Class details

COURSE AIMS & CONTENT
To train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to plan, conduct and review programmes to address the needs of clients with obesity and/or diabetes. Enabling them to support clients to change their eating behaviours to aid in the management of obesity and/or diabetes.

ENTRYREQUIREMENTS:
Entry Requirements

Learners must hold a Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral (QCF) or equivalent
Qualification Outline

Aim:

To train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to plan, conduct and review programmes to address the needs of clients with obesity and/or diabetes
To train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to support clients to change their eating behaviours to aid in the management of obesity and/or diabetes
Objectives:

For the learner:

To develop an understanding of the prevalence and classification of obesity and diabetes
To be able to determine obesity-related health risk
To understand the contributing factors that lead to the development of obesity and diabetes
To apply appropriate training approaches to plan and design physical activity and exercise programmes for clients with obesity and/or diabetes.
To understand how medications, psychological/sociological factors and co-morbidities affect an obese and/or diabetic client’s ability to exercise safely and effectively
To be able to support clients to adopt healthier eating behaviours as part of a programme to manage obesity and/or diabetes

Class Information

Price: €2,000
Time: 4 Weekends
TimeFrame: Saturday From 10:00 – 16:00 Sunday From 10:00 – 16:00
Certificate: Professional