Help Clients that suffer from Diabetes to Manage their Weight through Physical Activity

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Level 4 Diabetes Control and Weight Management Certificate

With over 6% of the UK's population, which equates to around 4 million people suffering from Diabetes, which is growing year on year, the need for both preventative and reactive measures is clear.

With OriGym's Level 4 Weight Management and Diabetes Training course you will be able to understand the causes of diabetes, the nutritional needs and dietary guideline for those with both type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Additionally, when you complete the online diabetes diploma course you will be knowledgeable in how to programme specific training routines for this demographic, understand the benefits of exercise and what precautions to take with diabetic clients.

OriGym's Level 4 course in Diabetes and Weight Management is an Internationally recognised qualification and endorsed by REPs (Register of Exercise Professionals) and CIMSPA endorsed (Chartered Institute for Sport and Physical Activity).

Work with both private and public medical practices through the GP Referral scheme to enhance your earning potential as a fitness professional. To find out more information on Origym's Level 4 online Diabetes Diploma Course for Weight Management, submit an enquiry today or download our latest prospectus today. 

Entry Requirements:

Level 3 Personal Training Diploma or Level 3 Exercise Referral (GP Referral)

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Course Length:

10 Weeks (Average)


CIMSPA, REPs and PD Approval

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The Level 4 weight management and diabetes qualification was designed and created by leading industry experts including advanced fitness professionals and clinicians to ensure you will have all the skills required to independently distribute effect programmes and advice.

With the online certificate course in Diabetes Control you can start learning the same day you enrol, and you will get instant access to our multi-award nominated learning platform "Student Zone" where you can study all around your current employment and family life. With our easy to navigate platform, you will learn via videos, online lectures, eBooks and interactive e-learning and with 7-day support from our highly qualified tutors, help is never far away.

Course Length: As the diabetes course is online, you can start learning the same day you sign up and it takes on average 10 weeks to complete. 
Entry Requirements: Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training or Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral. Students must be aged 18+ to enrol.
Accreditations: The course is accredited by both REPS and CIMSPA.
Cost: £649 and discounts available if you pay in full. No extra fees for certification, exams or re-sits.
Offer & Payment Options: Flexible, 0% interest finance plans are available with just a small deposit required. 
What You’ll Qualify With: On successful completion of this course, you will qualify with:

  • Level 4 Certificate in Diabetes Control and Weight Management
  • 20 REPS points and entry to REPS Level 4 Status
  • 10 CIMSPA points

What You’ll learn

Upon course completion you will be confident in helping clients that suffer from Type-1 and Type-2 diabetes to manage their condition to through physical exertion and nutrition best practices. 

Comprehending Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes

You will need to fully understand the history of Diabetes and metabolic syndrome, what the causes are, the symptoms associated and the long-term effects it can have on health and wellbeing.

Measurement and Assessment of Diabetes

This course will show you the best method of measuring and assessing Diabetes, how to elect which assessment method is most appropriate, how to analyse and interpret the results and implement an effective plan of action. Additionally, you will learn the vast variables associated with Diabetes that can influence weight issues, such as hormonal balances amongst other external factors. 

Treating & Managing Diabetes

Prior to constructing a suitable exercise programme, you need to learn the benefits and extra precautions you should take as a fitness professional to ensuring your client undergoes a training routine that is both safe and effective. You will learn the most effective treatments, when and how to implement them to deliver a bespoke, tailored plan to the client's requirements and goals.

Design & Deliver Weight Loss Plans

Factoring in clinical issues caused from Diabetes, you will learn how to write and deliver fitness plans that are individualised and grouped, that are fun, engaging and most importantly help your clients manage their weight correctly. 

Understanding Long Term Behaviour

You will learn the psychological and affiliated mental health issues surrounding clients with Diabetes and know how to manage them and change their mental behaviour towards a long-term healthy lifestyle.

