Principles of Weight Management Training Course

Weight Management

More than half of the people in England are overweight or obese. This includes 61.9% of adults and 28% of children. This statistic could decrease significantly with an engaged understanding of the importance of healthy eating. This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand those health issues and how to control and manage a healthy diet.

A great addition to your CV to show your commitment to health and fitness, this is also beneficial for general knowledge. Completed online with auto-marked assessments, this programme can be completed in your own time.

Principles of Weight Management course content

This course is split into manageable sections. These are:

Section 1: The Risks Associated with Ineffective Weight Management

In this section, learners will understand terms relating to ineffective weight management, recognise health risks associated with obesity and emaciation and will also learn about the signs of malnourishment.

Section 2: How Body Image May Influence Weight Management

Learners will understand the meaning of the term ‘body image’ and will cover media portrayal of body image and its effect on weight management.

Section 3: Effective Methods of Weight Management

This section helps the learner understand the role of a balanced diet and the meaning of the term ‘energy balance’. The learner will also cover weight management programmes, lifestyle choices and the common myths about weight loss.

Section 4: Planning a Short Weight Management Programme

In this section, learners will understand how to plan their own programmes, identify goals and collect information.

Who is the Principles of Weight Management course aimed at?

The Principles of Weight Management course is ideal for those interested in their own weight management, but also for those people keen to enter the health and fitness industry.

Althought this is a beginners course and will not allow full entry into the health and fitness industry directly, this course is a great way to develop your basic knowledge before enrolling in more indepth nationally recognised courses.

What kind of Principles of Weight Management training courses are available?

There are many weight loss and weight manageent courses available with nationally recognised course providers. The course offered by The Skills Netwok, whilst not nationally recognised is a great way to develop your weight management knowledge. This course is delivered 100% online.

Course duration

Th duration of this online course is 2 hours.

After completing the Principles of Weight Management training course

Graduates of this course will be able to add the course to their CV, which will show future employers that you have a passion for learning and that you have a keen interest in healthy eating.

Those wishing to enter the health and fitness sector will be able to show a willingness to broaden their knowledge within a relevant area before further study to gain accrediation of a nationally recognised health and fitness course.

Visit our training course directory and find out more details about enrolling onto the Principles of Weight Managemet courses available with leading fitness course providers.