Dit online E-learning programma (zelfstudie) is Engelstalig!

Weight Loss Specialization

With this in-demand specialization, you can help overweight and obese clients gain the knowledge they need to lose their weight and reclaim their health. Master the secrets of diet, exercise and psychology to help them take it off and keep in off.

Help your clients feel and look better! As an NASM's Weight Loss Specialist (WLS), you will learn the secret to long term weight loss success - help your clients lose weight and most importantly, keep the weight off. Learn about the obesity epidemic, nutrition strategies for weight management, how to avoid plateaus and more!

With the NASM Weight Loss Certification, you will grow your business by reducing waist lines! Bennefits of this NASM Weight Loss Specialists course:

  • Show clients how to embrace a healthier lifestyle
  • Design weight loss exercise programs using the Optimum Performance Training™ (OPT™) Model
  • Boost their client base, reputation, and career as authorities on the physical and psychological challenges of losing and/or maintaining weight
  • Apply the most up-to-date, most respected weight loss guidelines and training methodologies
  • Invest in their client’s lives and futures . . . as well as their own!

Pre-Requisites: none

Content Access: 365 days (1 year) from date of purchase

Exam Access: 365 days (1 year) from date of purchase

Exam Attempts: 3 times

Questions on Exam: 100 questions

Time limit for Exam: 90 minutes

Passing Score: 70%

Course Content:

  • Module 1: Obesity Epidemic
  • Module 2 The Health Effects of Obesity
  • Module 3 Physiology of Weight Control
  • Module 4 Psychology of Weight Control
  • Module 5 Fitness Assessment
  • Module 6 Nutrition Strategies for Weight Management
  • Module 7 Basic Training Methodologies for Weight Loss
  • Module 8 Avoiding and Breaking Plateaus
  • Module 9 Weight Management Myths
  • Module 10 Weight Loss Programming Application
  • Module 11 Legal and Ethical Responsibilities
  • Module 12 Marketing Your Services

Program includes

  • Downloadable Manual
  • Video Demonstrations
  • Programming Manual
  • Exercise Library
  • CEU Exam

Certificate: downloadable in your NASM account after passing the exam

CEU values (Contingent Educational Credits): 1.9 and ACE 1.9

The NASM Weight Loss Specialization Certification is a non-accredited certification. To maintain the certification, you must retake the online certification exam every 2 years. For more information, visit our terms and conditions.

Please note this SelfStudy course is only in English

For substantive questions and assistance during the course or question for the tutor, please contact one of our study coaches at studiecoach@efaa.nl.

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Why EFAA courses?

  • More than 35 years of experience
  • Already trained more than 35,000 people
  • Recognized by NL Actief
  • European (EQF/eReps) recognition Europe Active
  • Official training partner NASM
  • Combination training online and practical learning
  • Locations throughout the Netherlands
  • Affordable combination and total packages
  • Payment in installments possible


in 2 installments of449,50
(or at once € 899,00)

locations & start dates

Self-study training (completely online)