What do I need to join The Canadian Association for Integrative Nutrition? If you have graduated from an Approved School Program, you are pre approved to join The Canadian Association for Integrative Nutrition. Just fill out the application, submit the required material and enjoy your membership.
For those schools not already approved, no problem! Please see course requirements below: If you are a graduate of a Nutrition Consulting or Holistic Nutritionist diploma consisting of a minimum of 2000 hours; including advanced subjects such as Anatomy & Physiology, Nutrition Sciences, and Symptomatology, you qualify for Membership and the Registered Holistic Nutrition Practitioner (RHNP) professional designation along with your unique registration number. If we have not previously reviewed the course materials, you will be required to provide an outline and proof of graduation.
Note: If you have graduated your courses in the current year, your 35 Credit Requirement is already fulfilled although we do encourage you to keep on learning throughout the year with us or through an approved school.
Fill out the application form
Scan and upload a copy of your diploma or certificate.
Set up payment and submit.
A confirmation receipt will be sent to your email address on file.
Note that payment is non-refundable with the exception of a denied membership.
You will receive a confirmation email indicating your requirements have been received.
Your information will then be reviewed.
Upon approval, you will be issue a username and password. You can then create an account by clicking "Log In/Register" in the navigation bar.
What's Next? Once your membership is activated, you will receive a confirmation email providing you with a Canadian Association for Integrative Nutrition verified stamp to add to your website. The email will also include your official certificate with unique registration number and lots of useful tips on how to make the most out of your membership!
Not quite there yet? Not to worry we have you covered! The Canadian Health Coach Alliance falls under the umbrella of CAIN and offers similar benefits as our membership.
Registered HealthCoach (RHC) is available to graduates of approved schools who have completed a minimum of 300 hours of study in the field of health coaching in addition to a combined minimum of 30 hours of case study work, and client sessions.
Registered Nutrition & Health Coach (RHNC-II) designation is available to students who have completed a combined Health Coach and Nutrition Coach training. A minimum of 300 hours of study is required for the Health Coach portion and a minimum of 600 hours for the Nutrition Coach training. The program also must contain a combined minimum of 30 hours of case study work, and client sessions.