Weight Management Courses

Level 4 Certificate in Weight Management for Individuals with Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus and/or Metabolic Syndrome

This qualification is for those who wish to be able to plan and deliver safe and effective weight management programmes to members of the population with Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus and/or Metabolic Syndrome. With the current Obesity Epidemic and annual increase in the number of adults who develop conditions such as Diabetes Mellitus this qualification gives you the opportunity to not only specialise in a area of high demand but also improve the quality of life for your clients.

Learners will cover:

Knowledge and understanding relating to the qualification:

  • weight management for individuals with obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome
  • how to encourage long-term behaviour change in individuals with obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome
  • classifications relating to body composition and disease risk in individuals with obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome
  • the importance of building relationships with key individuals and organisations in delivering a weight management programme
  • treatments and disease states for obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome
  • the impact of exercise and physical activity for individuals with obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome
  • how to manage the risks associated with programming exercise for individuals with obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome
  • how to motivate individuals with obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome in weight management sessions

Skills relating to the qualification:

  • plan and deliver physical activity components as part of weight management programmes
  • design, review and adapt weight management programmes

The course is assessed by:

  • coursework
  • portfolio of evidence
  • practical demonstration/assignment
  • written examination

Prerequisite:

Funding Available

You don’t need to pay anything until you earn over £21k a year.

 

If you’ve been considering a change in career or the pursuit of a fitness career but the cost of the qualification has put you off, then why not contact us for information regarding 0% Payment Plans and also possible Funding we can help you access to cover the cost of the qualification you want.

Interested?

Diabetes and Obesity is a growing epidemic and as such is a growing market for Personal Trainers and other health professionals to target as clients. This qualification will give you all the tools you need to work successfully and manage clients with these conditions.

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