Let's Lose Weight & Gain Health

Ref: C2526324

Would you like to lose weight without being under pressure? Learn more about a healthy diet that includes treats? Be encouraged to try a little activity? Work on the power of your sub-conscious mind to help motivate and inspire you? If the answer is YES! this course is for you!

Course aim

Let's Lose Weight & Gain Health - helps to re-examine our eating habits and make healthy changes by tracking our daily diet as well as looking at our activity levels and our mindset, helping to motivate and inspire you to look and feel healthier.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • You will need to be able to follow links to join our WEA live video learning platform: WEA Zoom. If you’d like to understand more about our video learning platform, Zoom please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline and http://bit.ly/ZoomSpec
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • After you enrol you will have access to Canvas our on-line teaching platform where you will find everything you need to participate in your course, including the link to Zoom for our live on-line sessions.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Plan a healthy eating plan in order to help me lose weight.
  • Try to introduce activity into my routine.
  • Work on my mindset to help motivate and inspire me.
  • Remain calm, relaxed and in control and not feel under any pressure.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas will be used to provide resources or to support lessons, enable assessment, provide learner feedback and for other activities for individuals away from the course. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • What you need: You will need an internet connection, speakers, a microphone and a webcam so that you can use our video learning platform, Zoom. If you’d like to understand more Zoom please visit: http://bit.ly/ZoomSpec
  • Nothing else is needed
  • Please use a comfortable and supportive chair - preferably without arms, and you may wish to have a glass or bottle of water available. We will have a short comfort break to allow you make a beverage.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • You will have access to course resources and links to wider learning through the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

Download full course information sheet

Let's Lose Weight & Gain Health

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2020
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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