Certifications & Industry Affiliations

CSNN National Page > Certifications & Industry Affiliations

Certifications & Industry Affiliations

The Canadian School of Natural Nutrition is a Federal Corporation (3393291 Canada Inc.), certified by Employment and Social Development Canada, that provides training for a diploma in Natural Nutrition.

New Brunswick

CSNN has a branch in Moncton, NB. It is legislated under the New Brunswick Private Occupational Training Act as a Private Career College.


CSNN is registered as a private career college under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005. There are 2 branches in Ontario (Metro Toronto and Mississauga).


There are 2 branches in Alberta: Calgary and Edmonton. CSNN’s Natural Nutrition Program is licensed under the Private Vocational Training Act (Alberta).

British Columbia

The CSNN Vancouver Island branch is proud to be a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) as authorized by Citizenship & Immigration Canada.

The branches have also achieved Education Quality Assurance (EQA) designation. BC’s EQA designation, from the BC Ministry of Advanced Education, is Canada’s first and currently only provincial brand of quality for post-secondary education and is globally recognized as a symbol of quality education and consumer protection. B.C. branches are also designated with the Private Training Institutions Branch of B.C. (PTIB).


Here are the CEC approved courses by canfitpro:

  • Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Certificate
  • Introduction to Natural Nutrition Certificate

Available online at CSNN Distance Education or at select CSNN branches via Zoom. We recommend you contact your preferred branch to learn more. 

Industry Affiliations

In addition to being able to join CSNN’s Alumni Association, graduates are able to join the following industry associations:

Professional Membership with CANNP
CANNP, Canadian Association of Natural Nutritional Practitioners, is a well-established professional organization with a clear focus on business success, delivering outstanding benefits and empowering nutritional counsellors with a collective voice. CANNP also recognizes CSNN’s workshops for upgrade hours. 

Become Board Certified in Practical Holistic Nutrition with CAHN-Pro
Graduates of CSNN’s Natural Nutrition Program have the opportunity to become professional members of the Canadian Association of Holistic Nutrition Professionals (CAHN-Pro) and write the board certification exam for industry recognition. CSNN’s Advanced Holistic Nutrition workshops are recognized by CAHN-Pro as upgrade hours.

Recognition by the NANP – Beneficial for Graduates Interested in Practicing in the U.S.
Graduates of CSNN’s Natural Nutrition Program who wish to practice in the United States, meet the educational standards to become professional members of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP). They also qualify to write NANP’s board certification exam.