Cert IV in Weight Management | FITNESS INSTITUTE

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Our Certificate IV in Weight Management will qualify you as a Weight Management Coach, Weight Loss Consultant or Health, Wellness and Nutrition coach.



Obtaining a Certificate IV in Weight Management prepares you to take an active role in fighting the ever-growing statistics of obesity and excess weight


Our nationally recognised, accredited course offers you a new career path assisting those who want a better, healthier lifestyle



10859NAT – Certificate IV in Weight Management




14 months
You don’t have to be a Personal Trainer to do this course! However we do offer a Triple Threat Trainer package for those wishing to combine this qualification with a Certificate III and IV in Fitness. 
If you are already a registered Personal Trainer with Fitness Australia, you will be eligible for 15 CECs when you graduate!
Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Entrants to the Certificate IV in Weight Management must:

  • Have the ability to use computers, to email, send and write word documents and to use basic spreadsheets
  • Ability to use computers

Limitations to entry

Students seeking entry to this course may be subject to an interview process, based on their initial application, to determine their suitability for providing support services to weight management clients.

This course exposes students to the challenge of mentoring clients who may have suffered challenging, emotionally confronting situations. It requires students to have sufficient maturity and work/life experience to provide professional support services within organisational and regulatory requirements.

Students are required to read and interpret medical or allied health practitioner referrals, prepare referrals and weight management plans including the use of entering measurements, weights and times.

  • NAT10859001- Work effectively in the weight management industry
  • NAT10859002- Apply principles of psychology, mindset and behaviour modification to weight management
  • NAT10859003- Develop meal plans in consultation with clients
  • NAT10859004- Make exercise recommendations for weight management in consultation with clients
  • NAT10859005- Undertake initial weight management consultations
  • NAT10859006- Undertake regular weight management consultations
  • NAT10859007- Design, plan and deliver weight management clinics for groups
  • NAT10859008- Work collaboratively with networks
  • BSBCMM401- Make a presentation
  • BSBCUS402- Address customer needs
  • BSBSMB403- Market the small business

Certificate IV in Weight Management