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Weight Management & Consulting

My Distance Learning College


As the saying goes, "you are what you eat". Advertising in magazines, newspapers and television stresses the importance of a lean and trim body. The emphasis on health and taking responsibility and control of your own health, highlights the importance of knowing how to manage an effective eating regime.

The emphasis is on consulting and designing personal eating programs that suit your client. This program has been designed to illustrate the value of a sensible eating regime. It will also allow the therapist to assist clients in weight management.

This course covers topics, including:

  • The Digestive System
  • Nutrition - You Are What You Eat
  • Some Basic Principles Of Weight Reduction and Control Diets
  • Guidelines to Compiling Eating Programs
  • Food Combining and Supplements
  • Working with the Client in Compiling Eating Programs
  • The Role of Exercise in Weight Reduction and Control
  • Motivating the Client
  • Constipation, Food Cravings and Eating Disorders
  • Basic Recipes and Cooking Methods
  • Setting up a Weight Management Consultancy


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

Weight Management & Consulting Diploma

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

NCFE Level 3 Weight Management & Consulting 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 DED9085
cost $461.00
estimated time to
complete course
120 Hours
course materials
365 Days