WEIGHT MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION

Course Aims:

Obesity is a serious problem throughout the world, with One third of the world’s population is overweight or obese, and brings with it many serious health risks. This weight management specialist course aims to provide information on how to safely lose weight by looking at the details of effective diet plans and lifestyle changes.

Weight management Certification offers you a unique opportunity to get yourself established as a certified weight management trainer from one of the leaders in online skill testing and certification.

This online weight management Course has been designed by a Physical Therapist to help people who are overweight or obese understand the components and importance of maintaining a healthy diet and active lifestyle in order to lose weight.

Course Objectives:

The primary purpose of the course is to provide the students latest and unique in depth insights in the field of weight management

  • To enable students, and fitness enthusiasts to become competent and committed professionals willing to perform as weight management specialist.
  • To provide fitness enthusiasts with the basic knowledge of body weight and weight imbalance
  • To provide students and fitness enthusiasts with the most current, foundational knowledge, principles and technique of exercises, nutrition, lifestyle changes and behaviour modifications.
  • To study the Psychological aspects of weight management, the impacts of obesity, lifestyle coaching techniques and weight loss and management strategies.
  • To enable students with essential nutrients and healthy eating for clients looking to manage their weight. In short it provides students elements of a healthy diet and application to healthy weight maintenance.
  • To provide you to handle a client’s concerns, leanness and eating disorders.
  • To advance student’s practical expertise and skills, thus enabling the students to reflect upon personal, professional and practical aspects of healthcare, particularly in relation to obesity, nutrition and physical active

Upon completion of this course, Participants will be able to:

  • Understand the basic of body weight and importance of weight management
  • Understand the basic diet and nutrition and its important on weight management.
  • Understand the causes, risk factors and complications of weight imbalance.
  • Understand how to loss or maintain weight.
  • Understand the effect of eating disorders on physical and psychological health.
  • Gain knowledge about weight loss and maintenance strategies such as nutritional supplements, natural weight regulators, medication and bariatric surgery for weight management.
  • Understand Body fat distribution and measurement of body mass
  • Plan diets in relation to weight management.
  • Understand balancing calories and exercises
  • Understand the basic of obesity in special population and its weight management
  • Establish a weight loss and maintenance business

Course Description

Weight Management is one of the major issues today. This is the right time to become a Weight Management Specialist and help people get back into shape.

This course highlights the essential relationship between physical activity and nutrition, and illustrates how permanent weight loss is most effectively brought about through a change in lifestyle. Learn how to assess fitness and related behaviours, readiness to change, and unique needs to help individuals safely achieve their fitness goals.

Careers in health and fitness are booming and the demand for trained Weight Management Specialist currently exceeds supply. If you’re interested in increasing your fitness awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this Weight Management specialist program is for you

The Weight management specialist Course is the scientific and comprehensive course which takes your passion, and also your career to the next level.

Weight management specialist certification course is on a home study course so you can complete the course at a pace which meets your personal level of satisfaction. The average duration you require to complete the course is 6 months or lower so it’s really up to you. We do allow you 8 months from the date of enrolment to complete the course.

Once candidates get register with us, they will get a training course. We offer our own training course but will also accept outside courses. Along with the course syllabus, course material and reference guide we send you 100 multiple- choice questions and 3 essays that test your understanding of the materials; so while you’re reading you’re preparing for the exam at the same time.

100 score is allotted to 100 multiple choice questions and 30 score is given to 3 essay.

A candidate must achieve a score of 100 or higher out of 130 score to access your final exam. Once you have achieved our desired score, you will be granted access to your final test.

Course Prerequisite(s):

  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have exercise science knowledge

Online Weight Management Specialist Course Other Requirements:

For taking this Online Personal Trainer Course you need internet access, an email account, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Safari Web browsers.

Familiarity with medical terminology and anatomy is a plus.

Suitable for beginners as well as experienced health enthusiasts seeking advancement, this course is sure to benefit one and all.

Certificate Validity

Validity of this certificate is 3 years after which the candidate will have to complete 15 hours continuing education to keep their validity current.

IHFE Academy will be offering continuing education.

Why does the certificate have validity period?

You must update your knowledge by taking continuing education every year.