Certificate in Health Coaching Science

Upskill and start on your journey to becoming a Health Coach

  • Learn the most up-to-date science in health, mental wellbeing, nutrition & behavioural change
  • Fit it into your busy life, at your own pace, in your own space, with online 24/7 access
  • Get a university-level education at a fraction of the cost
  • Gain the knowledge to start on your journey as a Health Coach

6 courses to complete
part-time over 12 months

Upskill from $180/month

Over 12 months 

Gain an in-depth understanding of the latest science and evidence in health, nutrition, mental wellbeing & behavioural change.

  • Gain the foundational knowledge required to start on your journey to becoming a Health Coach in primary care (for example in a GP clinic).
  • Learn about behavioural change, neuroscience, motivational interviewing, habit formation and positive psychology, and discover the practical knowledge you need to help yourself or your family and clients make sustainable behavioural changes.
  • Get science-based nutrition knowledge, tools and confidence that enable you to have intelligent and informed conversations about food by understanding the science of what works and for whom.
  • Learn the latest trends and research in exercise and health, discover the latest techniques for longevity and optimal health, and gain a valuable understanding of the science of fitness.
  • Understand how to create a lifestyle that will optimise brain function, performance and wellbeing today and into old age. Find out about the science of sleep and stress so you can stay in peak mental condition.
  • Discover the evidence base for preventative medicine, enjoy more job satisfaction and see better health outcomes for yourself, your family and your clients or patients.

 

This Certificate is right for you if…

 

  • You are looking to undertake university-level study in the field of health, lifestyle and preventative medicine.
  • You want to begin the journey to becoming a Health Coach.
  • You want to gain the skills to get working in primary care as a Health Coach.

Study online, at home, anytime

All PREKURE courses are accessed from the convenience of your computer, smartphone or tablet and all from the comfort of your own home 24/7.

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

World class instructors

 

Dr Louise Schofield

Dr Louise Schofield

Behaviour Change

Health Entrepreneur with a PhD in Public Health.

Dr Caryn Zinn

Dr Caryn Zinn

Dietitian

Registered Dietitian with over 20 years experience.

Dr Catherine Crofts

Dr Catherine Crofts

Pharmacist

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

Prof Grant Schofield

Prof Grant Schofield

Public Health

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

Dr Chris Reid

Dr Chris Reid

General Practice

Medical doctor based in Cornwall, United Kingdom.

Dr Desiree Dickerson

Dr Desiree Dickerson

Neuroscientist

Neuroscientist & Clinical Psychologist with a doctorate in the neuro-development of mental health disorders.

Sonya English

Sonya English

Registered Nurse

Critical care nurse specialist with a masters of health practice.

Dr Glen Davies

Dr Glen Davies

General Practice

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

Your Health Coaching Science Certificate includes

Short Course

PK101: Behaviour as Medicine

A holistic toolbox to transform mental and physical health, from behaviour change, nutrition and fitness, to mindfulness and positive psychology.
 

Short Course

PK102: Nutrition as Medicine

Foundational nutrition course. Science-based nutritional knowledge, tools and confidence.

Short Course

PK103: Fitness as Medicine

Change your life and the lives of others through fitness.

Short Course

PK104: Mental Health & Mind-Body Medicine

Learn the science of feeling good. Dive into sleep, stress and mindfulness tools to help you and your family thrive.
 

Short Course

PK105: Making Sense of Research

Learn what and whom to believe when it comes to the latest nutrition, exercise and health research.

Short Course

PK106: Maximising Your Potential as a Coach

Practical tools to build your business and navigate the healthcare system.

Tools & support throughout your student journey

Ongoing expert support for your success

As a student you’ll receive 12 months access to weekly live online student support sessions.

This is your opportunity to connect with the PREKURE science faculty of psychologists, dietitians, professors and behaviour change experts.

 

Your guide to exceptional health coaching

PREKURE Health Coaching Science students receive an exclusive bonus 100 page guide to The Science & Art of Exceptional Health Coaching, written by the world-class PREKURE coaching faculty.

Your ultimate guide to everything you need to know to become a masterful health coach.

Flexible study to work for you

All theory based online courses are self paced.

Learn on your own time, at your own pace, in your own space with 24/7 online access. 

 

6 courses to complete
part-time over 12 months

Upskill from $180/month

Over 12 months

Hear what our students are saying

Why are PREKURE the leaders in lifestyle medicine?

 

  • It comes down to results. The impact and outcomes achieved by the clients of PREKURE graduates.
  • PREKURE courses are taught by recognised world experts and academics who share only evidence-informed knowledge and tools.
  • PREKURE is endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners and are approved for CME credits and CPD.

100% MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE

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.

Enrol in the Certificate in Health Coaching Science today for $1,995

Or $180/month
over 12 months

Payment Options
  • 6 month payment plan
    • 6 month payment plan CAD$269.57
    • 12 month payment plan CAD$139.13

Frequently Asked Questions

 

How much is the Certificate in Health Coaching Science?

Sign up for a 12-month payment plan, and you can be on your way to starting your Health Coach journey for just $180/month.

If you’d rather pay upfront, the full amount of the Certificate in Health Coaching Science is $1,995.

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When does the Certificate in Health Coaching Science start and finish?

The Certificate in Health Coaching Science can be started immediately, at any time during the year. The courses that make up the Certificate are available for you to start and complete in your own time and at your own pace with online, 24/7 access.

You have 12 months to complete all six of the courses to gain your Certificate in Health Coaching Science.

Which courses make up the Certificate in Health Coaching Science?

The Certificate in Health Coaching Science is made up of the following six courses:

PK101: Behaviour as Medicine
PK102: Nutrition as Medicine
PK103: Fitness as Medicine
PK104: Mind-Body Medicine
PK105: Making Sense of Research
PK106: Medications & Navigating the Healthcare System.

What are the benefits of doing the Certificate?

You’ll learn up-to-date science in health, wellbeing, nutrition, mental health and behaviour change.

You will receive a university-level education at a fraction of the cost, enjoy more job satisfaction and see better health outcomes for your clients or patients who suffer from chronic conditions.

You’ll gain the knowledge to start working as a Health Coach in primary care.

As a Health Professional, you’ll earn CPD and/or CME points.

How long does it take to complete the Certificate?

You have 12 months to complete the Certificate but could realistically complete it on a part-time basis over six months. Each course usually takes approximately 15 hours of study plus an additional 15 hours of recommended reading and reflective practice. You have 12 months in which to complete the six courses.

Can I go at my own pace?

Yes. You can do the Certificate in your own time and at your own pace, with online 24/7 access. You have 12 months to complete the six courses that make up the Certificate.

Can I do the Certificate in Health Coaching Science to begin with, and upgrade to become a Certified Health Coach later?

Yes, you can start your training with the Certificate in Health Coaching Science, and if you choose to, upgrade to become a Certified Health Coach at a later date.

What's the difference between this Certificate and the full Certified Health Coach Progam?

The Certificate in Health Coaching Science as outlined on this page is designed for people who want to start on their journey to becoming a Health Coach. With this Certificate you’ll gain the knowledge and be equipped to begin working in primary care (for example in a GP clinic) as a Health Coach, combined with on the job onboarding training.

Our Certified Health Coach Program is designed for people who want to qualify as a PREKURE Certified Health Coach, gain eligibity to register through the health coaching professional body (HCANZA) and start their own private practice. Our Certified Health Coach Training is made up of this Certificate in Health Science plus the Certificate in Coaching Practice – which includes 40 hours of live & interactive coaching labs.

If you’re not sure which training best meets your needs, please book a phone call and we can talk through what options will suit you best.

Do I need any background or previous learning in the health field?

No. There is no prior learning required for entry into this Certificate, just a passion for health, wellbeing and helping others.

How do I know this Certificate is credible and contains correct information?

The Certificate is scientifically-based and evidence-informed with full academic references provided for all materials. It is taught by our highly qualified, world-class teaching Faculty with extensive real-world experience including registered dietitian Dr Caryn Zinn, Professor of Public Health Grant Schofield and practising GP and fellow of the RNZCGPs, Dr Glen Davies.

What if I am unhappy with this Certificate?

If you are dissatisfied for any reason with your purchase, contact us within 30 days and we will give you a full refund, no questions asked.

Do I get lifetime access ?

No. All PREKURE course content is available for 12 months from the date you enrol.

However graduates can retain access to their course content by joining the PREKURE Postgrad Network, an exclusive membership offering postgraduate professional support to PREKURE graduates. This includes access to updated content, resources and references as we continue to develop and re-release courses.

What payment options are there?

You can either pay upfront in 1 payment, or take advantage of our 6 and 12 month payment plans.

6 month payment plan: Pay an additional 8% and split your payment into 6 monthly payments.

12 month payment plan: Pay an additional 8% and split your payment into 12 monthly payments.

Please note, that if you are on a payment plan you must have paid in full to be eligible to graduate.

How can I learn more?

Book a call with us.  We’d love to understand where you are at and talk about what study options will suit you best.

Not sure where to start?

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Would you like to turn your passion for health into a career, but you’re not sure where to start? Book a free discovery call with a PREKURE Health & Career Coach to talk about your options.

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