ITEC Applying Nutrition to Physical Activity | New Minds College

ITEC Level 3

Applying the Principles of Nutrition to a Physical Activity Programme

The main aim of the ITEC Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity is to enable learners to gain the practical and theoretical skills necessary to provide nutritional advice for active leisure and physical activity. The course will provide the student with all the information necessary to compile healthy eating plans for clients from different backgrounds and lifestyles. On completion students will receive the Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity. 

Modules covered Include: 

  • Protein, Carbohydrates & Fat 
  • Vitamins & Minerals 
  • The Importance of Water 
  • The Digestive System 
  • Nutrition for Athletes 
  • Nutritional Deficiencies 
  • Nutrition and Health 
  • Food Labelling 
  • Healthy Food Preparation 
  • Body Composition 
  • Portion Control 
  • The Glycemic Index

Opportunities for Employment

There are opportunities for Nutritionists qualified in Nutrition for Physical Activity to find employment in a variety of areas: Sports clubs, Health clubs, Gyms and Spas.


The course is assessed by case studies. 
This allows students to gain the practical experience necessary to work with their own clients. 


including your ITEC Registration

upcoming COURSEs:

Start Date Course Name Location Course Days Course Duration Course Type
03 Oct ITEC Nutrition for Physical Activity Cork - Ballincollig Tuesday and Wednesday from 6.30-9.30pm 5 Weeks Part Time Book Now

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