(UK) Diploma in Weight Management Consultancy

Become a Weight Management Consultant

Course Fee
Internationally Recognised

Become a Weight Management Consultant

Where to Study
Campuses and Support Centres are located in the following regions
Course Requirements
Course Requirements

No previous qualifications or requirements are needed

Payment Terms
Payment Terms

3 Month Payment Terms

• Course fee: R6,960 (Deposit R2,366.40 + 2 x Monthly Instalments of R2,296.80)

6 Month Payment Terms

• Course fee: R7,656 (Deposit R1,392 + 5 x Monthly Instalments of R1,252.80 )

Step 1
Step 2

This course, brought to you in partnership with Plaskett College, will provide you with a detailed, systematic and scientifically-based training, fuller than possibly any other in the field. It will enable you to practise as a well-informed Weight Management Consultant and most importantly, you will be able to help and support individuals in their quest to lose weight whilst maintaining health and well-being.  You will:

  • Gain an understanding of the basic elements of nutrition with a focus on the key nutrients in order to avoid deficiencies when working with weight loss clients
  • Develop the confidence to be able to make informed choices from a wide span of weight loss options and avoid the use of rigidly fixed methods, thereby delivering programmes best suited to individual needs
  • Learn the skills to be able to counsel on a one-to-one basis. This favours the resolution of individual circumstances and problems
  • Receive the training to see your clients through every stage of the process, thereby maximising their chances of success.


  • 3 short written assignments
  • 2 case studies



  • Section 1 – Basic Science Support
  • Section 2 – The Nature of the Problem/Understanding the Field
  • Section 3 – The Theory of the causes of Obesity and Overweight
  • Section 4 – The Health Consequences of excess weight
  • Section 5 – First Principles of Correcting Excess Weight
  • Section 6 – Reducing Weight through diet and dietary composition
  • Section 7 – Selecting Individual Foods
  • Section 8 – Building your knowledge of foods
  • Section 9 – First Look at Conducting Consultations
  • Section 10 – Calculating the Calories, the benefits of exercise
  • Section 11 – Programs to promote good health
  • Section 12 – Use of Supplements to promote weight loss
  • Section 13 – Managing
  • You will receive a certificate from Plaskett College as a Weight Management Consultant and be entitled to use the designatory letters Dip.WMC as a Weight Management Consultant.
  • Students can register with the International Institute for Complementary Therapists (IICT)
  • Students can go onto further studies with universities and receive credits for Plaskett courses. Each student is taken on a case by case basis (with no guarantee they would be accepted), students mustn’t assume that it is an easy route into a degree course
  • Practise as a weight management consultant
  • Enhance your skillset and increase your earning potential