Updated: September 29, 2022
Sports Nutrition Course
The criteria to become an Accredited Sports Dietitian with SDA includes completion of this 4-day course. As such, preference to attend will be given to those currently working or volunteering in the field of Sports Nutrition and/or those who are on SDA’s career development pathway. Demand for this course is high and an application process applies (please see below for more details).
What you will learn:
The Sports Nutrition Course will educate you in how to convert the science of sports nutrition into practical and meaningful interventions for athletes and coaches. Nationally and internationally recognised sports nutrition professionals incorporate the latest information on sports nutrition and provide personal insights into working with athletes.
Practical advice from the experts on:
Learn about Reid Reale’s story of how his career has unfolded since undertaking the 4-day Sports Nutrition Course.
Application Criteria / Pre-Requisites
NB to progress to being an Accredited Sports Dietitian following the SNC course, you will also need to be an Accredited Practising Dietitian with DAA or hold a current Practising Certificate with the Dietitians Board of New Zealand (for full criteria to be an Accredited Sports Dietitian, please click here).
Priority will be given to applicants who meet the above criteria. Applicants who do not have the minimum 1 year clinical or sports nutrition experience but have a strong case for attending the course can submit an application that meets the following requirements for consideration:
Application & Registration Process
Step 1 – Register your interest (see below).
Step 2 – SDA will email those who have registered their interest, inviting them to submit an application to attend the course (including Letter of Recommendation). Note that preference to attend will be given to SDA members. A $500 deposit is required (refundable if not accepted into course).
Step 3 – Successful applicants notified of their acceptance to attend the course.
Step 4 – Access provided to undertake the PLT (maximum two attempts).
Step 5 – Upon passing the PLT (60%), complete registration and pay balance (due one month prior to course commencement).
Letter of Recommendation
The Letter of Recommendation* must be completed by your Employer / Supervisor / Mentor or an SDA Member to:
*More than 1 letter can be submitted if required
Final registration fee due – TBA
$1645.00 for SDA members (including GST)*
$1880.00 for non-members (including GST)*
Please note text book, accommodation & flights are not included in course costs.
Clinical Sports Nutrition, 5th Edition, Burke & Deakin
The textbook is essential for the course Pre Learning Task and is available for purchase through the SDA online store (SDA member rate $120 plus postage, non-member rate $140 plus postage; e-Book version $105 members; $112 non-members).
Register your Interest
To register your interest and to receive email updates regarding the application process for future 4-day Sports Nutrition Course please click here. (Please note that this is to receive email updates only and is NOT the application form for the next course).
For any further enquiries regarding the SNC course, please contact Sports Dietitians Australia