How You’ll Be Assessed

In order to complete the Online Level 4 Diabetes Diploma, you will need to complete all relevant learning modules, which have either open book multiple choice assessments or assignments for you to submit and a detailed case study, which you will submit online.

All case studies will be issued to you and are based off real case scenarios where you will have to:

  • Creating pre-exercise regimes, programme objectives and an eight-week exercise programme based around the client’s medical history, health screening and physical activity level.
  • Uncovering dietary information and eating habits from clients and creating a healthy eating schedule to fit alongside their exercise programme, complete with measurable objectives.
  • Creating post-exercise regimes, evaluating programme performance and developing modifications for future programmes.

There is no practical assessment with this course.

Study Options

The OriGym Level 4 Diabetes Certificate for weight Management is completed entirely online via OriGym multi-award nominated learning platform "Student Zone". Therefore, you can study all around your existing timetable, family commitments and learn whilst on the move or in the comfort of your own home. 

You will learn via our innovative learning resources, which have been custom made and includes online videos, lectures, an extensive exercise library, eBooks and more. Additionally, you will have 7 day per week tutor support from a team of qualified tutors that are certified Diabetes specialist and qualified teachers to aid you through the qualification. 

Careers & Progression

Upon completion of this qualification you can upgrade your membership with REPs as a Level 4 status specialist Trainer and start supporting clients with Type-1 and Type-2 diabetes through exercise. 

This course opens the door to working with clinicians and the medical sector through working in clinics, with insurance providers and obtaining referred clients to exercise from GPs and practitioners.

Careers Support

OriGym prides itself on offering the most extensive post course support in the health and fitness sector, which includes free business and marketing resources, free career consultations, access to our Alumni which is packed with benefits, CV analysis, CV distribution, interview prep and guaranteed interviews with our corporate partners. Additionally, you will get exclusive access to our jobs board that has over 9,000 live fitness positions to which OriGym graduates get first option on.

Progression Routes

After completing the Level 4 Diabetes Course online diploma, there are other specialist qualifications you can explore including The Level 4 Nutrition course for Weight Management and Athletic Performance or the Level 4 course of Lower Back Pain Management, which will further enhance your career prospects, level of expertise and earning capacity. 

Alumni Benefits

OriGym's alumni benefit scheme is designed to give students access to exclusive discounts that can benefit you as fitness professional and your prospective client base. You can get discounts on a range of fitness products and services including gym gear, equipment, software, insurance and much more!

OriGym is proud to qualify over 9,000 fitness professionals each year, more than any other company. We also successfully place over 80% of students in job roles right after qualifying; that is the highest rate in the industry.

We are also ISO9001 certified and are one of only a handful of providers to hold this worldwide certificate of excellence.

We are official partners with the Ministry of Defence, we run courses for QMU University, and also run the Academy for Sports Direct & JD Gyms, and are proud partners of over 200 fitness brands worldwide.

We were nominated by the Active Training Awards, the biggest awards ceremony in the UK, for ‘most innovative training provider of the year’ and ‘training provider of the year’ for two years running.

If you are still not convinced, check out our reviews on Trustpilot, where we have hundreds of reviews from very satisfied customers.

OriGym believes courses and education should be obtainable for anyone who wants to start a career within the fitness sector. We own a vast majority of training venues through our sister company, thus massively reducing overheads which other companies cover with higher fees. We also do not apply unnecessary admin fees, certification charges or exam fees that many of our competitors apply.

Absolutely! We have centres that accommodate for the physically impaired, which are fully equipped with lifts, ramps and disabled toilets. We have had dozens of physically impaired individuals complete our course and go on to be very successful personal trainers within the industry.

Submit us an enquiry detailing your disability and we can assess your suitability to undergoing this form of training. 

OriGym does offer a few funding streams for students. 

We are proud partners of the MOD (Ministry of Defence) who provide funding for current and former military personnel for qualifications that are Level 3 and above.

