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Master the fundamentals of nutrition with The BTN Foundation Academy, an ideal course for those looking to improve their nutrition knowledge from the ground up. At the end of this 10-module online nutrition course you’ll have a comprehensive understanding of calories, macronutrients, fat loss, muscle building, dietary tracking methods, behaviour change, the science of sleep, fiber, supplements, goal setting and more. Commit 30-40 hours to this course and you’ll have the science of nutrition mastered. And we’ll make it enjoyable with our animated and expert led videos which cover each module in depth alongside our course textbook.

The BTN Foundation Academy offers an exceptional value for money and is an AfN and CIMSPA certified course.

Sign up today and take the first step towards mastering nutrition, either for your own knowledge, to add to your CV, or as a feeder course to our Practical Academy.


  • Course led by multi-award winning nutritionist Ben Coomber
  • Understand nutrition in an evidence-based & practical way
  • Maximise health, well-being and body composition
  • No prior knowledge required
  • Learn online in your own time
  • AfN & CIMSPA certified course
Foundation Academy

What's included

  • Blended learning with animated expert led videos, reading, & module by module assessments
  • Tutor support via email and in our student community
  • Lifelong access to course content & all future updates
  • Post course certification
  • 10 CIMSPA CPD points

Enrol on the course

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£350.00 GBP

Save money and get your course materials in digital format, perfect for anyone not wanting or needing the physical course textbook. You’ll get started quickly, and get all the same benefits.


£395.00 GBP

Get our full 380 page course textbook delivered to you in the post so you can benefit from having your reference guide in physical form. You’ll also get the course in digital form.

The BTN Academy's Foundation Academy course is the perfect choice for anyone looking to gain a comprehensive understanding of nutrition from an evidence-based source. Our course is accessible to anyone, with no entry requirements, making it a great starting point for anyone interested in the science of nutrition. Whether you are a personal trainer looking to enhance your clients' results, or someone looking to improve your own health knowledge, the Foundation Academy has something for you. Enroll now and take the first step towards becoming a nutrition expert.

The BTN Academy's Foundation Academy course provides a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental science of nutrition and how to apply it in the real world to achieve results. Over ten modules, you will learn about weight management, calories, macronutrients, micronutrients, dietary tracking methods, sleep science, fiber, hydration, food labels, supplements for health and performance, habit and behavior change, goal setting, and adherence techniques. These modules will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to make a real impact with clients and improve your own health.

Download our full course syllabus today and take the first step towards becoming a nutrition expert.

The BTN Academy's Foundation Academy course is designed to ensure that students have a thorough understanding of the material covered. Each module includes a mandatory quiz that must be passed before progressing to the next module. After completing all 10 modules, students must pass a final comprehensive quiz that covers all the concepts taught in the course.

The quizzes are multiple-choice format and students can retake them if they do not pass the first time, although we encourage students to reach out to us for assistance if they do not pass twice, to ensure their success in the course. Enroll in the BTN Academy's Foundation Academy today and gain a solid understanding of nutrition science.

The BTN Academy's Foundation Academy course provides a comprehensive understanding of nutrition science that will help you enhance your professional and personal life. Professionally, you will be able to advise clients on nutrition, weight management, and health performance, and use behavior change and adherence techniques to get them better results.

Personally, the knowledge you gain will help you lead a healthier lifestyle, not only for yourself but also for your friends and family. At the BTN Academy, we are dedicated to changing lives through nutrition education. Enroll today and start your journey to becoming a nutrition expert.

Each module will take 3-4 hours of learning and there are 10 modules. So 30-40 hours in total. These can be spaced out, or completed as quickly as you like.

Use your knowledge

Nutrition can be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. The BTN Academy's Foundation Academy course is designed to make mastering the science and practical application of nutrition easy, even for those with no prior knowledge. Our course is certified and evidence-based, taught by experts and supported by our blended learning approach and 24/7 support. With only 30-40 hours of coursework, you'll be able to master nutrition in no time. Enroll in the BTN Foundation Academy today and start your journey to becoming a nutrition expert.

Certified nutrition course

The BTN Academy is committed to raising industry standards and that is why we work with accredited bodies. This ensures that our courses are always up-to-date, relevant, and of the highest quality. By partnering with credible, external parties, we are able to provide our students with the best education possible and remain at the forefront of the industry. Enroll in our accredited nutrition courses today and receive the best education in the industry.

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Find out more about our courses by booking a call with the BTN team today or download our course brochure

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