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Active IQ Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Sport and Exercise Performance


Our qualification includes the full Active IQ award, alongside this we will add on our own nutrition content. This will include detail of how to plan nutrition programming for a versatile range of clients. Alongside this we will outline details of hormones and how they affect nutrition goals. You will receive your Active IQ award, plus a Bionik Strength Advanced Nutrition Certificate. 


Sarah - Physique development

My personal programmes created for me by Bionik Strength have worked wonders for my confidence, my mind set and of course my body. 


Alex - Physique competing

I wasn't able to gain a single kg in two years. When I start working with Nik, I gain 7kg in twelve weeks. 


Elisse - Physique development

 Bum's bigger, waist is still there, my cycle is back and i bloody LOVE food.

Is this nutrition course right for you?

If these points below resonate then maybe Bionik Active IQ Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Sport and Exercise Performance is the right choice for you!

Learn how eat to build muscle mass 

We will giving in depth guidance and information of how we really should eat to gain as much muscle as possible. We will dive into topics such as energy balance, macronutrient mixture, which supplementations methods are best. Overall how to support your body going through the process of optimally packing on muscle, whatever location or goal! 

Eating to be strong, and sports performance

Our course will provide full details of how to give bespoke nutrition guidance to support development and performance in sporting activities. We will discuss how to manage recovery and optimise every single session with good nutrition protocols. We will also provide details of periodising nutrition for shows whether it be a sporting or a physique environment such as bodybuilding and bikini fitness. Our course will discuss weigh-ins, and tapering periods and provide good practice on how to perform these.

Eating for a lean physique

How to optimise eating for a lean physique whilst prioritising saving all the hard earned muscle can be a question we are faced with often. We will tackle how to plan our nutrition in order to get the very best results.

The mystery that is supplementation

Understanding supplementation can be a minefield of information, and the biggest issue can be tackling what information is actually correct. We will provide and deliver to you the most accurate and up to date research surrounding supplementation.

Step 1


Sign up to one of our range of courses to develop your skills and knowledge as a personal trainer

What you can expect

Your Journey with Bionik Strength

Step 2


Embark on your education journey with Bionik Strength, following your education plan, using the manuals and resources and attending our delivery workshops both online and face to face.

Step 3

Support and qualify

Contact us at any point during your course with any questions or queries. Get detailed responses and support to help guide your progress. Once you qualify we are always here to support and help, so get in touch! 

At Bionik Strength we focus on the highest quality courses at affordable prices


Basia - Powerlifting competitions

I would be nowhere without Nik's knowledge  


David - Powerlifting and strongman competitions

Nik is an absolute professional & with his extensive knowledge can help anybody achieve their goal.


Alex - Powerlifting competitions

Nik showed huge dedication and 100% individual approach to my needs so I could meet the goals.


Nyla - Get stronger, leaner and help manage fibromyalgia

I’ve gone away with so many gems thanks to Nik, but the main one for me is the correct form to avoid injuries


Kirsty - Rehabilitation and help posing

Niks treatment helped me greatly with my posing as it loosened me and allowed me to get into the best positions to show off my



Jeremy - Performance and olympic weightlifting

Not only had my strength increased but my deadlift and squat mobility had also improved. 

Course structure 

This qualification will enable learners to develop their understanding of nutrition for sport and exercise performance.

During the qualification learners will cover the following:

  • the need for a healthy, balanced diet to optimise sports performance.

  • how to access credible information about sports and performance nutrition.

  • the benefits and risks of specific nutritional protocols that may be used to prepare for sports or fitness events.

  • the current scientific evidence relating to the safety and efficacy of common, legally available supplements and ergogenic aids.

  • understand nutrition for sport and exercise performance.

Course cost

£300 in a single payment

Guided learning hours

20 hours of guided hours delivered over a zoom platform. The total work time is 50 hours. 

Your qualification

Learners must hold one of the following:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing.

  • Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing.

  • Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Group Training.


  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Physical Activity, or

  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Exercise and Health.


Career Progression

This qualification provides progression onto:

  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Conditioning for Exercise and Sports Performance.

  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Instructing Outdoor Fitness.

  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training.


Get in touch and start your fitness journey today.


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