in 1990, the Register of Nutritional Therapists brings practitioners
together, represents their interests, lobbies parliaments, and provides access to a full range of
distance learning and college courses from Foundation to B.Sc., M.Sc.,
and formally trained therapists can join the Register as Full
Members and work up the ladder of educational courses to attain
the level at which they choose to work.
can join the Register as Student Members.
membership is for any person or organisation interested in supporting
Register's web site will inform the public as to the skills available
from our therapists and will enable them to find a therapist appropriate
to their needs.
Register can direct therapists and students towards courses, both
in-college and distance-learning, provided by recognised colleges.
also offer the Register's RNT Update to existing
practitioners, a home study compilation, to attain the advanced
level of European Certified Nutritional Practitioner (ECNP).
ECNP is the entrance requirement for the Bachelor Conversion
Course which enables practitioners to access the appropriate science
subjects at degree level to attain the:-
Distance Learning Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Sciences
and practitioners can move from Foundation to Advanced Level and then
to Fast Track Conversion into the Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional
Medicine) Degree. Our qualified practitioners can then progress to
their Masters Degree in Nutritional Medicine or Ph.D.
All study is designed around the concept of Distance Learning and
the courses may be started as soon as you are ready.
We will be using computers and internet for communication with practitioners
from around the world as well as for accessing and distributing research.
It will become necessary therefore, if you are not yet computer literate,
to take a short computer course and organise access to equipment.
The Distance Learning Degree Courses delivered by the Register of
Nutritional Therapists have been put together as a collaboration between
the Register of Nutritional Therapists (UK) and the Australian College
of Natural Medicine in Brisbane, Australia. You can access their own
web site on www.acnm.edu.au.
Aims of the Register
To develop Educational Standards & Professional Qualifications
with International Recognition
To formulate a Public Awareness programme
To evolve a monitoring process to ensure that Agreed Principles
and Ethics are maintained
Register is open to:
practitioners whether self-taught or formally trained
and new-comers to the profession
of the public and organisations interested in supporting Nutritional
levels of practitioner are currently recognised
1 Nutritional Adviser (Basic / Level 1)
2 Nutritional Practitioner / Consultant (Advanced / Level 2)
The Register of Nutritional Therapists definition of the different
Nutritional Adviser will be concerned with the maintenance of good
health, advising on dietary and lifestyle changes.
Nutritional Adviser will have completed a Foundation Course and
The Nutritional Practitioner will have completed an Advanced Course
and been assessed.
The Nutritional Practitioner / Consultant will be concerned with diagnosing,
identifying the root cause of disease, carrying out appropriate tests
and recommending such nutritional supplements and dietary / lifestyle
changes as may be appropriate to achieving an amelioration of conditions.
Click here for the RNT's
campaign for Different Levels of Therapist.