Level 4 Certificate in Obesity and Diabetes

Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Physical Activity and Weight Management for Obese and Diabetic Clients

This qualification is aimed at Level 3 Personal Trainers and Exercise Referral Instructors and focuses on how to manage obesity and diabetes using exercise and nutritional strategies. The aim is to train instructors to a professionally competent level, enabling them to plan, conduct and review programmes to address the needs of clients with obesity and/or diabetes and to support clients to change their eating behaviours to aid in the management of obesity and/or diabetes.


  • Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral (QCF) or equivalent

Course Content

  • Prevalence and classification of obesity and diabetes
  • Development and pathophysiology of obesity and diabetes
  • Planning and delivering physical activity and nutrition strategies for obesity and diabetes management


  • Unit 1 – Worksheet
  • Unit 2 – Worksheet
  • Unit 3 – Case study