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Principles of Weight Management (CPD)

Level:
Not Applicable
Course Code:
RECN0050/20/AF
Location:
Online Learning
Duration:
Four hours

This short introductory programme of study will give you the knowledge you need to understand health issues and how to control and manage a healthy diet. Online content and assessments make this course accessible for anyone, anywhere.

Perfect for an introduction to a subject or a subject refresher.

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During this official CPD certified course you will study the following modules:

Section 1: The risks associated with ineffective weight management
Within this section you will familiarise yourself with a range of terms relating to ineffective weight management, recognise health risks associated with obesity and emaciation, as well as learning about the warning signs of malnourishment.

Section 2: How body image may influence weight management
This section will explain the meaning of the term ‘body image’ and will cover the media’s portrayal of body image and its negative effect on weight management.

Section 3: Effective methods of weight management
This section will help you to understand the role of a balanced diet and the meaning of the term ‘energy balance’. You will also look at weight management programmes, lifestyle choices and the common myth surrounding weight loss.

Section 4: Planning a short weight management programme
In the final section you will learn how to plan your own diet and nutrition programmes, identify goals and collect information relating to a plan that you will develop.
This course will be assessed online and you will receive an e-certificate upon completion.
Upon completion of this course, you may wish to study:
Food Safety Principles
Health and Safety
You will need access to the internet.
Please contact the Recreation Team on 01271 852356 for more information.

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Course Fees

Total Fee: £30