Fully Accredited Nutrition, Substance Testing, and Supplementation Short Course

This is an in-depth course about Supplementation, Nutrition and the Substance Testing process. Make sure you do not miss this opportunity to get a level above all other fitness professionals in South Africa. Extensive course package included.

Course Duration: 1 weekend (Saturday and Sunday) plus a writen exam 3 weeks after completion of the course. Please see the dates of the courses at the bottom of this page.

This course is currently only available in Gauteng (other provinces will be added soon)

Maximum number of students per course: 20

This course includes:

  • Lectures by professional, passionate, qualified Cathsseta lecturers
  • REPSSA registration
  • Course Manuals and written exam
  • XFE Academy Cap, Tshirt and Note Book
  • Supplement Package
  • 1 year subscription to the IFBB Muscle and Health Magazine

Upon completion, you will receive:

  • Accredited NQF Level 5 Nutrition Certification (6 CPD Credits)
  • Accredited NQF Level 6 Nutrition Certification (10 CPD Credits)
  • XFE Academy Supplementation and Anabolics Certification
  • All students who successfully complete the course will be listed on our website

Course Content:

Nutrition NQF Level 5:

  • Appropriate proportions of the food groups 
    Use of different food pyramids 
    Energy needs and expenditure
  • Identify and correct common myths, fallacies associated with nutrition 
    For example: 
    Use of “slimming aids”
  • Weight gain and weight loss and supplementation
  • Performance aids
  • Read and interpret food labels
  • Order of ingredients and their values 
  • Design an action plan to optimise nutritional requirements for healthy eating 
  • Advise on the use of health enhancing supplements

Nutrition NQF Level 6:

  • Sport nutrition.
  • Economics of nutrition.
  • Physiology of energy systems.
  • Physiological demands of specific sports.
  • Physiological demands of different phases of training.
  • Physiological basis of ergogenic aids.
  • Drug testing procedures.
  • Drug Free Sports 

Supplementation and other Substances

In-depth Lecture on:

  • Hormone pathways

  • Physiological Impact

  • Nervous system regulation

  • Considerations in re-establishing physiological norm

Course Cost

Please contact us for fees and to see if you qualify for discount

Course Date and Venue

  •  27 and 28 July 2019
  • Nicol Hotel Bedfordview

Please Note: The Nutrition part of this course can be done online (price will differ, so please contact us for more information)