• YMCA Level 4 Certificate in Weight Management for Individuals with Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus and/or Metabolic Syndrome (600/6752/4)

    Price

    £

    GLH

    200 hours

    TQT

    250

    Endorsed by

    YMCA Level 4 Certificate in Applied Nutrition for Health, Wellness, Weight Management, and Sports Performance

    Qualifications Type

    Environmental Specialism

    Qualification Number (QN)

    600/6752/4

    Availability

    Operational start date – 1st October 2012

    Operational end date –

    Certification end date –

    Latest version of qualification –

    Entry Requirements

    Learner prerequisites

    • YMCA Level 3 Certificate in Exercise Referral for Specific Controlled Conditions
    • YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral or equivalent

    Assessments

    • coursework
    • portfolio of evidence
    • practical demonstration/assignment
    • written examination

    Overview

    This qualification is for those who wish to be able to plan and deliver safe and effective weight management programmes to members of the population with Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus and/or Metabolic Syndrome.

    Knowledge and understanding relating to the qualification:

    • weight management for individuals with obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome
    • how to encourage long-term behaviour change in individuals with obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome
    • classifications relating to body composition and disease risk in individuals with obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome
    • the importance of building relationships with key individuals and organisations in delivering a weight management programme
    • treatments and disease states for obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome
    • the impact of exercise and physical activity for individuals with obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome
    • how to manage the risks associated with programming exercise for individuals with obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome
    • how to motivate individuals with obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome in weight management sessions

    Skills relating to the qualification:

    • plan and deliver physical activity components as part of weight management programmes
    • design, review and adapt weight management programmes

    Qualification details

    other specialist qualifications at Level 4

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    Learner prerequisites

    • YMCA Level 3 Certificate in Exercise Referral for Specific Controlled Conditions
    • YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral or equivalent
    Mandatory units(Learners must complete all units to achieve 25 credits)CreditsGLH
    Considerations for Safe and Effective Weight Management Programmes for Individuals with Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus and Metabolic Syndrome977
    Programming Group Weight Management for Individuals with Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus and Metabolic Syndrome1087
    Delivering Group Weight Management Sessions for Individuals with Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus and Metabolic Syndrome 6 36

    Assessments:

    • coursework
    • portfolio of evidence
    • practical demonstration/assignment
    • written examination

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