The Nutrition Course

Improve your Health or Start an Exciting Career

Features of the Course

The Nutrition Course is provided online.
You study at home in your own time and at your own pace.

Diploma Course

Cutting edge diploma course in Nutrition

Industry Insight

Authored by a leading professional Nutritionist

24/7 Support

Ask for assistance at any time

Exclusive Facebook Group

Connect with students worldwide

No Fixed Start Dates

Start now, any day or time of the year

Payment Options

Flexible payment options

Useful Resources

Learn how to create healthy meal plans and delicious recipes


7 day money back guarantee

Personal Tutor

Personal tutor to assist you and mark your assignments


Rated 4.6 out of 5 based on 28 reviews.

  • Tracey Rosevear

  • 27 Jul 2021

Highly recommend the Nutrition Course

Studying through The Nutrition Institute My journey through this course was most informative and rewarding. I feel well equipped to...

  • Surekha Hiramaneck

  • 26 Jul 2021

Kim is extraordinary

I find the feedback received from Kim Malcolm is excellent and detailed. She provides good pointers on where I can...

  • Daniel C Gervais

  • 24 Jul 2021

Great course with a lot of information

This is a great course for anyone who wants to be a nutritionist or if you just want to be...

  • Penelope Bertoni

  • 23 Jul 2021

I have found the course very well layed…

I have found the course very well layed out and organised. I have loved learning everything about this course. Its...

  • Lisa Jill Ross

  • 21 Jul 2021

Studying online has opened a whole new world for me during lockdown.

I had always been fascinated with nutrition. Having time on my hands, I decided to broaden my horizon. Studying online...

  • Mariëtte Joubert

  • 20 Jul 2021

Wonderful course

As someone who had free time on their hands and an interest in knowing more about the world of nutrition,...

  • Stephanie Levison

  • 19 Jul 2021

What a wonderful course

What a wonderful course. The material is easy to read and full of useful information. The assignments are challenging and...

  • Lindsay Stafford

  • 15 Jul 2021

Really enjoying every minute of this…

Really enjoying every minute of this course! The content is exceptionally interesting , the assignments help you grasp and put in...

  • Steph

  • 15 Jul 2021

I am absolutely loving this course.

The course material is both informative and empowering. Kassandra is wonderful and gives great feedback. The course layout is beautiful...

  • Tanya Jacqueline du Toit

  • 12 Jul 2021

From my student perspective!

I have learnt more than what I ever thought possible through the Nutrition Institute! Kim has been a great support...

  • Lerato Tabitha Moloi

  • 12 Jul 2021

The best online institution ever!

The best online institution ever!! Kim is an amazing lecturer, she gives valuable feedback and she's very patient with her...

  • Emma Stubbs

  • 08 Jul 2021

Absolutely loving the course

Absolutely loving the course! The first thing that drew me to the course was the transparency of the content t...

  • Moya Purchase

  • 07 Jul 2021

I cannot fault the course

I cannot fault the course, or my tutor. Kim has been nothing but supportive and encouraging! As a full time...

  • Janita de Wet

  • 06 Jul 2021

I am finding this course very informative

I am finding this course very informative and I also found that their research is up to date with the...

  • Katlego Thobejane

  • 05 Jul 2021

Best institution to work with

Their online systems are so user friendly. Like they are the easiest to work on. The tutors are so amazing...

The Course

The course has been written for you to explore the life-changing value of becoming your own personal nutritionist for you and your family or choosing to become a professional one. Our Nutrition course will increase your awareness and give you all the training and skills necessary to question the food that we eat, as well as our choice of lifestyle and how it impacts every system of the body.

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Course Outline

The Nutrition course is delivered online and consists of 12 modules and 12 assignments. You can study in your own time and at your own pace to get the most out of every module. Normally, you would expect to be dedicating an average of about 4-6 hours per week for 24 weeks. However, many students take up to one year to complete their studies because of family or work commitments.

