For Nutrition Coach or Specialist
In order to qualify for NCB certification as a Certified Nutrition Coach™ (CNC) or Certified Nutrition Specialist™ (CNS), the candidate must fulfill the following requirements:
Completion of 70 CEUs of approved courses, workshops, seminars, or webinars in basic nutrition, including such topics as vitamins, minerals, pH, enzymes, soluble fiber, insoluble fiber, absorption and supplementation.
Completion of a 10 CEU approved course in professional practice from an NTCW-approved program or instructor.
Completion of a 10 CEU approved course in professional ethics from an NTCW-approved program or instructor.
Completion of a 20 CEU approved course in writing informed consent forms from an NTCW-approved program or instructor.
Completion of a 40 CEU, 40 clock hour approved practicum in nutrition.
Completion of 55 CEUs in approved intermediate and advanced nutrition topics including but not limited to proteins, good and bad carbohydrates, good and bad fats, fatty acids and oils, toxic chemicals and heavy metals -- including where they come from, what they do and how to eliminate them from the body. These CEUs may be gained through approved courses, workshops, seminars, or webinars.
Completion of 45 CEUs in an approved basic coaching skills workshop from Coach4Nutrition, Personal Nutrition Coach or an equivalent program.
Completion of a 500 hour, 50 CEU internship with a qualified practitioner.
You are welcome to apply for certification immediately if you meet the blueprint requirements.
Please contact us if you have any questions; we'll be happy to help you find out if the CNC certification fits your career plans, and whether you currently qualify or will need additional training.
Nutrition Health Blueprint
pH Balance Coach Blueprint