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Are you a recent nutrition graduate or a nutritionist wanting to go freelance? 

Are you looking for training on how to conduct a nutrition consultation?


In this training course, we give you all the support and the ability to practice your consultation skills.

Our nutrition consultation training is endorsed by the AFN for UKVRN nutritionists to use as part of their CPD portfolio.

Your course teacher:

Charlotte is a registered nutritionist and CPD educator with experience in running several AfN accredited training courses. Charlotte has also delivered guest lecturers to the University Of Nottingham nutrition department and hopes to help as many nutritionists develop the skills to become freelance nutritionists.


Some kind words from our students!

"Really enjoyable & useful, Charlotte's friendly nature really helped, very reassuring"

Charlotte was lovely, really down to earth and informative. A lot of good information to take on board and implement in your practice. The small size of the group was nice too which meant it was very personal.

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Nutrition Consultation Training

Often applying our nutrition knowledge can seem a bit daunting if we haven't had an opportunity to shadow a nutritionist or gain experience within our nutrition careers. In this online training talk, we will run through the basics of how to conduct a nutrition consultation and give you the opportunity to practice with a fellow nutritionist, whereby you take it in turns to be the client or nutritionist conducting a nutrition consultation.

This training is run in small groups by Charlotte Turner RNutr a highly experienced CPD educator with 10 years of nutrition experience.

Training topics:

  • Understanding the structure of a nutrition consultation.

  • What the pre-assessment phase is and its importance.

  • How to introduce a consultation

  • Setting the scene during your consultation.

  • The assessment guide

  • Building client relationships and putting the client at ease

  • How to structure the consultation

  • How to facilitate the consultation through appropriate questions and body language

  • Working with the client and setting client goals

  • How to close the consultation and what are the next steps.

  • Maintaining AFN professional standards and confidentiality at all times. 

  • 20-30 minute optional role-play to practice a consultation using break out rooms

  • Q+A for the live sessions

This training series is designed for recent nutrition graduates, associate nutritionists, or registered nutritionists wishing to start seeing freelance clients. This is an online session delivered in small groups with time for a Q+A at the end.

Additional information:

You will receive a  handy consultation checklist, and your certificate of attendance which is AFN-endorsed for CPD one week after the talk has been attended.

We do not record the sessions. If you need to cancel your training date, we can offer you an alternative date if you give us at least 24 hours notice. We do not accept refunds.

Your course host

Charlotte Turner is a registered nutritionist RNutr and founder of the Health Nutritionist, a nutrition clinic and consultancy company.


Charlotte remembers firsthand how daunting and exciting it can be once you are a qualified nutritionist and have your first freelance nutrition client. Often all we need is a little bit of guidance and support to point us in the right direction. We run a range of nutrition training talks ranging from topics such as conducting nutrition consultations to how to promote your nutrition clinic online. We also run our freelance training academy. now on sale!

AFN CPD Endorsement

The Association for Nutrition (AfN) protects and benefits the public by defining and advancing standards of evidence-based practice across the field of nutrition and at all levels within the workforce. AfN CPD Endorsement is a quality mark awarded to activities that meet the high standards required by the AfN. This quality assurance mark enables Registered Nutritionists, Registered Associate Nutritionists, fellow professionals, employers, and the public to identify reputable, evidence-based continuing professional development activities in nutrition science.



This activity has been endorsed by the Association for Nutrition for the continual professional development of nutrition professionals. This AfN quality assurance mark identifies this activity as reputable, evidence-based training in nutrition science. AFN CPD Endorsement 19/04/21- 18/04/25

training options

 Training Details

We have two training options:

1. Our most popular option
We run regular Live online
 nutrition consultation training webinars delivered by our experienced CPD trainer, Charlotte RNutr. This is a one-hour live webinar followed by the option to add on a role-play practice session with a fellow nutrition student. This practice session will be in a small group of 2  students whereby you can actively practise all your new skills with a 30-minute role-play in a supportive atmosphere. The optional add-on can be purchased after booking the course.

2. A online on-demand course of 4 x 30-minute webinars that can be accessed in your own time for up to 1 year. This option doesn't include the role-play option.

LIVE course dates

Online webinar
2 hr course



Charlotte was lovely, really down to earth and information. Lots of good information to take on board and implement in your practise. The small size of the group was nice too as meant it was very personal.

Very happy for attending this and I will be glad to attend any future sessions run by charlotte.

Very happy with the session with charlotte. She was very good at explaining the basics and she made me feel like very capable of doing it. I really liked the role play at the end although I was “scared” at the beginning.

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