Advanced Certificate in Nutrition

Take your nutrition knowledge to the next level.

  • Rapidly upskill in evidence-based nutrition
  • Easily cut through the noise & contradicting information
  • Live & interactive labs provide confidence, motivation & inspiration
  • Learn from world-leading nutrition experts

Six courses and 10 live labs to
complete over 12 months.

Get certified for



* Prerequisites apply. Payment plans available.

Latest science and nutrition evidence

The Advanced Certificate in Nutrition is designed to give you a university-level education in nutrition at a fraction of the cost. This certificate gives you a solid foundation in the science and practice of nutrition including low-carbohydrate and keto diets, fasting, weight loss, gut health and allergies.

We designed this certificate for Health Coaches and Health Professionals who want to take their nutrition knowledge to the next level.

By completing this Certificate, you’ll get the practical tools and resources you need to make your job even more rewarding. You’ll enjoy more job satisfaction as you see the life-changing results your clients achieve.

Live nutrition labs

The Advanced Certificate in Nutrition includes 10x live nutrition labs facilitated by Professor Grant Schofield along with a team of nutrition specialists who are experts in their fields. This is where you will be taught by our high performing faculty and world-leading guest lecturers, in a live, online and interactive setting. You’ll apply what you’re learning in a safe environment, honing your skills so you’ll feel confident when working with real patients and clients. Surrounding yourself with your fellow nutrition students will inspire and encourage you. 

Study online, at home, any time

All courses and labs are accessed from the convenience of your computer, smartphone or tablet, and all from the comfort of your own home.

Be free to learn on your own time, at your own pace, in your own space.

Meet your instructors

Dr Caryn Zinn

Dr Caryn Zinn


Registered Dietitian with over 20 years experience.

Prof Grant Schofield

Prof Grant Schofield

Public Health

Director of The Centre for Human Potential at AUT University and professor of public health.

Dr Catherine Crofts

Dr Catherine Crofts


Pharmacist with a PhD in the early diagnosis of metabolic disease.

Dr Louise Schofield

Dr Louise Schofield

Behaviour Change

Health Entrepreneur with a PhD in Public Health.

Dr Glen Davies

Dr Glen Davies

General Practice

Medical doctor focused on offering LCHF and Keto active management diets for chronic illness and disease.


What’s included


PK201: The Therapeutic Benefits of Keto & Low-Carb Nutrition

Cutting-edge education from world experts for those who want to dive deeper.

PK202: The Practice of Low-Carb & Ketogenic Nutrition

Professional training in Ketogenic nutrition and treatment.

PK203: Fasting: The Science & Practice

Professional training in the therapeutic benefits of fasting.

PK204: Weight Loss: The Science & Practice

Scientific and sustainable weight loss.

PK205: Public Health Nutrition

Professional training in public health nutrition.

PK206: Gut Health & Allergies

Cutting-edge education on metabolic health, gut health and allergies.

10x Live Labs including:

– Nutrition coaching

– Women’s health

– Performance nutrition

– Nutritional supplements

– How to work in a health professional team

Six courses and 10 live labs to
complete over 12 months.

Get certified for



* Prerequisites apply. Payment plans available.

Frequently Asked Questions


Who should do this course?

This course is ideal for health coaches, medical doctors, nurses, dietitians, nutritionists, and allied health professionals. However, it’s also perfect if you want to upskill in nutrition for your own or your family’s benefit. Do be aware that this is an advanced course and that PK102: Nutrition as Medicine is required as a course prerequiste.

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What are the benefits of doing this course?

This course will teach you the latest nutritional science and practical tools and resources you need to achieve better outcomes for yourself and your clients. You will get unparalleled access to leading nutrition experts in a small interactive class environment.  Enjoy more job satisfaction and see better health outcomes for your clients and patients who suffer from chronic conditions. Earn CPD and/or CME points. Maintain a high level of scientific rigor and credibility in your nutrition knowledge.

Is this a CME-endorsed course by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGPs)?

Our courses have been endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and have been approved for CME credits for the General Practice Educational Programme (GPEP) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes.

I am a nurse, physio or pharmacist. Does this course count towards my CPD credits?

Yes. Each course counts as 15 hours.

How long will it take to complete the full certificate?

There are 6x online knowledge-based courses that make up the Certificate. There are also 10x two-hour live and interactive nutrition labs with nutrition experts, facilitated by Professor Grant Schofield.

Do I have to be a medical professional to do the certificate?

No. Anyone can enrol in this certificate. However, you must complete and pass PK102: Nutrition as Medicine before starting.

How do I know the courses are credible and contain correct information?

PREKURE courses are scientifically based, with full academic references provided for all materials. This certificate is taught by registered dietitian Dr Caryn Zinn, Professor of Public Health Grant Schofield, and practising GP and fellow of the RNZCGPs, Dr Glen Davies.

When does the certificate start and finish?

You gain access to the courses in the Certificate as soon as you enrol.

We have intakes throughout the year for the live labs. Check our Lab Schedule to see when the next class begins.

You have twelve months to complete the Certificate (including finishing the courses and labs).

What if I have already completed one or more of the PK200 level courses that make up this certificate?

Great! Please email us at [email protected] and we will send you a special link that takes into account the courses you have already completed.

Has this course been assessed by NZQA for micro-credentialing?

Yes. The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) has evaluated the Advanced Certificate in Nutrition (Micro-credential) delivered by PREKURE and has assessed it to be Level 6 on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF).

When will the live online labs be scheduled?

The 10x Nutrition Labs that make up the Certificate will be scheduled on a fortnightly basis and are usually conducted on a Thursday evening from 7-9pm. Our next cohort will be starting in 2021. Please email [email protected] for dates.

Can I cross credit other courses I have done with PREKURE?

Yes! If you have completed any of our 200 level courses, or a certificate with us please email us at [email protected] and we will send you a special link that takes into account the courses you have already completed.

What prerequisites apply?

Prior to undertaking the Advanced Certificate in Nutrition you are required to complete and pass PK102: Nutrition as Medicine before starting.

What support will I receive after graduating?

After graduation, you are invited to join our PREKURE Network – an exclusive membership available to the PREKURE community to provide all the ongoing support, resources and tools you need to thrive in your health and coaching career.

Through the PREKURE Network we provide you with the resources to:

  • Stay connected to the PREKURE community
  • Continue to deepen your learning
  • Hone your coaching skills
  • Get ongoing supervision
  • Kick-start and grow your own business

Be part of our August 2022 cohort

Payment Options
  • 6 month payment plan
    • 6 month payment plan $874
    • 12 month payment plan $458


What if I don’t like what I buy?

You’re protected by PREKURE’s unconditional, 30-day, 100% money-back guarantee. We want you to have peace of mind when you buy any of our programs, so we give you up to 30 risk-free days from the date you purchase to decide if it’s for you.

If you’re not happy with your results, simply contact us, and we will give you an instant refund. It’s that simple.

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