RegisterSign In

Clinical Weight Control

My Distance Learning College


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 program for weight control.

This 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.

Topics in this course include:

  • The psychology of weight control
  • Body image
  • Lifestyle
  • Transactional analysis
  • Responsibility
  • Creative visualization
  • 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 counselor
  • Basic counseling
  • Setting up a practice


On completion of your course, you will receive two qualifications:

Clinical Weight Control Diploma

Clinical Weight Control Diploma issued by My Distance Learning College, entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.

NCFE Level 3 Clinical Weight Control Award

This Course leads to an NCFE Level 3 Award Certificate for successful learners. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 3 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (in which case GCSE's are at levels 1 and 2 and A Levels are at level 3). In accrediting the program at level 3, NCFE attests that its learning outcomes are at an equivalent level to a level 3 national qualification.

This award has been designed by My Distance Learning College to meet specific learners' or employers' requirements. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning program has been scrutinized and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.


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.

course quick facts
course code DED9271
cost $541.00
estimated time to
complete course
150 Hours
course materials
365 Days