10859NAT - Certificate IV in Weight Management

(10698NAT Diploma of Weight Management also available)

Work in the Weight Management Industry in various roles such as
Weight Management Practitioner, Health Coach,
Wellness Coach, Nutritional Coach

Study Online

Study online and at your own pace with confidence knowing this qualification is Government Accredited/Nationally Recognised

Holistic Approach

Study a holistic approach to weight management underpinned by an educative approach in the concept of the human body as a non-linear and complex adaptive system

Specialist Skills

Apply specialised skills and knowledge in order to recognise interrelated contributing factors to weight gain and to develop research based programs

Course Outline

Course Code: 10859NAT

Qualification: Nationally & Internationally Accredited Certificate IV in Weight Management

Delivery: Online through our easy to use student learning system, with support from expert Tutors

Duration: Self-Paced Study – up to 12 months

Payment Options: Upfront or Payment Plan

Career Pathways

This course is intended to provide participants with a range of knowledge and skills to perform the following functions associated with the weight management industry:

  • Weight Loss Consultant
  • Weight Management Consultant
  • Motivational Weight Management Coach
  • Wellness Coach
  • Health Coach
  • Nutrition Coach
Diploma of Weight Management Outcomes
Diploma of Weight Management Outcomes

Course Overview

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

Learning Outcomes

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions within the weight management industry in a broad range of settings, including working collaboratively with appropriate medical and allied health professionals to help motivate and mentor adolescents 13 – 17 or adults 18+ to achieve their weight management goals.

Those with this level of competency will be expected to provide a range of programs and services including an understanding of psychology and the effect on behaviour, provision of appropriate meal plans and recommendation of exercise to create a weight management plan to achieve the adolescents’ (13 – 17) and adults’ (18+) weight management goals.

This course is intended to provide participants with the following skills and knowledge to contribute to community outcomes such as:

  • Consideration to the increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity
  • Creating a community awareness of the long term benefits of weight management
  • Improved community health
  • Reducing the cost of, and impact on, healthcare associated with obesity and weight related health issues
  • Improving workplace productivity and reducing associated costs with employee sick leave
Diploma of Weight Management Outcomes
Nationally & Internationally Accredited Course

Nationally & Internationally Accredited Course

The Australian College of Weight Management & Allied Health is committed to improving the standards of the Weight Management Industry and providing new and exciting career opportunities for our students. We have a strong network of recognised academic and industry professionals across the country who we work with to create a more united voice for obesity prevention and weight management. At the Australian College of Weight Management & Allied Health, we are proud to offer our students a quality education through the Certificate IV in Weight Management (10859NAT) and the Diploma of Weight Management (10698NAT) which have both received Accreditation and Professional Development recognition nationally and internationally. Studying with our College ensures you will receive a commitment to excellence and ongoing improvement processes.

What people are saying...


Sestilia Mazzocca – Graduate
“I have just finished studying with the Australian College of Weight Management. Words can’t describe how fantastic this College is; the support I got was far and beyond my wildest expectations. You won’t find this level of support anywhere else (I know I have tried). The knowledge that the support team have is fantastic.”


Lachlan Moran
“I am in my final stages of my cert IV, and I am looking forward to start progressing though my Diploma, all of the support and assistance offered makes completing assignments a breeze, and for anyone who has struggled with assignments in the past, there is no need to worry, as they cater for all people and knowledge levels.”

Tanisha Tottman – Founder - Busy Slim

Tanisha Tottman – Founder – Busy Slim
“Doing the Cert IV in Weight Management has been one of the best choices I have ever made! If you are serious about learning how to help people lose weight then you need look no further….this is definitely the qualification for you!”

Dianne Scott – Owner - Nutrition & Weight Loss Solutions

Dianne Scott – Owner – Nutrition & Weight Loss Solutions
“The skills and confidence I gained from studying Weight Management with the Australian College of Weight Management as well as having access to industry experts gave me the confidence to take the next step and start my own business which is steadily growing and I’m loving it!”

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