Childhood Nutrition and Obesity

This course provides the skills and underpinning knowledge that will enable students to support children and their families to have healthy diets and to develop programmes that prevent and manage childhood obesity.

10 points

CPD Points

100% Online Learning

Delivery Method

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This Association for Nutrition certified interactive e-learning course covers the varying dietary requirements of children, from birth through to adolescence. It also deals extensively with the issue of childhood obesity and how this can be prevented and managed. Currently, in the UK, roughly one in three children leave primary school either overweight or obese.


This online e-learning course is formatted into bite-size lessons giving the opportunity to start and stop training to suit commitments. The course consists of fully interactive online tutorials supported by downloadable resources, all designed to suit a wide range of learning styles.

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course, but If a learner wishes to offer nutrition advice professionally they should also complete the NWM course. Learners need to complete PPNE if they wish to claim the REPs points for this course.


This course is assessed by an online multiple choice exam.


• Importance of nutrition in childhood
• Nutrition for infants
• Influences on a child’s diet
• Nutrition for toddlers and pre-school children
• Physical activity
• Nutrition in childhood
• Nutrition concerns
• Food labels
• Portions sizes
• Childhood obesity
• Designing and implementing a successful weight management intervention for families
• Working with children

Useful Information

What's the benefit to my organisation?

Your staff are more likely to retain members, earn referrals and get results if they can keep your members engaged with their in-depth knowledge. The Childhood Nutrition and Obesity Prevention Course give your staff the skills they need to soar as a personal trainer.

  • Expand offering to cater for family fitness

  • Encourage younger memberships

  • Design and implement successful weight management intervention for families

  • Provide services around childhood obesity management

  • Increase Member Engagement

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