OriGym is also partner with the PFA (Players Football Association), who help current and former professional footballers with funding towards their qualifications.

Additionally, we partner with the PCA (Professional Cricketers’ Association), who help current and former professional cricketers with funding towards their qualifications. 

Discounts for current and former rugby professionals through the RPA (Rugby Players Association) can also be obtained on enrolment.

Evidence of affiliation with these organisations is obtained prior to enrolment and is subject to check from each respective organisation.

In addition to guaranteeing interviews post course, OriGym offers free business consultations post course, CV analysis to get it looking just right, CV distribution in your local area, and interview preparation to give you the best chance of getting the role you want.

Additionally, we have lots of free business resources, videos and guides on our e-learning platform that all students can access after their course. 

OriGym is proud to have the largest student alumni system, meaning you get discounts on some of the world’s largest fitness brands, services and products for life; this means you never have to pay full retail price. With over 250 brands available to our graduates, you know you can’t go wrong.

OriGym students are provided access to a wide range of learning and support resources during their course and beyond. This includes access to a 7 days per week tutor and staff support, available by phone, chat box and email. Whether you have a query pertaining to a question you're stuck with, have an issue with your logins or just need some general motivation, we're here to help!

Students are also given access to OriGym’s multi-award nominated e-learning platform, where you’ll access online lectures, videos, exercise library, interactive learning modules, quizzes and assignments. For part-time and online learning students, this is how you will complete the majority of your qualifications. 

After you qualify you will also have access to our free business and marketing course, our hub of resources that you can use, and our post course support team, who can help you find work.

Our Level 4 Diabetes and Nutrition course for Weight Management is regulated by Ofqual, awarded by leading governing body Focus Awards and accredited by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS) and the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Activity (CIMSPA).

This ensures our qualification is recognised globally by all employers, professionals and peers. 

The Level 4 online Diploma in Diabetes Control and Weight Management covers every cornerstone of how to assess a client correctly, manage and programme tailored and effective programmes customised to those diagnosed with Type-1 or Type-2 diabetes. You will understand the history, causes, symptoms and risks, as well as how to plan with precautions and deliver suitable programmes for weight loss.

Completing the Level 4 Diabetes Training course allows you to apply for Level 4 specialist trainer positions at gyms, wellbeing centres and high boutique studios. Additionally, you can work with the medical sector to gain client referrals from, those suffering from Diabetes and that require specialist programming. As a Level 4 Diabetes specialist you can charge clients more than a standards Level 3 PT and market yourself as a leading fitness expert within this niche to really grow your freelance business. 


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Free Business & Marketing Consultation

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Professional Guidance

Free CV analysis, 1-to-1 interview preparation, marketing resources & business start-up training equip you for ongoing success.

Alumni Benefits

Hundreds of exclusive discounts including supplements, clothing & insurance to help you excel as a health and fitness professional.

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Available Packages

Advanced Trainer: Diabetes Specialist

  • Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral (GP Referral)
  • Level 4 Certificate in Diabetes Control and Weight Management
0% Interest Payment Plans
  • Suspension Training CPD
  • Kettlebells CPD
  • Boxing & Pad Work CPD
  • Circuits CPD
  • Group Training CPD
  • Strength & Conditioning CPD
0% Interest Payment Plans

Complete Personal Trainer Course Package

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training
  • Level 4 Certificate in Obesity Control and Weight Management
0% Interest Payment Plans
  • Suspension Training CPD
  • Kettlebells CPD
  • Boxing & Pad Work CPD
  • Circuits CPD
  • Group Training CPD
  • Strength & Conditioning CPD
0% Interest Payment Plans


0% Interest Free Payment Plans

You can pay in affordable monthly instalments with 0% finance available and we will not ask for guarantors.

Flexible Payment Plans

Payment plans designed to be flexible and convenient for you, meaning you can focus on enjoying your course!

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Our Diabetes packages start from just £649, with guaranteed interviews and strong potential earnings after.

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