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Your Career as a Weight Management Practitioner

Your Career as a Weight Management Coach

The Australian Weight Loss industry is worth $457.8 million (IBIS, 2021) and with over 1.2 million people classified as overweight or obese in Australia (Australian Government, 2020), becoming a Weight Management Practitioner provides the opportunity to have a fulfilling and fruitful career. Health has never been more important, and by focusing on a holistic approach in weight management, your skills and knowledge can be put to good use helping people live happier and healthier lives. If you’re looking for a career that makes a lasting difference to people’s lives, becoming a Weight Management Practitioner could be for you.

What does a Weight Management Practitioner Do?

When it comes to navigating optimal weight, having a holistic approach factoring in nutrition, psychology & exercise is crucial for helping your clients achieve results.
  • Provide Nutrition Advice & Meal Plans 

  • Develop individualised Weight Management Plans

  • Deliver Group & Individual Weight Management Consultations

  • Provide exercise recommendations & motivational support

Career Outlook

Holistic health fitness wellbeing

Industry Outlook

Strong Growth
(next 5 years)

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Salary

Health Coach Salary AU$44k - AU$169k

Holistic health fitness wellbeing

Employment Growth

5.8% Employment Growth (2020 - 2025)

Sources: Payscale.com – Health Coach (Aus) & Labour Market Information Portal (2019)

What our students say...

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“Onfit Training College – it’s the place to go! “

“I can’t wait to work all the way through the course, so that I can use this skill and this qualification to help my clients.I love that you don’t have to be a Personal Trainer to do the course. Obviously it’s going to give a lot of Personal Trainers the edge, but there’s also components of the course that address the right exercise that we should be doing for weight loss or weight management and there’s also two components on 1 on 1 consultations & group consultations with clients.”

“It’s very very holistic and it’s so easy to follow – I love it! I know where I left off.. I can download all the resources – the workbooks, I can download the module themselves as well. There’s an abundance of resources & links that you can go to throughout the course”

KERRI BRANDON

Weight Management Practitioner in training, Personal Trainer & Business Owner at Step Into Life Ipswich

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