Get Qualified in Nutrition and Become a Weight Management Coach
Are you ready to help fight Australia's obesity epidemic?
Australian adults are growing more overweight by the day. Adult obesity rates here have increased from 19% in 1995 to 31% in 2018 according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Today, over 12.5 million Australians aged 18+ are overweight. The growth in our waistlines is out of control and is only getting worse. The number one reason most people join a gym is to better manage their weight, and a Personal Trainer with a Weight Management qualification can truly make a difference.
As the industry leader in fitness education, FIT College wants to arm our graduates with the skills to fight this obesity epidemic. With the increase in obesity rates here in Australia, FIT College has complemented its fitness courses with the addition of courses in Weight Management, to produce a new generation of Personal Trainers who are also Weight Management Specialists.
Our qualifications in weight management addresses the underlying factors of obesity and gives you the skills and knowledge to assist clients in managing their weight. Weight Management qualifications can be used to develop a career as a practitioner in weight management or as an add-on to other qualifications to develop a more holistic approach to providing support for clients with weight management goals.
Graduates will receive a practical education for the workplace as a Weight Management Specialist to create meal plans and programs for a weight management based on a client’s personal goals. You’ll learn to monitor client progress and where required, collaborate with medical and/or allied health practitioners.
Want to learn more about becoming a Weight Management Coach? Find out more today!
Weight Management Coach Training
10859NAT Certificate IV in Weight Management - Weight Management Practitioner
Become a Weight Management Coach
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions within the weight management industry in a broad range of settings, including working collaboratively with appropriate medical and allied health professionals to help motivate and mentor adolescents 13 – 17 or adults 18+ to achieve their weight management goals.
Advanced Weight Management Practitioner Training
10698NAT Diploma of Weight Management - Advanced Weight Management Practitioner
Become an Advanced Weight Management Coach
The Diploma of Weight Management is designed for individuals who wish to develop the skills, knowledge and experience in planning, conducting and evaluating advanced weight management programs. Advanced practitioners/health coaches have the ability to apply specialised skills and knowledge above the level possessed by practitioners/coaches. This enables them to recognise interrelated contributing factors to weight gain to identify program needs and to develop research-based programs, underpinned by an educative approach in the concept of the human body as a non-linear and complex adaptive system.