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The Institute

The Nutrition Institute offers you the most advanced and comprehensive online solution to learning available today. We offer the most thorough home study course in nutrition using the very latest online learning techniques. Our commitment to providing the highest quality training program has resulted in unique teaching and student support systems, which produce unparalleled results.

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We are accredited and recognised by

In partnership with UNICEF, The Institute donates R 50.00 from each enrolment to the children in the Syria crisis. This money will help to provide a safe education to the children in war-torn Syria. UNICEF’s aim this year is to assist in providing a formal and safe education for 1.2 million children in Syria. This includes the provision of facilities, school furniture, qualified teachers, rehabilitation, safe learning environments, and learning materials. We are very privileged to be working with UNICEF towards this goal.

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The Author

Our course has been written by the accomplished and certified Nutritionist, Kim Malcolm. Through this course, Kim shares her years of knowledge and expertise to help you excel at what you love and develop in you a keen awareness for creating your own unique nutrition practice. Kim lives by example and has taught, inspired and encouraged the interior acceleration of well-being globally.

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Our Tutors

Our handpicked tutors are not only great teachers but experts in their fields.
Aliz Toth
Aliz's passion for nutrition began when she personally experienced the power of food as medicine after experiencing a number of unresolved health issues. That is when she decided to go back to university and complete further studies and gain her Bachelor in Nutritional Medicine and has not looked back since.
Kassandra Kaleda
Accredited with a Bachelor of Food Science and Nutrition, Kassandra is a passionate Nutritionist and Health Coach who dedicates herself to supporting people to thrive in health, without sacrificing their love of food.

Kim Malcolm
Kim Malcolm is an accomplished, certified Nutritionist who genuinely lives her passion for food and lifestyle as medicine. She has worked globally throughout her career, meeting with private clients, writing and managing nutritional seminars for hundreds of people, creating whole food recipes, teaching cooking classes, and consulting to chefs and cafés.

Student Testimonials

Take a moment to read some of our graduate testimonials.
Lizelle Horn

The course exceeded my expectations significantly. I have learned a lot about nutrition and have really improved my knowledge in this field.

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Roxanne Sonnenberg

The amount of information presented in the modules is by no means "simple", but it is palatable, written beautifully and relayed in a manner that not only informs and educates but uplifts at the same time.

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Maria van Rooyen

I gained knowledge and particular insights that one can only gain from studying a course created and overseen by someone experienced in the field.

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Izanne Visser

The course material is relevant, which in this industry that is crucial. I thoroughly enjoyed the holistic look at the impact of nutrition in all areas of one's life.

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Cyann Nel

The Nutrition Institute has been an amazing experience where not only did I learn a lot about nutrition in a scientific and holistic manner, I learned a lot about myself.

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Sheri Mac Adam

Never before have I experienced learning material structured in such a user-friendly manner. The study guide is beautifully put together with added links for further study if interested. The course content is current and based on solid fact and science.

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Course Fees

We offer a number of flexible payment options.

Pay in Full

Save R 500.00

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R 7,999.00


Weekly Plan

24 Weekly Payments

R 8,499.00

R 354.13

per week


Monthly Plan

6 Monthly Payments

R 8,499.00

R 1,416.50

per month


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Money Back Guarantee

Not happy? Contact us within 7 days of your enrolment to receive a full refund.

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The Nutrition Institute

Design Quarter
Leslie Road, Fourways
Johannesburg, 2191

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

For answers to our most commonly asked questions, read our FAQs.

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International locations

We offer our course in 7 countries around the world.

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With all our courses being 100% online, we are running as normal during the COVID-19 restrictions and shutdowns.
Our staff are working remotely and tutor/student support is available as usual. We have also modified our learning requirements to allow all students to complete their assignments entirely from home, in isolation or lockdown situations.

We wish you the best of health and safety during this difficult time we are all facing.