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Blood glucose reading from a diabetic client
Blood glucose reading from a diabetic client
Blood glucose reading from a diabetic client

Level 4 Obesity and Diabetes Certificate

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Level 4 Obesity and Diabetes Certificate

£465.00

All you need to do is complete the home study assessments, there's no practical attendance required.

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Using content created and delivered by leading medical professionals, gain the knowledge to combat two of the UK's most prevalent medical conditions: obesity and diabetes.

  • Course type

    Blended learning

  • Time to qualify

    10-12 weeks

  • Entry requirements

    Level 3 Exercise Referral Diploma

  • Accreditations

    Active IQ is the awarding body for HFE's Level 4 fitness qualifications HFE's fitness courses and qualifications are endorsed by CIMSPA ACSM logo

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Intro

Experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) predict that by 2030, almost 75% of men and 63% of women in the UK will be classed as obese. Numerous conditions associated with obesity are also set to become more prevalent including diabetes, lower back pain, osteoporosis, and arthritis.

With the NHS being stretched like never before, and the cost of treating these diseases well into billions of pounds, now more than ever specialised exercise professionals are needed to play a key part in fighting this epidemic.

The Level 4 Obesity and Diabetes Certificate is designed to allow you to work closely with clinicians and others within the medical community. You’ll gain the highly sought-after skills to devise and deliver exercise programmes for those with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, or obesity. The course is also perfectly suited for fitness instructors and personal trainers looking to expand their client base.

The course is delivered via blended learning which combines online work with extensive telephone support from a dedicated Learning Support Tutor.

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Course content

The Level 4 Obesity and Diabetes Certificate contains a wide-range of modules relating to nutrition, exercise, obesity and diabetes (both type 1 and type 2), including:

  • History and causes of obesity and diabetes
  • Measuring and assessing obesity
  • Introduction to metabolic syndrome
  • Pathophysiology of obesity and diabetes
  • Hormonal considerations and influencers
  • Exercise precautions and benefits
  • Dietary guidelines
  • Motivating behaviour change
  • Common clinical complications caused by obesity and diabetes

Assessment

This qualification is assessed via the following:

  • Prevalence and strategies for managing obesity and diabetes worksheet
  • Causation and pathophysiology of obesity and diabetes worksheet
  • Exercise and nutrition for the management of obesity and diabetes case study.

The case study includes: a food diary, client personal information, programme objectives, class and session plan, summary of modifications, and evaluation and reflection.

Prerequisites

In order to enrol on this course, you must already hold or be working towards the Level 3 Certificate in Exercise Referral.

Accreditations

On completion of this qualification, you’ll be able to gain the Level 4 title of Specialist Exercise Instructor. Those who have previously obtained a degree in a sport or exercise science discipline will also be eligible to register with the British Association for Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) as a Certified Exercise Practitioner (CEP).

This qualification is awarded professional development points with the Register of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).

Graduates of this qualification will also be accredited with 16 CECs with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).

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Obesity and diabetes are two of the UK’s most prevalent medical conditions and they affect millions of people. The NHS is being stretched like never before by these conditions and exercise professionals are well-placed to play a key role in fighting this epidemic.

Our Level 4 Obesity and Diabetes Certificate will enable you to work side by side with members of the medical community to change both the quality and longevity of people’s lives.

The entirety of this course can be completed from the comfort of your own home. Your learning is enhanced by a wealth of print and online resources, including video lectures presented by a leading doctor, unlimited tutor support and information-rich training manuals.

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With this qualification, you’ll be able to work with an expanded range of clients, helping them manage chronic illnesses and conditions like asthma, obesity, arthritis and diabetes.

As the name suggests, the Level 3 Exercise Referral Diploma enables you to get involved with exercise/GP referral schemes and work alongside various public and private health organisations referring clients.

The course tackles a wide-range of subjects, including professional practice, pathophysiology of various conditions, programming exercise for medical conditions, the role of medications, and assessing and monitoring referred clients. To really bring the subjects to life, your learning will be enhanced by a range of extensive video lectures presented by a leading GP who is well-versed with exercise referral.

Level 4 Obesity and Diabetes Certificate

Obesity and diabetes are two of the UK’s most prevalent medical conditions and they affect millions of people. The NHS is being stretched like never before by these conditions and exercise professionals are well-placed to play a key role in fighting this epidemic.

Our Level 4 Obesity and Diabetes Certificate will enable you to work side by side with members of the medical community to change both the quality and longevity of people’s lives.

The entirety of this course can be completed from the comfort of your own home. Your learning is enhanced by a wealth of print and online resources, including video lectures presented by a leading doctor, unlimited tutor support and information-rich training manuals.

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