Become a Weight Management Coach with the NRT Weight Management Coach Certification
10859NAT Certificate IV in Weight Management
Weight Management Practitioner
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.
Graduates will be expected to provide a range of programs and services including an understanding of psychology and the effect on behaviour, provision of appropriate meal plans and recommendation of exercise to create a weight management plan to achieve client weight management goals.
Skills You Learn & Develop
- Conduct individual and group consultations for clients with weight management goals
- Plan meals to meet individual needs for weight management outcomes
- Assess client needs to support weight management
- Analyse mindset and educate clients of the effect on behaviour modification
- Network and working alongside appropriate medical and allied health care practitioners
Practical Education for the Workplace
The qualification requires a practical knowledge base to work with a client to plan, create and evaluate programs for a weight management plan based on a client’s personal goals. The work involves having the ability to monitor client progress and, in collaboration with appropriate medical or allied health practitioners (where required), utilise an evidence-based approach to deliver solutions; this includes applying knowledge of motivational psychology, nutritional principles, and basic physiology and anatomy to provide a mentoring and supportive environment to help the client achieve their personal weight management goals.