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Weight Loss Consultant

Statement of AchievementPlease enquire for prices and more information
Course Duration: 100 Hours
DeliveryOnline & Correspondence
Course REF: BRE307

Weight Loss Consultant Outline

Study to be a Weight Loss Consultant by Distance Education

The prevalence of obesity is increasing in all age groups and virtually all populations worldwide. With this rise in obesity rates has come a wide range of opportunities to develop weight loss services to help clients to lose weight and increase their fitness levels.
Throughout this course we shall examine how to set up effective weight loss services and provide you with the knowledge and skills to support these services.


Lesson Structure

There are 8 lessons in this course:

  1. Scope and Nature of Weight Loss
  2. Managing Physical Activity
  3. Managing the Diet
  4. Managing the Psychology
  5. Tools for the Consultant
  6. Delivering Weight Loss Services
  7. Conducting a Weight Loss Consultation
  8. Establishing a Weight Loss Business

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.


Aims

  • Explain factors that affect weight in a body.
  • Determine the scope and nature of the weight loss industry in your region.
  • Explain the role of physical activity in weight loss and provide practical advice and resources for you to use as a weight loss consultant.
  • Explain the role of dietary change in weight loss and provide practical advice and resources for you to use as a weight loss consultant.
  • Explain a variety of ways that psychology can be applied to the control of weight.
  • Determine weight status of clients
  • Select and implement and manage the use of different techniques to control weight in clients
  • Identify a viable weight loss service, and those things that must be done to optimize the chance of ongoing success.
  • Adapt dietary resources based on needs of an individual or a particular group.
  • Planning to start a weight management group
  • Develop a weight management service as a business

Weight Loss Consultant

Statement of AchievementPlease enquire for prices and more information
Course Duration: 100 Hours
DeliveryOnline & Correspondence
Course REF: BRE307