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Behaviour Change and Motivational Interviewing CPD

  • Behaviour Change and Motivational Interviewing

  • CPD


The course deals with the latest evidence-based approaches used by clinicians and behavioural change practitioners working in health and fitness.

Students will learn about modifying a client’s mental attitude towards their treatment and their health and fitness in general and also to help them achieve their health goals.

They will also gain a strong understanding of the psychology behind behaviour change as well as both powerful and useful motivational skills as well as learning a variety of motivational techniques to facilitate positive improvement in a client’s attitude to exercise adherence, weight reduction, alcohol and tobacco cessation and other areas.

Who is this course for?

The Behaviour Change and Motivational Interviewing course is aimed at health and fitness professionals, such as personal trainers who work with general and special populations towards weight management or general fitness goals.


1 day ( pre-course reading lasting approximately 2-4 hours)

What are the pre-requisites?

There are no pre-requisites In order to be eligible for this course, however it would be preferable if you have a recognised Level 2 qualification or higher and a good command of English (written and spoken).


This course will equip the learner with proven psychological techniques to effectively instil powerful and lasting behavioural changes within their clients. The techniques learned include resolving ambivalence, developing discrepancy, rolling with resistance, supporting self-efficacy and using affirmations and reflective listening. Students will also learn how to identify and manage situations with high risk of behavioural relapse in poorly motivated clients.


None, learners complete the course simply by being present on the day of the course.

What certificates will I receive?

An accredited certificate in Behaviour Change and Motivational Interviewing.

REPs points: 4

Is this course recognised?

Yes, all Discovery Learning courses are independently accredited by national awarding bodies, so students can be sure that their qualification will be recognized by health and fitness industry employers, industry professionals, and fitness insurance providers throughout the UK.

What support will I get?

Once enrolled on our Behaviour Change and Motivational Interviewing CPD course, you will be granted full access to Discovery Learning’s online learning portal so you can access the reading material you will be asked to study before the course day. You will also be put in contact with our student support team who will be available to assist you with any questions you might have.

Where can I do the course?

We run this course at our Acton, Manchester and Portsmouth academies.

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