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Qualifications

To be considered for the Canadian Association of Natural Nutritional Practitioners designation of NNCP, Natural Nutrition – Clinical Practitioner, you are required to complete both the on-line NNCP Application Form and Insurance Form (or provide proof of equivalent if it is already acquired,) as well as meet the following qualifications:

  • Must be a graduate in good standing from a CANNP approved schools.
  • Must be fully insured to operate as a practitioner by either providing proof of insurance if it is already acquired, or by completing the Insurance Form  (cheque payable to Lackner McLennan to be sent directly to the insurer.)
  • Must pay yearly dues to CANNP, in full.

Please note that there is no need to submit upgrading hours or fulfill the Mentorship requirement in your first year of membership. Thirty hours of upgrading as well as Mentoring will be required for subsequent years. Should you choose to apply for the 2 year option, 60 hours of upgrading will be required at the time of your next renewal.

New members who have past professional affiliations or several years of experience can contact us directly for special application consideration.

 

Professional Membership

Please ensure we have the following, and allow several weeks for processing:

  • Complete the on-line Application.
  • Upload, fax, mail, scan or email photocopies of your transcripts from one of our approved schools. (This can follow at a later date.)
  • A completed Insurance Form.  A separate cheque payable to Lackner McLennan may be sent to Lackner McLennan directly or provide documentation verifying the purchase of alternate liability insurance if it is already acquired. If you are presently not practicing, please contact us regarding required insurance.
  • Payment by cheque, on-line transfer or if you are using paypal or credit card through paypal* use this link. Here you may also indicate which of the optional features you would like, including another year of Newsworthy!

*Use the “Add to Cart” button to pay by credit card or pay pal. For CC, use the “Check Out”link and then click on the “Don’t have a PayPal account” option.

 

Registered Nutritional Therapist**

Exclusively for NNCP’s who have 3 or more years of counselling experience in the field.

Please ensure we have the following, and allow several weeks for processing:

  1. Fax, scan or email a complete and up-to-date resume.
  2. Fax, scan or email one testimonial, speaking to your conduct as a practitioner.
  3. Fax, scan or email a letter of 500-word maximum discussing business goals and philosophy.
  4. Fax, scan or email 3 Case Study Summaries (500-1000 word per)
  5. Payment by cheque, on-line transfer or if you are using paypal or credit card through paypal* use this link.

*Use the “Add to Cart” button to pay by credit card or pay pal. For CC, use the “Check Out”link and then click on the “Don’t have a PayPal account” option.

If you have over 5 years of experience, and wish to secure the new registered title, please contact us directly as we can perhaps simplify the process for you.

**You must also be a member in good standing and remain so in order to continue to have use of the title

 

Student Membership

Please ensure we have the following, and allow several weeks for processing:

  1. Photocopy from one of our presently approved schools indicating your status.
  2. Photocopy from one of our presently approved schools showing your marks to date (can be taken directly from tests, exams and projects.) PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THE SCHOOLS FOR THIS INFORMATION.
  3. Payment by cheque, on-line transfer or if you are using paypal or credit card through paypal* use this link.

*Use the “Add to Cart” button to pay by credit card or pay pal. For CC, use the “Check Out”link and then click on the “Don’t have a PayPal account” option.

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