CFI Level 7 Extended Diploma in Sports Nutrition: IOPN Accredited

Qualification title

CFI Level 7 Extended Diploma in Sports Nutrition: IOPN Accredited




This qualification is designed for those who would like to understand the theoretical domains that encompass the field of sport and exercise nutrition and apply this knowledge practically with individual athletes, team sports and recreational clients.

Key features

This qualification consists of six mandatory modules – the four that make up the Diploma, and two additional modules:

Entry requirements

To study for this qualification, learners need to demonstrate to the centre that they have completed a university degree in a life science subject (i.e., biology, physiology) or specific to sport or nutrition (i.e., sports science, strength & conditioning, nutrition, sports nutrition, dietetics etc.). Learners with degrees in psychology and education are also eligible. Alternatively, professionals with accredited certifications (i.e., personal training, nutrition coaching) plus a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience (i.e., as a personal trainer, strength & conditioning coach, or nutritionist) will be accepted.

In addition, all applicants must satisfy an IELTS 7.5 level (CEFR: C1) of English comprehension. Alternatively, if applicants can demonstrate that they have completed an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in English in the last five years, then this will also be accepted as having met the standard without demonstrating IELTS certification.

Guided learning hours


Total qualification time




Study method

Online part time

How long does it take?

18-28 months part-time


Portfolio of evidence

Qualification specification

Please click here for the qualification specification


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Centres (Training Providers)

If you are interested in running this course as part of your curriculum, please contact us.

Registration fee for Centres from 1st September 2023

£525 per learner