As one of the UK’s leading provider of nutritional therapy education we have been successfully training people from all over the world for more than 30 years. 


We put our students at the centre of everything we do to ensure that your learning experience is second to none and that every single student gets the support and guidance they need to reach their goals and ambitions. 

We pride ourselves on delivering challenging, research-informed courses that are taught by supportive and highly-experienced lecturers, clinicians, specialist practitioners and industry experts. 

We will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to practice as a nutritional therapist, and for employment in the wider nutrition industry. 





So, why choose ION?  

Here are just a few good reasons for you to choose us: 

  • ION was one of the first UK providers of nutritional therapy training and our respected courses have an international reputation for excellence 
  • You will receive high-quality clinical training at Level 6 when studying the diploma, thoroughly preparing you for professional practice 
  • We offer flexibility study options including attendance, length of study or e-learning options, all of which allow  you to study while still working 
  • We provide extensive student support through our personal tutors, year tutors, module leaders and study skills development programme 
  • Our Optimum Nutrition Clinic provides “real-world opportunities to observe practice and build your clinical skills under expert supervision 

As an ION student, you’ll be able to take advantage of sector leading developments in e-learning. You will have 24/7 access to our virtual campus which provides a wide range of resources, video and audio materials, a full-text scientific database, student chat rooms, tutoring forums and more, enabling you to study when and where suits you. 

In addition, each course has student representatives who feed back to us via the Student–Staff Liaison Committee. You can also communicate directly with the Dean via our Have Your Say facility. We value your voice and ensure that our students are not only listened to, but heard. 

In addition, as an ION alumnus you will have access to our extensive range of short courses to ensure your continuing professional development. Plus we have extensive links with the profession and employers to help you achieve your career goals. 




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