Registrations and Accreditations



The Institute of Holistic Nutrition is registered and recognized as a Private Career College under the Private Careers Colleges Act, 2005.



The Institute of Holistic Nutrition – Vancouver Campus is registered and designated with the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) and holds the Education Quality Assurance  (EQA) designation from the Ministry of Advanced Education in British Columbia.


The Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education administers the Private Training Act and associated regulations.   PTIB is dedicated to student protection and sets basic education standards for registered private career training institutions in British Columbia and establishes standards of quality which must be met by accredited institutions.


Education Quality Assurance (EQA) is a quality assurance designation that identifies BC public and private post-secondary institutions that have met or exceeded provincial government recognized quality assurance standards. EQA provides one standard provincial seal that can be recognized globally as symbol of quality education and consumer protection.


Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) works with the provinces and territories and the various stakeholders within Canada’s international education community to deliver the International Student Program. To apply for a study permit on or after June 1, 2014, you will need to include the Designated Learning Institution number (DLI #).  In British Columbia, upon acceptance into IHN’s full Diploma Program international students receive IHN’s DLI # included within a formal acceptance package to record on their visa application and study permit.


Certified Nutritional Practitioner Designation
Registered Orthomolecular Health Practitioner Designation