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Holistic Nutrition Diploma

Nutrition is an essential and central element of health: by completing this program, you will be able to assess the nutritional status of individuals and communities, and help them apply the rules of healthy eating in order to promote health and well-being.

Holistic nutrition is a natural approach to health, it is about looking at nutrition through all aspects of a person’s life, their lifestyle, their beliefs, their environment.

Our holistic nutrition program, offered online, flexible and modern, opens the doors to a rewarding career!

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At the end of this Holistic Nutrition Diploma, the students will be able to assess the nutritional status of individuals and help them in applying the rules of a healthy diet in order to promote their health and well-being.

They greet, advise and empower various clients in order to improve their nutritional practices while taking into account their values, beliefs and environment, and the available resources.

They establish action plans that meet the needs of their clients and offer them possible solutions that take into account the ecosystem by means of sustainable nutritional practices.

Taking into account the physical, cognitive, emotional, spiritual, cultural and socioeconomic aspects, and applying your knowledge and professional abilities, they act as agents of change by accompanying their clients in order for them to adopt healthy eating habits that promote health and well-being.

Graduates of the Collège Éducacentre have skills that are adapted to the labour market and adaptable to its future evolution. The students’ innovativeness, respect, engagement, open-mindedness and communication skills in French and in English set them apart from others.

Holistic Nutrition corresponds to category 3219 de la classification nationale des professions.

This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

* In order to facilitate the reading of information on this site, the masculine includes all genders.


For more information on the program, contact Déborah Marolle, Student Advisor, at 604.708.5100, ext. 1405, and by email


Admission requirements

  • Proof of high school completion or equivalent. Mature students (19 years old) may be considered for admission
  • Successful completion of French Studies 12, or equivalent with a grade of C (60%) or better OR completion of the College Éducacentre French Writing Assessment.
  • Letter of motivation written by the applicant
  • Citizenship OR permanent resident
  • Two letters of recommendation

The following conditions must be met before the first practicum:

  • Criminal record check for the practicums
    • Online criminal record request
    • Online criminal record sharing request
    • Request on pre-filled paper form 
  • Evidence of up-to-date immunization / vaccinations and other vaccines to be received according to the requirements of the internship establishment
  • First Aid Level
  • Foodsafe niveau 1

Tuition fees

$ 6 170 + (cost of books to be determined) including $ 35 for the file application

Find out if you are eligible for our scholarships, student loan or other financial assistance by consulting our scholarship and financial assistance page.

It is possible to be funded for college programs under certain conditions. If you are or have been unemployed for the past 5 years, you are a single parent, or if you are receiving social assistance, you may be eligible for financial assistance.

Program launch: Fall 2020 (offered remotely)


Please refer to our full refund policy (in French)

To register

    Registration Form

    Registration fees online payment:  $35 (Canadian students and permanent residents)

  • 3. TAKE THE FRENCH TEST (You can take this test online). The test has 3 parts: 

    • Grammar (choice of answer)
    • Reading comprehension
    • Writing (250 words)

    You have up to 3 hours to complete the test. Once the admission fee has been paid, you will receive a link to take your test.

    Send all documents relating to the conditions of admission to:

    Once your file is completed, you can choose your course. You can contact the Academic Advisor for Health Programs Mandana Hojjat by email or phone,, 1800.747.4825 #1405 or 604-708-5100 #1405

    Make payment corresponding to the course chosen.

    Accepted payment methods: check, Visa or MasterCard.

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Date Courses Name Fees
Oct 19th. – Feb 12th NHO 102 – Promotion de la santé
Livre : Marie-Thérèse Lacourse, Sociologie de la santé 4e édition, Chenelière Éducation, 2018
Oct 19th. – Feb 12th NHO 103 – Anatomie et physiologie humaine 1
Livre : Sherwood, Lauralee, Physiologie humaine 3e édition. De Boeck, 2015
Oct 19th. – Feb 12th NHO 104 – Macronutriments
Livre : Marc Bélanger, Marie-Josée LeBlanc, Mireille Dubost La nutrition 4e édition, Les éditions Chenelière Éducation 2015
Oct 19th. – Feb 12th NHO 107 – Pratique alimentaire durable
Livre :Laure Waridel. L’envers de l’assiette. Collection guides pratiques. Montréal, Écosociété, 2011

Les dates et les prix sont susceptibles de changer. Veuillez svp consulter le site internet régulièrement. Des frais de 15 $ s’appliquent pour la livraison des livres.

Program accredited by

Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB)
The Holistic Nutrition program was reviewed and approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

Program recognized by

Program funded by

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La présente initiative a été rendue possible grâce à la contribution financière de Santé Canada.