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SCOPE encourages organisers hosting events, courses and meetings related to the management of obesity to apply for SCOPE Accreditation, the gold standard in obesity education worldwide. 

We are proud members of the CPD Certification Service, offering Certification for your event on request.

All SCOPE Accredited courses are reviewed by the World Obesity Federation’s Clinical Care Committee, experts in the field of obesity management, to ensure they are based on the latest scientific evidence, are free of commercial bias and offer exceptional educational value.

Ready to get started?

If you are ready to apply for SCOPE Accreditation of your training course, please complete the form via the link below. Please ensure that your presentation slides, speaker biographies and course overview are ready before applying.


What are the benefits?

  • Recognition for providing courses that have been scrutinised by an independent and international panel of experts- the gold standard in obesity education.
  • Promotion of your event to World Obesity’s extensive network of contacts, on the World Obesity website and in the SCOPE E-Learning portal.
  • Allocation of SCOPE points for participants to earn, which count towards SCOPE Certification.
  • Allocation of CPD points for participants (on request).
  • Feedback and support while hosting a SCOPE Accredited event.
  • Become part of a growing global network of experts on obesity management.
  • License to apply the SCOPE Accredited badge on course material and certificates.
  • Wider appeal for and added value to, your material, courses and activities.


The cost of SCOPE Accreditation of educational courses and events is tiered based on number of participants and duration of the event/course. There is an application fee for all applications, and a separate price structure applies to for-profit companies. World Obesity members are offered a 25% discount on the accreditation fee.

Note: SCOPE Accreditation is not to be confused with SCOPE Certification, which is free to apply for.

The above SCOPE Accreditation fees apply to all events and courses commencing on or after 11 September 2023.


SCOPE Accredited Courses

Look for the SCOPE Accredited badge to find obesity courses and events of an outstanding educational standard. All SCOPE Accredited courses are reviewed by the World Obesity Federation’s Clinical Care Committee to ensure they reflect best practices in obesity management and are based on the latest scientific evidence.

Participating in SCOPE Accredited courses will earn you SCOPE points that count towards Certification.

Find an accredited course near you:

Maestría en Obesología
Catholic University of Córdoba postgraduate course
Córdoba, Argentina
8 SCOPE points

Speciality in Obesity and Comorbidities
Iberoamericana University postgraduate course
Mexico City, Mexico
8 SCOPE points

Diploma in Obesity, Body Metabolism and Nutrition
Fellowship programme recognised by Maharashtra University
India, various locations (contact Nisha Menon at
8 SCOPE points

Obesity & Weight Management Postgraduate Diploma and MSc 
Learna Limited is a collaborative partner of the University of South Wales, delivering this online postgraduate diploma and MSc
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
8 SCOPE points

ROOTS - Rooting Out Obesity: Training & Skills
Singapore & Malaysia
4.0 SCOPE points

Obesity & Weight Management Masterclass
This 6-week online Obesity Masterclass will enhance the understanding of the evidence-base relating to Obesity and Weight Management.
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
8 SCOPE points

Obesity & Obesity Care and Medical Weight Management
This SCOPE Accredited on-demand training combining flexible online learning with world-class academic training uniquely designed for healthcare professionals
4 SCOPE points

2.5 SCOPE points

Rethink Obesity 4Forums
2.0 SCOPE points

This programme is partially supported by an unrestricted medical education grant from Novo Nordisk A/S.
Novo Nordisk has had no input into the content of the training.