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 case study

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  • Pay in full

    Total payable £441.75 5% discount £23.25
  • 6 month payment plan

    1 x £65 and 5 x £60 Minimum deposit £100 Total payable £465
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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

    4-6 weeks

  • Entry requirements

    Level 3 Exercise Referral Diploma

  • Accreditations

    HFE's fitness courses and qualifications are fully endorsed by REPs HFE's fitness courses and qualifications are endorsed by CIMSPA

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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.

If you’re ready to be a part of the Government’s pledge to create a downward trend in overweight adults by 2020, this qualification is your opportunity to really make a difference.

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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. If you’re ready to take your career steps then you can receive a 10% on the standard cost if you book a Level 3 course with any of our Level 4 qualifications.

Accreditations

REPs 20

At Level 4, membership with the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) is tiered and with the appropriate Level 3 qualification and the required number of hours of professional practice, you’ll be able to gain the title of Specialist Exercise Instructor.

Those who have obtained a sport and exercise science degree and this qualification are eligible to register with the British Association for Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) as a Certified Exercise Practitioner (CEP).

The qualification awards 20 CPD points.

Upon completion of this course, you’ll receive a discount code which entitles you to 50% off REPs membership.

Upgrade Your Obesity and Diabetes Qualification

Take your qualification further by combining it with others, saving money and benefiting from exclusive extras like videos, career support and job opportunities.

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    Payment Options

    • Pay in full

      Total payable £2655.25 5% discount £139.75
    • 6 month payment plan

      1 x £425 and 5 x £424 Minimum deposit £250 Total payable £2795
    • 12 month payment plan

      1 x £213 and 11 x £212 Minimum deposit £250 Total payable £2795
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    £845.00

    Hone your skills and broaden the scope of clients you can work with by tackling the prevalent conditions of obesity and diabetes.

    Courses

    • Level 3 Exercise Referral Diploma
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    Payment Options

    • Pay in full

      Total payable £802.75 5% discount £42.25
    • 6 month payment plan

      1 x £100 and 5 x £99 Minimum deposit £250 Total payable £845
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