Centre for Nutrition and Dietetics Studies (CNDS)

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Certified Personal Trainer

A Certified Personal Trainer is a health professional that works in fitness field. IGMPI is offering an opportunity to become a Certified Personal Trainer for those who understand that people are more conscious and concerned about their health to play sports well, so they look for the Personal Trainer or Personal Nutritionist who has certification to reassure that they are trained and qualified in the fitness and nutrition field. This professional typically works in a: fitness gym, clinics, and health and fitness industry. A Personal Trainer helps clients to develop their fitness routine, customized their health and fitness goals with the proper planning of more workout and promoting healthy eating habits for clients.

This credential implies that you have achieved an advanced level of expertise and experience in the field.

This certification is aimed at improving the conceptual knowledge of the participants towards Health and Fitness. A successful performance in this programme implies that the participant has in-depth knowledge and clear understanding of nutritional issues and health needs which actually takes to understand the body’s muscle and skeletal structure and how the client respond to any specific exercise and movements. As a Certified Personal Trainer, you may encourage fitness and health by speaking to the trainees in a gym, sports clubs etc. about body building, health and fitness..

Certified Study Resources:

Module 1: Introduction to Basic Nutrition for Sport, Exercise, and Health
Module 2: The Basics of Dietary Supplements
Module 3: Calorie Count and Menu planning
Module 4: Introduction to Special conditions and Diet Therapy
Module 5: Introduction to Workload and Intensity
Module 6: Pre and Post-Workout Nutrition
Module 7: Diet Plan for Weight Loss or Gain
Module 8: Yoga, Aerobics and Exercise Techniques
Module 9: Macronutrients and their importance
Module 10: Glycogen Loading (Super Compensation)
Module 11: Nutrition Biochemistry
Module 12: Food Allergies and Injury Prevention Management
Module 13: Pediatric and Geriatric Nutrition
Module 14: Introduction to Protein, their supplements & myths related to Protein


Any graduate/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline/ candidates with relevant work experience are eligible to apply for this certification.


The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective Online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the Programme lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Assessment & Certification

All the participants are expected to appear for online assessment. After successfully qualifying the examination, the participants will be awarded the professional certification of Certified Personal Trainer by Centre for Nutrition and Dietetics Studies (CNDS), IGMPI. For all the above mentioned elaborate study resources, Assessment test papers and case studies would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the website as well. The certification will be awarded after the required levels of knowledge, skills, professionalism and attitude are assessed through the IGMPI assessment process.

The professional certification and membership will be valid for two years and may be renewed by the participant by submitting membership renewal form and membership fee after two years. The Institute reserves the right to conduct an assessment before renewal.


Each participant has to take membership of Centre for Nutrition and Dietetics (CNDS), IGMPI as a part of registration process. All the members will be entitled to receive comprehensive study resources for all the modules along with training guidance in online interactive mode. The membership certificate will also be issued to successful candidates along with their certificate of the professional certification.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading Food and Agriculture companies across the globe.The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.

In recent Months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working global healthcare and nutrition giants like Fitaca, Multifit Wellness, BoxFit Fitness Club, Fitelo, Apollo Hospitals, Optimum Nutrition, Luxurious Fitness Gym, Wellness & Nutrition India (P) Ltd., Steadfast Nutrition, Wellbeing Nutrition, VLCC Healthcare, Trikut Nutritions, Neiss Wellness (India) Ltd. Etc.

Future career prospects

Faculty of Centre for Nutrition and Dietetics Studies (CNDS), IGMPI's online programme is a professional programme targeted to cater the health industry needs trained health professionals. The information, guidance, practical training and off programme completion certificate will provide the participant with not one but many opportunities in the industry. This would come true in the form of job roles and positions like that of Nutritionists, Dietitians, Diet Technicians / Nutrition Experts, Health Consultants, Position in Health Centers/schools, Fitness Journalism and many more.

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