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Principles of Weight Management (CPD certified)

Course overview

This short introductory programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand health issues and how to control and manage a healthy diet.

This course is CPD certified.

Course duration

4 hours

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Funding may be available for this course. Please contact our team to check your eligibility.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, you will understand the risks associated with obesity and emaciation, how body image can impact weight management, effective methods of weight management and how to plan a short weight management programme. 

Course content

  • The risks associated with ineffective weight management:
    • Terms relating to ineffective weight management
    • Health risks associated with obesity and emaciation
    • The warning signs of malnourishment
  • How body image may influence weight management:
    • The meaning of the term ‘body image’
    • The media’s portrayal of body image and its negative effect on weight management
  • Effective methods of weight management:
    • The role of a balanced diet
    • The meaning of the term ‘energy balance’
    • Weight management programmes
    • Lifestyle choices
    • Common myths surrounding weight loss
  • Planning a short weight management programme:
    • How to plan your own diet and nutrition programmes
    • Identifying goals
    • Collecting information relating to a plan that you will develop

Course requirements

To attend this course, students will require access to the internet and a web browser application (e.g. Google Chrome).

For more information about this course please contact us.

Queens Court Regent Street Barnsley South Yorkshire S70 2EG
Tel: 01226 216760 | Email: |

These course details were downloaded on 20/04/2024

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