Training on obesity and it's management

AppleTree are pleased to offer you and your organisation a range of comprehensive training programmes and workshops on both child and adult weight management services. AppleTree's training will increase your staff's knowledge, skills and confidence in tackling obesity and help your organisation support your client group.


All our training will be delivered by our award winning expert dietitian Dr Laura Stewart RD. Laura has lectured and trained widely across the United Kingdom and Ireland, her sessions are always very well received and are described as 'Inspiring', 'Excellent', 'Informative', 'Practical' and 'Thought provoking'.

 AppleTree can offer you a suite of training opportunities -

  • One day training to child healthy weight for health, social care and leisure professionals
  • Bespoke training around child healthy weight including raising the issue
  • Two day training programme for dietitians and other health professionals on managing childhood obesity
  • Training and support for an organisation to deliver the tier 3 family-based SCOTT and SCOTTlite weight management programmes
  • Presenting at an event around childhood weight management
  • Presenting at an event around adult weight management. 

 If you are interested in any of our training packages or want to discuss your requirements please contact us.

All our costs noted on the training pages are for virtual training and hand-out notes (typically sent to you prior to the event as a pdf for you to print).

  Bespoke training and presentations


Our training packages aim to give participants practical skills along with the most up to date evidence to enable them to engage in the management of child and adult weight management services. We have a set and well received training package around raising the issue of child weight with parents.

Our packages an be tailored depending on your staffs' needs, skill levels and experience. All allow the inclusion of local policies and procedures.

We deliver our training to you at a place and time convenient to your staff and organisation. Our courses can be ranged from 2 hours to 3 days depending on your needs.

AppleTree and Dr Laura Stewart are also delighted to present at your conferences/events around child and adult obesity.

What people say about our training

'I think you added a great deal to our day and we will certainly be reflecting on some of the valuable information and messages that you shared. Again thank you for a very engaging, useful and worthwhile morning.' Peter Gerrard, Head of East Staffordshire Children's Centre, Staffordshire

'Laura was a wonderful speaker. She gave us helpful and practical advice which many of the parents went away and used. Her knowledge on healthy family lifestyles and in particular how to manage children and food was fantastic. I would definitely recommend her.'  Rachael Round, Chairperson, Edinburgh, Twins Club

'It was great to have Laura's expert opinion and experiences to draw from; lots of ideas and very highly recommended.' Senior Dietitian, England

'The whole course was comprehensive and very interesting. Laura was great.' Nursery teacher, East Dunbartonshire Council Education Department

'Exceed my expectations! Great to have examples from a knowledgeable facilitator.'  Senior Dietitian, Scotland