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Sports Nutrition

Level 3

Marathon Sports offers a range of online learning courses for the active learning and leisure sector.  Our courses are aimed at elite athletes as well as those sports minded individuals who take their sport seriously and are looking to meet their potential.  Devised by specialists within the sports sector.

You do not need to hold any specific qualifications to access our courses; however you do need

to be 16 years of age to register for the qualifications.

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Sports Nutrition

Level 3

Duration: 6-8 hours
Cost £48.00



This Sports Nutrition course is a level 3 course which has been designed to help those who take part in regular exercise, sport or training sessions understand what makes a healthy and well-balanced diet. The course explains the nutritional knowledge needed in order to create a diet that will be beneficial towards fitness and performance.


You may be an elite athlete or just enjoy exercising to keep fit. Our online Sports Nutrition course will provide you with sports nutrition advice in order to help you to understand the main nutritional areas and keep your diet well-balanced, healthy and supportive towards the levels of fitness you are seeking to maintain.


Making informed dietary choices will help you to perfect your performance training or fitness regime and aid you to reach goals quicker and more effectively. This course provides all the sports nutrition information you will need to ensure that you can successfully plan your daily fitness diet.


•      Fully online course and assessment - no time limits

•      Designed by a Qualified Sports Nutritionist

•      Full audio Voice Over

•      Approximate duration: 6 - 8 hours         

•      On completion a pdf Certificate is emailed

Aims of the Course

By the end of this course, learners will;

  • Understand how to plan a nutritional and well-balanced diet that supports the type of exercise being done.

  • Know when to eat and how much to eat in order to get the most out of the diet.

  • Understand the importance of carbohydrates, proteins and fats and know where these can be obtained in the diet. • Understand the importance of maintaining fluids.

  • Learn how the body uses food for energy.

  • Understand the different dietary requirements of different sports.



The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 70%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

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On successful completion of the course a quality assured certificate is issued via email. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit. 

This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 3 years.

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