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Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle Promotion

Humber College - North
Canada, Ontario, Toronto
Tuition fee CA$15,874 per year

The fees shown here are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$13,959), health insurance and ancillary fees.

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Registration fee CA$375 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$75) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Overview

Humber’s Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle Promotion diploma program prepare you for a career promoting health and wellness to individuals and groups of all ages and encouraging people to live a healthier lifestyle. Unique in nature, it is the only diploma program of its kind in Canada. In this program you will:

  • develop an understanding and knowledge of general and clinical nutrition, sports nutrition and physiology
  • gain valuable hands-on experience coaching and conducting health promotion seminars and workshops in our unique Humber Centre for Healthy Living
  • learn how to relate knowledge of essential nutrients into practical nutritious eating for clients by discovering the techniques of healthy cooking, food demonstration, recipe development and menu planning
  • nutritionally assess and analyze menus and recipes integrating financial, health and culinary criteria

You will have the opportunity to join student branches of the Canadian Association of Foodservice Professionals (CAFP). As student members, you will build on your networking skills in foodservice organizations and have the opportunity to apply to association-sponsored bursaries and scholarships.

This innovative program will provide you with the education and experience to work in the rapidly growing health and wellness industries. The curriculum is founded on evidence-based nutrition information and is taught by registered dietitians and other regulated health-care professionals.

Work Placement

All students will complete a 15-week experiential learning course involving our on-campus Humber Centre for Healthy Living. Components of this placement include:

  • nutrition awareness events: students develop and deliver group educational workshops, displays and sessions for the community, business and industry partners in various settings.
  • practising nutrition coaching to Humber students and staff: students provide nutrition education for clients and support them in developing and achieving their health and nutrition-related goals. This includes diet assessment, recommendations and development of a client tool kit.

Career opportunities

The Lifestyles of Health & Sustainability industry (LOHAS) offers many opportunities to help individuals live more healthy and sustainable lives. You can expect to be a part of this rapidly growing, multi-billion dollar industry and find employment planning and promoting a healthy lifestyle in workplaces such as:

  • fitness and wellness centres
  • weight management clinics
  • corporate and community food and foodservice organizations
  • educational facilities
  • government agencies
  • entrepreneurial ventures in nutrition and health coaching, menu planning, meal preparation, and nutritional analysis

Professional Accreditations & Recognition

TrainCan – Advanced Food Safety Training and Certification (ADVANCED.fst®)

Students in this program will have the opportunity to earn TrainCan – Advanced Food Safety Training and Certification (ADVANCED.fst®), along with CPR and First Aid.

Additional requirements and/or costs may apply.

Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.

Apply Now! September 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! September 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States