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Weight loss consultants

OaSIS code 64201.03

Weight loss consultants advise clients on their personal appearance and weight-loss goals to improve their personal or business images.

Overview

Also known as

  • Weight loss consultant

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Administer commercial weight-loss programs, advise clients on diet and exercise and provide related support services.

Additional information

No data has been provided for this section.

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NOC hierarchy breakdown

NOC version

NOC 2021 Version 1.0

Broad occupational category

6 – Sales and service occupations

TEER

4 – Occupations usually require a secondary school diploma; or several weeks of on-the-job training

Major group

64 – Sales and service representatives and other customer and personal services occupations

Sub-major group

642 – Occupations in personal service

Minor group

6420 – Occupations in personal service

Unit group

64201 – Image, social and other personal consultants

Occupational profile

64201.03 – Weight loss consultants

Work characteristics

Work characteristics gathers the various components describing the work environment of each occupation, such as employers, work activities, and the work context. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of complexity (for Work Activities) or other measurement dimensions (for Work Context), and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Work Activities

Proficiency or complexity level
Assisting and Caring for Others
4 - High Level
Selling or Influencing Others
4 - High Level
Applying New Knowledge
3 - Moderate Level
Coaching and Developing Others
3 - Moderate Level
Communicating with Persons Outside Organization
3 - Moderate Level

Work Context

Structural Job Characteristics

Structured versus Unstructured Work
Degree of freedom to determine tasks and priorities
2 - Low amount of freedom
Work Week Duration
Worked hours in a typical week
2 - Between 35 to 40 hours

Physical Work Environment

Physical Proximity
Physical distance from others
4 - Close (at arm’s length)

Physical Demands

Sitting
Duration
4 - More than half the time
Standing
Duration
1 - Very little time
Bending or Twisting the Body
Duration
1 - Very little time

Interpersonal Relations

Contact with Others
Frequency
3 - Once a week or more but not every day
Duration
4 - More than half the time
Work with Work Group or Team
Importance
2 - Somewhat important
Frequency
2 - Once a month or more but not every week

Workplaces/employers

  • Beauty salons
  • Fashion boutiques
  • Image consulting companies
  • Modelling schools
  • Modelling schools
  • Self-employed
  • Self-employment
  • Weight loss centres
  • Weight loss centres

Skills and abilities

This section displays the various competencies required for an occupation. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of proficiency (for Skills and Abilities) or importance (for Personal Attributes) and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Abilities

Proficiency or complexity level
Fluency of Ideas
3 - Moderate Level
Verbal Ability
3 - Moderate Level
Categorization Flexibility
2 - Low Level
Deductive Reasoning
2 - Low Level
Inductive Reasoning
2 - Low Level

Skills

Proficiency or complexity level
Instructing
3 - Moderate Level
Oral Communication: Active Listening
3 - Moderate Level
Persuading
3 - Moderate Level
Social Perceptiveness
3 - Moderate Level
Coordinating
2 - Low Level

Personal Attributes

Importance
Collaboration
4 - Highly important
Concern for Others
4 - Highly important
Social Orientation
4 - Highly important
Active Learning
3 - Important
Adaptability
3 - Important