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Clinical Weight Control

Overview

The whole issue of weight control is far more complex than simply controlling food intake - hence the massive failure rate of "diets". This course will enable students to integrate the latest information in a safe programme for weight control.

About Clinical Weight Control

This clinical weight control course deals in depth with both the physiology and psychology of weight issues thus enabling the trained clinician to obtain consistently excellent results within the lucrative area of weight control.

Modules

The psychology of weight control

Body image

Lifestyle

Transactional analysis

Responsibility

Creative visualisation

The physiology of weight control

Addiction

Symptoms

Nutritional needs

Eating for health life

Eating disorders

Anorexia nervosa

Bulimia nervosa

Binge eating

The clinician's role as counsellor

Basic counselling

Setting up a practice

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

 

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

What is NCFE

NCFE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE Award certificate of achievement.

For more information on this award, click here

The whole issue of weight control is far more complex than simply controlling food intake - hence the massive failure rate of "diets". This course will enable students to integrate the latest information in a safe programme for weight control.

About Clinical Weight Control

This clinical weight control course deals in depth with both the physiology and psychology of weight issues thus enabling the trained clinician to obtain consistently excellent results within the lucrative area of weight control.

Modules

The psychology of weight control

Body image

Lifestyle

Transactional analysis

Responsibility

Creative visualisation

The physiology of weight control

Addiction

Symptoms

Nutritional needs

Eating for health life

Eating disorders

Anorexia nervosa

Bulimia nervosa

Binge eating

The clinician's role as counsellor

Basic counselling

Setting up a practice

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

 

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

What is NCFE

NCFE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE Award certificate of achievement.

For more information on this award, click here

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