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Weight Loss Consultant

Price: £340.00Course Code: BRE307 CLD
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( Kareem, 15/05/2017 ) Q:

Hi , I am inquiring about after getting this certificate, can I work directly in Alberta, Canada. Or they will request more papers to approve this course. Thanks Kareem

( 15/05/2017 ) A:

Hello Kareem,

Thank you for getting in touch. The answer to your question depends on whether you need qualifications to practice as a Weight Loss Consultant in Canada. You don't need them in the UK and there are many unqualified practioners. By completing this course, you will be qualified and that should give you an advantage over those in Alberta, that aren't.

 

( Mary Freyne, 25/08/2014 ) Q: Hi there, I am interested in your Weight Loss Consultant course. I am wondering if there is a recognised qualification awarded on completion of the course. I live in Cork, Ireland and wonder if it would be recognised here. Also Im wondering if there is a location near me to do the exam mentioned on your web page. I look forward to hearing from you. Regards, Mary Freyne
( 28/08/2014 ) A: Hello Mary, The Weight Loss Consultant course is approved by the CMA and validated by ASIQUAL. This course is a level 4 course under the EQF. You can contact the CMA and ask them about the requirements for registering with them but they may require further training or work experience hours on top of whatever certificate they offer. You can sit your exams at your location in Ireland in the presence of an adjudicator that you have nominated.
( Bev, 12/03/2014 ) Q: Is this a certification that requires renewal? Or CECs to maintain. Is this a course that is offered internationally I live in Canada?
( 13/03/2014 ) A: Hello Bev, This course comes under the category of ''Continuous Professional Development" and is a knowledge based course. It is not within any government framework, which means that the renewal does not apply to it, it's a one off course that you take if you want to learn more about weight loss consulting. However, you can take this anywhere in the world and you can start any time also. You can email info@adlhomestudy.co.uk for more information or if you would like to clarify any further points.
( Juliette, 17/10/2013 ) Q: Hi, I am very interested in studying this course, however I have a few questions please: . is there a timeframe in which the course must be completed? As I run my own business I will have weeks where I can dedicate more time to studying, and weeks where I may have no extra time. I need to know I can complete this course in my own timeframe. . are there essays which need to be written and submitted for marking? . are there certificates available for each completed module or just the one at the end? Thank you for your kind assistance and kind regards, Juliette
( 21/10/2013 ) A: You can start and finish at any time. You are under no pressure to complete by a given date. You submit your assignments at your own convenience. At the end of each lesson there is an assignment which you complete and submit to your tutor for marking and feedback. We try to have grades back within 5 days. Before the assignee there is also a SET TASK - this where the practical aspect of the course comes in. Sometimes the Set Task is related to the assignments and other times it is simply a stand alone exercise. Once you have completed all assignments and sat for the exam (which you can do in your own location - they are usually one and a half hours long) you would be awarded a Certificate in Weight Loss Consultant BRE307. This course is a 100 hour module meaning that it is equivalent to being in a classroom setting for 100 hours. Since you run your own business and time is at a premium for you, I think studying by distance learning is an ideal way for you to gain the knowledge and skills you are seeking as you can adjust your study requirements to fit your work demands. Juliette, if you have any further questions please do submit them so we can help you as much as possible in making an informed decision. I notice you are based in beautiful New Zealand - we have quite a few students from there.

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Weight Loss Consultant

Weight Loss Consultant course online. Distance Education Course for Weight Loss Consulting 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.

Student Comment 

"Iona Lister was my tutor and gave me excellent, helpful and thoughtful feedback- because of this I really enjoyed the course and would do another with ADL in the future." John, Weight Loss Consultant, UK. 

Lesson Structure:  Weight Loss Consultant BRE307

There are 8 lessons in this course:

  1. Scope and Nature of Weight Loss
    • Obesity DefinedGenetics
    • Diet
    • Exercise
    • Life Events
    • Adolescence
    • Pregnancy
    • Menopause
    • Middle Age
    • Stopping Smoking
    • Weight gain linked to Medication
    • Weight gain following Injury or Illness
    • Scope and Nature of Weight Loss Industry
    • Health Programs
    • Meal Replacement Products
    • Pharmacotherapy
    • Surgery for Weight Loss
  2. Managing Physical Activity
    • Role of Physical Activity in Energy Balance
    • Role of Physical Activity Raising Metabolic Rate
    • Bone Mass Maintenance
    • Physical Activity and Mental Health
    • Specific Aspects of Exercise When Overweight
    • Tips to get started with Exercise
    • Types of Exercise and Effectiveness for Weight Loss
    • Cardiovascular Activity
    • Optimum Target Heart Rate for Fat Burning
    • Resistance Activities
    • Exercise Progression
    • Recommending Exercise
  3. Managing the Diet
    • Teaching Portion Control
    • Beginning to Address Portion Control
    • Energy Density
    • Fats and Energy Density
    • Sources of Fats
    • Tips to Reduce Fat
    • Practical Tips Based on Daily Meal Plan
    • Sugar and Weight Reducing
    • General Weight Loss Tips
    • Using Food Diaries
    • Nutrition Resources and Lesson Planning
  4. Managing the Psychology
    • Eating and Emotions
    • The Brain and Weight Management
    • Managing the Psychology
    • Helping People to Make Changes
    • Stages of Change Explained -Pre contemplation, Contemplation, Preparation, Action, Maintenance, Relapse
    • Tools for the Consultant
    • Determining Weight Status of Clients
    • Administering Weight Checks
    • Calculating BMI
    • Interpreting BMI
    • Setting Targets
    • Determining Waiste Measurement
    • Health Evaluation
    • Nutritional Advice
    • Running Supermarket Tours
    • Food Labels
  5. Delivering Weight Loss Services
    • Individual Consultations
    • Features of an Ideal One to One Consultation
    • Good Questioning Skills
    • Running Group Sessions
    • Running Independant Weight Management Group Sessions
    • Joining an Established Weight Management Business
    • Potential Barriers to Weight Loss
    • Social Issues and Pressure
    • Time Constraints
    • Lifestyle
    • Physical Limitations
    • Psychological Limitations
    • Age
    • Hormonal Issues
  6. Conducting a Weight Loss Consultation
    • The Next Step
    • Target Marketing
    • Demand
    • Competition
    • Location
  7. PBL Project: A major project where you:
    • Explain the basics of obesity, explain fully the causes, symptoms, and associated health risks.
    • Identify a target market that will benefit from your services.
    • Develop a marketing strategy to attract clients from your target market
    • Identify the nutritional, physical exercise, and psychological contributions to obesity.
    • Identify and convey the importance of addressing all of the above elements in a successful weight loss programme.
    • Present clear, concise and readily understandable guidelines that address appropriate interventions for the clients to take home and follow
    • Develop appropriate assessment tools and strategies to identify and monitor your clients needs.
    • Discuss the challenges for your client to adhere to the programme, and outline strategies to support them.
    • Compare and contrast the dietary, exercise and psychological strategies you have decided to use, with other weight loss strategies you have decided not to use (e.g. surgery, meal replacement drinks, medication)
    • Represent complex health information in a clear, simple format, readily understandable by the individual assuming they have little or no nutritional background
  8. Establishing a Weight Loss Business
    • Starting a New Business
    • Personality and Lifestyle
    • Affordability
    • Industry Knowledge and Experience
    • Starting a Business versus Buying a Franchise
    • Business Plans
    • The Planning Process
    • Marketing
    • The Marketing PlanPromotion, Advertising, Networking
    • Summary of a Successful Business
Learning Goals:  Weight Loss Consultant BRE307
  • 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

Note that each module in this Certificate is a certificate in its own right, and may be studied separately.

 

 
 This course is accredited by ACCPH and allows you to join as a professional member after completion. Membership allows you to add the letters MACCPH after your name (post-nominals).
Course Info
Course StartAnytime,Anywhere
Course Hours100
Recognised Issuing BodyTQUK - Training Qualifications UK, an Ofqual Approved Awarding Organisation.
Course CodeBRE307
Course PrerequisiteNo, start at anytime
Course QualificationLevel 4 Certificate in Weight Loss Consultancy
Exam Required?Finalised with an exam/test
UK Course Credits10 Credits
US Course Credit Hours3 Credit Hours
Study SupportYou'll be allocated your own personal tutor/mentor who will support and mentor you throughout your whole course. Our tutors/mentors have been specifically chosen for their business expertise, qualifications and must be active within their industry. Tutors are contactable by e-mail, telephone and through our Moodle Student Support Zone online. Tutors are there to provide assistance with course material, discuss, explain and give advice and support throughout the whole programme. Their feedback is vital to your success.

                                                                             

 

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