Precision Nutrition


Level 1 Certification: The Essentials of Nutrition and Coaching


The Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification is a comprehensive nutrition coaching program, which includes:

- A practical nutrition coaching process that can be used to influence the nutrition habits of any client, with any goal, beginners and advanced alike.

- The science of nutrition including cellular biology, digestion, metabolism, macronutrients, micronutrients and more, all covered in depth.

- A new textbook, The Essentials of Nutrition and Coaching: For Health, Fitness, and Sport

- A workbook and study guide, to thoroughly prepare you for each chapter exam.

- Client assessment forms that you can duplicate and use to integrate nutrition coaching into your practice immediately.

- Online video seminars, one for each chapter, to reinforce the material.

- Online exams, available instantly and whenever you feel ready.

- Get listed in our new online directory of PN fitness professionals. Upon completion, we’ll list you on our site and direct people looking for local help your way.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course you will:

- Understand how the body works.

- Know how to troubleshoot based on physiological considerations.

- Know how to intelligently discuss a host of nutritional issues.

- Know how to convey to clients that you have a deep knowledge of the subjects with which you’re helping them.

- Integrate effective nutrition coaching principles in your practice.

- Develop assessment and nutritional planning skills based on client assessment and outcomes.

- Know which progress indicators to measure, have the skills to track them, and the strategies to optimize a nutritional plan based on those measures.


LLP Category:

Course - Online / Distance

Suitable For:

Fitness Instructor (EQF L3), Group Fitness Instructor (EQF L3)

Learning Type:

LLP Category 1

Learning Hours:




The course is completely self-paced and there is no deadline on when you take the exams.

To demonstrate understanding, individuals are required to complete 18 online 10-question chapter exams, which can be taken at any time. The questions are in multiple-choice format.

After each exam is completed, individuals are provided with a score that looks like this: x/10.

Since there are 18 total exams, and each exam is 10 questions, there are 180 cumulative questions in the course.

A passing grade means completing all 18 exams and correctly answering at least 135 out of the 180 total questions (75% passing score).

The first exam is at the end of the Introduction chapter.


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