Career Opportunities

Nutritional Therapists, Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaches and Health & Wellness Coaches are often self employed and work in private practice, either independently or as part of a complementary or integrated healthcare clinic. However, many therapists also incorporate other skills obtained from earlier careers or studies into their careers.

Would you feel rewarded by helping people to:

  • Avoid their genetic destiny by minimising their risks of cancer, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, arthritis?
  • Recover from illnesses such as chronic fatigue and go on to resume a normal life?
  • Conceive naturally and birth a baby that goes on to become a healthy, intelligent adult?
  • Avoid taking drugs for conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes?
  • Maintain a healthy weight and feel bursting with energy?
  • Manage learning and behavioural disorders to maximise these children’s potential?
  • Deal with distressing digestive disorders such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis?

If you answered yes to the above then a career in Nutritional Therapy, Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching or Health & Wellness Coaching may well be for you!

Current opportunities include:

  • Graduates of the IHS Diplomas in Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching & Nutritional Therapy can apply to become an associate of Patrick Holford’s zest4life weightloss & health programmes
  • Private employment in clinics
  • Education of the public, media, students and other health professionals
  • Employment with supplement companies as nutrition advisors, product developers or sales advisors
  • Employment in retail outlets (pharmacies, health stores etc.) as product advisors and technical sales
  • Contributing to radio and TV programmes
  • Postgraduate research to Masters level (Nutritional Therapists only)
  • Training health food traders and other groups in industry
  • Cooking demonstrations and classes

See more about what our graduates are up to here.