Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist

A Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist is a health professional that works in the healthcare and fitness field. IGMPI is offering an opportunity to become a Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist for those who understand that people are more conscious and concerned about their health, so they look for the Fitness Trainer or Fitness Nutrition Specialist who has certification to reassure that they are trained and qualified in the fitness field. This professional typically works in a fitness gym, clinics, doctor’s office, and sport’s academies. A Fitness Nutritional Specialist helps clients (i.e. gym freaks, fitness enthusiast, sport’s person or athletes) to develop their fitness routine and body building.

This credential implies that you have achieved an advanced level of expertise and experience in the field.
This certification is aimed at improving the conceptual knowledge of the participants towards Nutrition. A successful performance is this programme implies that the participant has in-depth knowledge and clear understanding of nutritional issues and health needs. As a Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist, you may encourage fitness and health by speaking to the trainees in a gym, sports clubs etc. about body building, health and fitness.

Certified Study Resources:

Module 1: Introduction to Basic Nutrition for Sport, Exercise, and Health
Module 2: The Basics of Dietary Supplements
Module 3: Introduction to Workload and Intensity
Module 4: Pre and Post-Workout Nutrition
Module 5: Diet Plan for Weight Loss or Gain
Module 6: Yoga, Aerobics and Exercise Techniques
Module 7: Principle of Food Science
Module 8: Nutritional Biochemistry
Module 9: Food Allergies and Injury Prevention Management
Module 10: Introduction to Protein, their supplements & myths related to Protein


Any Graduate/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline/ candidates with relevant work experience are eligible to apply for this certification.


The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective Online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Assessment & Certification

All the participants are expected to appear for online assessment. After successfully qualifying the examination, the participants will be awarded the professional certification of Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist by Centre for Nutrition and Dietetics Studies (CNDS), IGMPI. For all the above mentioned elaborate study resources, assessment test papers and case studies would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the website as well. The certification will be awarded after the required levels of knowledge, skills, professionalism and attitude are assessed through the IGMPI assessment process.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading Food and Agriculture companies across the globe.The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.

In recent Months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working global healthcare and nutrition giants like DCamp, HealthifyMe, Optimum Nutrition, Herbalife Nutrition, Apollo Hospitals, VLCC Healthcare, Trikut Nutritions, Wellness & Nutrition India (P) Ltd., Amway India, Nestle, Aloe Vera Natural Remedies, Kolors Healthcare, Neiss Wellness (India) Ltd., Steadfast Nutrition etc.

Future career prospects

Faculty of Center for Nutrition and Dietetics Studies (CNDS), IGMPI's online programme is a professional programme targeted to cater the health industry needs trained health professionals. The information, guidance, practical training and off programme completion certificate will provide the participant with not one but many opportunities in the industry. This would come true in the form of job roles and positions like that of Nutritionists, Dietitians, Diet Technicians / Nutrition Experts, Health Consultants, Position in Health Centers/schools, Fitness Journalism and many more.

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