The Level 5 Certificate in Nutrition for Weight Management and Athletic Performance qualification will provide the learner with the skills, knowledge, and competence to provide nutritional support to clients with a range of weight management and athletic performance goals. The qualification can be completed with no prior anatomical, physiological or nutritional background as the learner will journey through the fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology and how the food we eat and supplements we take, impact on these basic systems.

● There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification. It is recommended that learners have subject knowledge at least at level 2 however, this is not essential.

● Learners should be at least 16 to undertake this qualification.

Learners must complete the following units:

● Systems of the human body

● The human metabolism, the energy balance, and the currency of calories

● Applied nutrition for health

● Fuelling for athletic performance

● Common diets, food labeling, and the effects of marketing

● Understanding supplemental aids and strategising nutritional goals for clients

The main pieces of evidence for the portfolio could include:

● Assessor observation – completed observational checklists on related action plans

● Witness testimony

● Learner product

● Worksheets

● Assignments/projects/reports

● Record of oral and written questioning

● Learner and peer reports

● Recognition of prior learning (RPL)


Focus Awards

● Level 5 Certificate in Programming Physical Activity for Individuals with Low Back Pain

● Level 5 Certificate in Delivering Physical Activity for Individuals with Mental Health Conditions

● All other Level 5 specialist exercise instructor qualifications

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Benefits to you

  • The quality of your training is of an extremely high standard for the health, fitness and wellbeing sector
  • Our CPD training is often partially or fully reimbursed by employers
  • Demonstrate ongoing professional development for your profession*
  • Global portability and recognition
  • Your certificate is recognised almost in all gyms and fitness centers worldwide

Benefits to your clients

  • You are on top of the latest research and thinking and can provide up-to-date advice to your clients
  • You can prove to your clients that the training you have received is of the highest standard and is relevant to the health, wellness and fitness sector specifically

Benefits to your employer

  • You are on top of the latest research and thinking in your field You meet your company’s requirements and training standards
  • FAE and FAE partners are well-known and well-respected global brands in the health, wellness and fitness sector
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