Health Certificate

Start TODAY. Up-skill yourself in Lifestyle Medicine.

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Up-skill yourself in Lifestyle Medicine. You'll discover the evidence base for preventative medicine, enjoy more job satisfaction and see better health outcomes for yourself, your family and/or your clients/patients. This Certificate is ideal if you are a looking to to attain a university level micro credential in the field of health and lifestyle medicine. Are you a stay at home mum who wants to keep learning?; or maybe you are the wellness champion at your workplace, perhaps you are a midwife, nurse, GP, physio, personal trainer or nutritionist? We have also had engineers, bank tellers, antique map dealers and a goat farmer complete this Health Certificate!

"By doing this Certificate I have increased my knowledge and understanding. It is an easy way to learn while still doing life.

It's attainable in a busy life."

- Paula Holdt

Your Instructors

PreKure Faculty
PreKure Faculty

The PreKure Faculty is a team of internationally recognised health professionals, highly educated in the science and practice of lifestyle medicine. The team includes, Professor of Public Health - Grant Schofield, Dr Chris Reid - GP, Dr Desiree Dickerson - Neuroscientist & Registered Psychologist, Dr Catherine Crofts - Pharmacist and World expert on Diabetes management and reversal, Dr Louise Schofield - Behaviour Change expert, Sonya English, Registered Nurse, Dr Simon Thornley - Epidemiologist, Dr Glen Davies - GP, and Registered Dietitian - Dr Caryn Zinn.

Courses Included with Purchase

PK101: Behaviour as Medicine - September
Learn how to get real and lasting results with your clients.
Dr Louise Schofield
PK102: Nutrition as Medicine
Cut through all the nonsense and get science-based nutrition knowledge, tools and confidence.
Caryn Zinn
PK103: Fitness as Medicine - September
Change your life and the lives of others.
Professor Grant Schofield
PK104: Mind-Body Medicine - September
Neuroscience, brain health, mental health and wellbeing.
Dr Desiree Dickerson
PK105: Making Sense of Research - September
Learn what and whom to believe when it comes to the latest nutrition, exercise, and health research.
Dr Simon Thornley
PK106: Medications and Navigating the Health System - September
Learn how to get the best out of the health system.
Dr Chris Reid

Original Price: $3,474

Frequently Asked Questions

When does this Health Certificate start and finish?
The courses that make up the Certificate are available for you to start immediately. You have 12 months to complete all 6 of the courses to gain your Health Certificate.
What are the benefits of doing the Certificate?
You’ll get the practical tools and resources you need to make your job as a Health Coach, GP, Nurse, Nutritionist, PT, mum/dad, or caregiver easier. You’ll learn the latest science and discover how to achieve sustainable behaviour change. You’ll discover the evidence base for preventive medicine. Enjoy more job satisfaction and see better health outcomes for your clients/patients who suffer from chronic conditions. Earn CPD and/or CME points for nurses, pharmacists, physio and more.
How long does it take to complete the Health Certificate?
The certificate takes approx six months on a part-time basis. Each course usually takes approx 15 hours of study, and then an additional 15 hours of recommended reading and reflective practice. You have 12 months in which to complete the 6 courses.
Can I go at my own pace?
Yes. You can do the certificate in your own time and at your own pace. You have 12 months to complete the 6 courses that make up the Certificate.
Can I do the Health Certificate to begin with and then upgrade to the Health Coach Certificate later?
Yes. PreKure offers two types of Certification.
(1) Health Certificate. This is the Certificate outlined on this page and it is designed for (1) those looking to upskill their personal knowledge in lifestyle medicine or (2) health professionals looking to get updated with the latest science and practise. We also offer:
(2) Health Coach Certificate - and this is designed for those looking to work as a health coach either in a GP clinic or in their own business. If this is you, then please go to www.prekure.com for more information. To date, we have had GPs, nurses, full-time mums, gardeners, IT specialists, and more enrolling for this certificate.
Which courses make up the Certificate?
The Health Certificate is made up of the following 6 courses:
PK101: Behaviour as Medicine
PK102: Nutrition as Medicine
PK103: Fitness as Medicine
PK104: Mind-Body Medicine
PK105: Making Sense of Research
PK106: Medications and Navigating the Healthcare System.
Details of the course curriculum can be found at www.prekure.com/online-courses.
Is the Health Certificate NZQA accredited?
Yes -The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) has evaluated the Health Certificate (Micro-credential) delivered by PreKure and has assessed it to be equivalent to 30 credits (300 notional learning hours) at Level 5 on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF).
Do I need any background or previous learning in the health field?
No. There is no prior learning required for entry into this Certificate.
Is this course recognised for Registered Exercise Professionals (REPs)?
Yes it is in New Zealand and we are in the process of gaining this for Australian students.

“Love the work that you guys are doing; I think I remember having a grizzle on Facebook a year or two ago about the prospects of studying in the field of nutrition without just being force-fed the guidelines every step of the way, and then like magic, along came PreKure!”

- Brendan Reid


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Serious about signing up but want to talk to someone first?

Dr Louise Schofield (Co-founder here at PreKure) is available to answer any questions you may have about PreKure's Health Coach Certificate. Louise can be contacted on +64 21 488 749 on Wednesdays between 10 am - 3.pm New Zealand time.