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Course Overview

Nutrition has gained recognition as a major factor in chronic diseases. Research now supports the view that alterations made in diet can have strong effects on health.

Learn to manage chronic diseases through this course that will prepare you with practical knowledge in basic nutrition, effective weight management, benefits of functional foods and healthy menu planning. In addition, you will learn how to optimize exercise performance and recovery by choosing the right nutrition strategies.

Who Should Attend

Individuals who are keen to equip themselves with the knowledge in basic nutrition.


Nutritionists, educators, nurses, professional caregivers, sports & fitness professionals and other allied health professionals.  

What You'll Learn

  • Basic Nutrition for Health 
  • Macro & Micronutrients
  • Achieving a Nutrient-Dense diet 
  • Nutritional Strategies for Optimal Health 
  • Functional Foods and their Impact on Health 
  • Evidence-Based Strategies for Weight Management 
  • Enhancing Physical Activity Through Nutrition 
  • Nutrition and Exercise Physiology 
  • Meal Preparation for the Active Individual 




Participants will be issued with a Certificate of Performance upon meeting 75% of the required course attendance.  

Course Schedule

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

19 Jun 2021

19 May 2021

1 day

(9 AM – 6 PM)


Registration may be closed earlier due to overwhelming response.


Application Procedures


Click on the Apply button above to submit your application online.


Steps to follow in your application: 

Step 1 - Enter NRIC/ Passport No.
Step 2 - Select ZL2 and course commencement date. 
Step 3 - Enter personal, qualification, employment and sponsoring details (if applicable).
Step 4 - Select, rank your preference for the selected subject(s) and indicate the number of subject(s) you wish to take. Please note that the subject start date(s) denotes the semester start date.
Step 5 - Make declaration and submit online application.

Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees (w GST)
Full Course Fee S$267.50
NSA Funding S$142.50

SkillsFuture Credit Approved. For more details, please click here


National Silver Academy (NSA) Funding is applicable to self-paying and company-sponsored Singapore Citizens aged 50 & above only. 

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Course Contact

  • 67881212
  • 8.30am – 6.00pm (Mon – Fri) 

    Our office is open for appointment only on Mon – Wed, please contact tsa@tp.edu.sg / 6788 1212 to make an appointment if you would like to visit us.

    We apologise for not able to attend to walk-ins currently.

    Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy

    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing Block 1A,

    Level 3, Unit 81

    21 Tampines Avenue 1,

    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.

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