This process should only be used if you wish to register with the CNHC, have not trained at a BANT recognised course, or your course was not accredited by NTEC during the time of your studies, and you have been in practise for a minimum of 3 years.
Once your assessment has been successful and you are registered with the CNHC, you will be able to apply for Provisional Membership (B) of BANT. Provisional Membership (B) will allow you to complete an APL/APEL process so that you can then make an application for full membership of BANT.
Portfolio Route is an option for a practitioner from a non-NTEC accredited course in the UK with evidence of three years practise as a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and with evidence of 30 hours CPD in each of those three years. Full requirements to qualify for BANT membership through Portfolio Route:
For practitioners with relevant non-UK degree level qualifications, equal to UK BSc (Hons) or MSc and with evidence of three years practise as a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and with evidence of 30 hours CPD in each of those three years. Full requirements to qualify for BANT membership through Portfolio Route:
The following document outlines the requirements:
List any and all courses you have taken that are relevant to Nutritional Therapy Practice using Qualifications, Training and Education Form found below. You should also list CPD undertaken since you qualified as a nutritional therapist.
This should describe your current practice including brief details of how you work and what services you provide. It should also include a CV detailing, in chronological order how your practice has developed over the years you have been practising. You can use the Career Summary with Statement of Practice Document which is located below.
Your case studies should give details of treatments, including details of supplements recommended and dietary advice given. We have a suggested template for how to complete a case study located below.
This document is based on the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Nutritional Therapy and the NTC Core Curriculum (NTC CC). It sets out the standards for independent, safe and effective practice, along with the standards of conduct, performance and ethics – located below.
We have provided an audit tool that you may like to use which is located below.
Before you make your application using the EXTERNAL FULL PORTFOLIO (EFP) route, please make sure that you have read all the related documentation to ensure that this is the correct route for you. The application form outlines what documents are needed to apply for this route. If your application is incomplete, it will slow down your assessment considerably.