Advanced Clinical Weight Loss Practitioner

Professional Diploma Level 5

Course Code: CWL16835

You will receive the Clinical Weight Loss Certification in your name once you have completed all the course modules.

Each module includes templates and planning tools for immediate use with clients: Assessment tools to personalise programmes, coaching scripts, consultation materials, nutrient calculators, food diaries, meal planners, client worksheets, session handouts, health questionnaires, legal forms and templates to start your own practice!

Accredited by CPD • Endorsed by Central YMCA Qualifications (CYQ), the UK's leading awarding body for health, fitness and wellness qualifications.

Who is this for?

1. Nurses, doctors and counsellors
2. Dieticians, nutritionists and health coaches
3. Personal trainers and sports coaches
4. Overeaters, binge eaters and food addicts
5. Anybody who has struggled with their weight
6. Those interested in evidence-based weight loss methods

Why are we getting this fat, this fast?

What’s making me fat? Why portion control doesn’t work with me? Do I have a food addiction? Can I gorge and still lose weight? How often should I eat? How can I speed up fat loss? Could I have a food intolerance? How does my personality affect weight loss?

We all seem to have the same questions. Learn how to answer these and custom-build a weight loss programme based on proven scientific methods.

Course Benefits

1. Your brain on food

2. New science of food addiction

3. Hunger hormones

4. Why portion control doesn’t work

5. How NOT to feel hungry during weight loss

6. What biggest losers do that others don’t

7. When fast weight loss may be better

8. When fat is not fat: Water retention and food intolerances

9. Comfort food as self-medication

10. The fix for lack of willpower

11. Psychology behind successful weight loss

12. Body composition and metabolic analysis

Earn while your learn

Gain advanced knowledge on proven, evidence-based weight loss methods.

You’ll receive all of the client templates, session handouts and legal forms so you can start your practice as soon as you complete your certification and get insured.

Course Content

There are no required textbooks for this course. Everything is inside! There will also be links to online documents and resources provided throughout the course for further reading.

The course consists of 70 units across 19 modules, which are as follows:

Module 1: The dangers of excess body fat

Module 2: What causes weight gain?

Module 3: How the body stores fat

Module 4: Weight history evaluation

Module 5: Ideal weight

Module 6: Body composition assessment

Module 7: Metabolic analysis

Module 8: Food addiction

Module 9: Good carbs, bad carbs

Module 10: Hunger and hormones

Module 11: Building a personalised plan

Module 12: Diet evaluation and action planning

Module 13: Promoting immediate changes

Module 14: How to speed up fat loss

Module 15: Food intolerances and weight gain

Module 16: Stress as a weight gain contributor

Module 17: Psychology of weight loss

Module 18: Weight Loss Personality Test™ (FREE BONUS MODULE worth £89!)

Module 19: Professional considerations

Get the full curriculum!

CLICK HERE to access the full course curriculum and sample materials.


Accredited by CPD • Endorsed by Central YMCA Qualifications (CYQ), the UK’s leading awarding body in health, fitness and wellness qualifications.

Your Qualification

When you complete the course, you will be awarded the Certification in Clinical Weight Loss.

A certification in Clinical Weight Loss will allow you to set up your own business and start helping clients right away.

Is the course accredited?

Yes, it is accredited by CPD and endorsed by Central YMCA Qualifications (CYQ), the UK’s leading and longest-established awarding body for health, fitness and wellness qualifications.

Will I get a certificate after completing this course?

Yes. Students who successfully complete the course will receive the Clinical Weight Loss Certification.

Recommended Background

There are no prerequisites for this course. However, a general background in basic nutrition and high school level science can be helpful. No prior experience or educational paperwork are required.

What are the entry requirements for this course?

There are no entry requirements other than being at least 16 years of age.

Course Fees

The cost of this course is £989.

Payments in GBP, EUR and USD are accepted.

Pay for your programme in 12 monthly instalments.

Includes access to your protected learners’ area, all course materials, lessons, interactive quizzes, online assessments, worksheets, a community of like-minded classmates, and Learner Services support.

Get Started

You have the drive and the motivation. We will provide you the tools to put your passion into practice.

Click on the “Apply” link below to enrol.


Many thanks, and see you at the other side, where your new journey and rewards begin.

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