Become a Weight Management Specialist

About the Weight Management Certificate

It's not what's done in the gym that will make you a superhero trainer. It's what your client does in the kitchen that will raise your status from personal trainer to personal transformer! Using the latest research, the Weight Loss course guides you through the essential nutritional information needed to help exercisers of all levels. This course is indispensable for any fitness professional who wants to ensure client compliance to healthier nutrition habits and attain unbelievable fitness results.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 0.8 units.

Prerequisites: Must be 18 years or older with a valid photo ID and valid CPR card.

What Can You Expect To Learn?

  • Principles of weight loss and weight gain
  • Basic principles of Energy Balance
  • How the body gains and loses weight
  • How to conduct nutrition interviews
  • DSHEA provisions
  • How to estimate total caloric energy expenditure
  • How to estimate the energy needs of individual clients
  • How to approximate the energy content of foods
  • Myths & Facts about popular weight loss diets, supplements and drugs
  • How to develop SMART healthy eating plans and lifelong behavior changes

What is included in the package?

  • Weight Management Specialist Manual (PDF file)
  • Final Exam
  • This is an online program. (A hard copy of the manual may be purchased separately.)
  • The National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (0.8 CEUs)

Exam Information

  • This exam is given via a live proctor through Proctor fee paid at time of scheduling.
  • You will have 6 months to take your exam, after which a late fee will apply.
  • A government photo ID and a valid CPR card are required.
  • You will be given 120 minutes to take the 74 question exam.
  • You must score a 75% or higher to pass the exam.
  • Retake exams must be purchased separately.

CEUs Accepted by:

Organization CEUs

Course Supplements

Instructional Manual


Study Guide


Sample Test


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Start your dream career helping people get moving and get healthy! The NCCPT has been certifying health and fitness professionals for 20 years and counting. Nationally recognized, we provide students the best value for the best price.

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