Nutritional Therapy (UK Advanced Diploma)


2 - 3 Years


Distance Learning Course




R27 750


R3 750


R8 000


R4 000


R2 667


This course, brought to you in partnership with Plaskett College, is the most scientific and advanced practitioner level course that we offer. Nutritional Therapy is a form of therapy that uses food, supplementary nutrients and cleansing procedures to alleviate or prevent chronic health problems.


Accreditations for the (UK) Advanced Diploma in Nutritional Therapy: You will receive a certificate from Plaskett College for a Diploma in Nutritional Therapy and be entitled to use the designatory letters D.N.Med as a Practitioner of Nutritional Medicine / Students can register with the International Institute for Complementary Therapists (IICT) / Students can go onto further studies with universities and receive credits for Plaskett courses. Each student is taken on a case by case basis (with no guarantee they would be accepted), students mustn’t assume that it is an easy route into a degree course.

Aim of Course

Receive a training which is truly holistic in nature / Be presented with the unique teachings of Dr. Lawrence Plaskett whose long experience working in the borderlands between nutrition and medicine enables him to offer a synthesis between many fields that are not often brought together: nutrition, pathology, biochemistry, toxicology, pharmacology, cell biology, naturopathy and homeopathy / Develop the professional skills and specific diagnostic insight to be able to apply nutrition to health effectively, a training for successful practice that should be applicable anywhere in the world

Course Objective

Be trained to offer help with a wide range of conditions, the majority of which are not necessarily regarded in conventional medicine as being nutritional illnesses. These encompass an extremely wide range of chronic conditions, including most diseases and a vast array of symptoms – physical, emotional, mental – which can frequently be experienced outside the range of conventional medical diagnostic ‘labels’ / Develop the necessary expertise in nutrition which is often lacking in other fields of complementary or alternative medicine. Any program of nutritional supplements and diet needs to be matched exactly to individual needs by a well-trained practitioner

Course Content

Core Modules for the (UK) Advanced Diploma in Nutritional Therapy: Nutritional Therapy Syllabus – PART 1: FOLDER 1: The Holistic Model of Healthcare / FOLDER 2: Minerals at work in nutrition – Part 1 / FOLDER 3: The bulk nutrients – Protein, carbohydrates, lipids and energy / FOLDER 4: Foods and food classes / FOLDER 5: Minerals at work in nutrition – Part 2 / FOLDER 6: The vitamins at work in nutrition / FOLDER 7: Bowel flora and the maintenance of health / Nutritional Therapy Syllabus – PART 2: FOLDER 8: Diagnosis / FOLDER 9: Treatment / FOLDER 10: Study of case histories / FOLDER 11: Added or special nutrients and herbs / FOLDER 12: Treating named medical conditions – Part 1 / FOLDER 13: Treating named medical conditions – Part 2 / FOLDER 14: Monitoring treatment, the therapeutic relationship and practice management / Physiology with relevant anatomy

Admissions Criteria

No previous qualifications or requirements are needed.

Career Opportunity

Practise as a Nutritional Therapist of the highest degree / Enhance your skill set and increase your earning potential