in Health Coaching and Applied Nutrition aims to give learners
the opportunity to:

    • apply analytical and evaluative techniques and to enhance those skills;
    • investigate issues and opportunities;
    • develop their awareness and appreciation of managerial, organisational and environmental issues;
    • use management techniques and practices in imaginative ways;
    • make use of relevant information from different sources;
    • develop and encourage problem solving and creativity to tackle problems and challenges;
    • exercise judgement, own and take responsibility for decisions and actions; and
    • develop the ability to recognise and reflect on personal learning and improve their personal, social and other transferable skills

Entry Requirements

    • Level 6 Qualification or;
    • First Degree or; Bachelor’s Degree
    • 5 Year Managerial Experience

Module Structure

    • Health and Nutrition I – Role of Health
    • Coaching and CAM
    • Health and Nutrition II – Nutrition and Health
    • Coach Practice
    • Wellness
    • Contemporary and Community Health Issues
    • Health Coaching I
    • Health Coaching II – Behavioural Changes
    • Evidence-based Coaching
    • Adult Education
    • Practice Management
    • Health Coach Ethics
    • Professional Communication
    • Capstone Research and Project


Completing this course will allow learners to progress to:

    • Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership
    • Directly into employment in an associated profession