Certificate in Nutritional Science

Get life-changing results.

  • Easily cut through the noise & contradicting nutrition information
  • The most up-to-date science of what works & for whom
  • Study online, at home, any time
  • University-level education

Seven courses  to
complete over 12 months.

Get certified for

$3,658

 *

* Payment plans available.

Learn how to apply credible concepts of nutrition to support health and wellbeing, and talk confidently about nutrition

This online certificate is made up of the seven courses outlined below. The first course you’ll complete is PK102: Nutrition as Medicine, where you’ll learn about food and nutrients, the metabolic theory of energy balance, different dietary approaches and a nutritional toolbox of tips and tricks to get results with yourself or your clients. The next six courses go into more advanced nutritional science, delving into cutting-edge research and new information.

Discover science-based nutrition knowledge, tools and confidence that enables you to have intelligent and informed conversations about food by understanding the science of what works and for whom.

Are you a stay at home mum who wants to keep learning? The wellness champion at your workplace? Perhaps you are a midwife, nurse, GP, physio, personal trainer or nutritionist. This Certificate is ideal for people at every level of experience – we’ve even had engineers, bank tellers, antique map dealers and a goat farmer complete the Nutrition Science Certificate!

PREKURE courses are taught by recognised world experts and academics who share only evidence-informed knowledge and tools.

Study online, at home, any time

All PREKURE courses 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, and in your own space.

Meet your instructors

Dr Caryn Zinn

Dr Caryn Zinn

Dietitian

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

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

Dr Glen Davies

Dr Glen Davies

General Practice

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

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What’s included

 

PK102: Nutrition as Medicine

Foundational nutrition science including all dietary approaches.

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

Cutting-edge science from world experts.

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.

 

Seven courses  to
complete over 12 months.

Get certified for

$3,658

 *

Frequently Asked Questions

 

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When does the Certificate start and finish?

The Certificate in Nutritional 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 seven of the courses to gain your Certificate in Nutritional Science.

Which courses make up the Certificate in Nutritional Science?

The Certificate in Nutritional Science is made up of the following seven courses:

PK102: Nutrition as Medicine
PK201: The Therapeutic Benefits of Keto & Low-Carb Nutrition
PK202: The Practice of Low-Carb & Ketogenic Nutrition
PK203: Fasting: The Science & Practice
PK204: Weight Loss: The Science & Practice
PK205: Public Health Nutrition
PK206: Gut Health & Allergies

What are the benefits of doing this Certificate?

You’ll learn the most up-to-date science in nutrition from leading experts in the world of nutrition. You’ll learn the science behind nutrition that works for you and create life-changing results. You’ll gain invaluable knowledge in low-carbohydrate and keto diets, fasting, weight loss, gut health and allergies.

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

If you’re a health professional you will earn CPD and/or CME points for nurses, pharmacists, physios and more.

How long does it take to complete the Certificate in Nutritional Science?

There are 7 x online self-paced theory-based courses that make up the Certificate which you could realistically complete on a part-time basis over 4-6 months with a weekly time commitment of approximately 5 hours. Each course usually takes approximately 15 hours of study plus an additional 15 hours of recommended reading and reflective practice.

You do however have up to 12 months to complete your training if you need extra time.

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 seven courses that make up the Certificate.

Can I do the Certificate in Nutritional Science, then upgrade to the Certificate in Advanced Nutrition later?

Yes, you can start your training with the Certificate in Nutritional Science, and if you choose to, upgrade to the Advanced Certificate in Nutrition at a later date.

What's the difference between this Certificate and the Advanced Certificate in Nutrition?

PREKURE offers 2 types of Nutrition Certification.

(1) The Certificate in Nutritional Science as outlined on this page is designed for people who want to upskill their personal knowledge in nutrition or health professionals (including nutritionists and dietitians) who want to learn the very latest nutritional science and practices. It is made up of seven online theory based courses.

(2) The Advanced Certificate in Nutrition is designed primarily for those who are already trained in health coaching or for health professionals who want to extend their nutrition expertise. It is made up of six online theory based courses included in this Certificate in Nutritional Science plus 10 interactive & immersive online live labs.

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

Has the Certificate in Nutritional Science been assessed by NZQA for micro-credentialing?

Yes. The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) ensures that New Zealand qualifications are valued as credible and robust, both nationally and internationally.

The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) has evaluated the Certificate in Nutritional Science (Micro-credential) delivered by PREKURE and has assessed it to be equivalent to 21 credits (210 notional learning hours) at Level 5 on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF).

The Australian Qualifications Framework has equivalency with the NZQA e.g. Level 5 microcredential with NZQA is the
same as Level 5 on AQF.

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

No. There is no prior learning required for entry into this Certificate.

Do I get lifetime course 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 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.

What support will I receive after graduating?

After graduation you are invited to join the PREKURE Postgrad Network, an exclusive membership offering postgraduate professional support to PREKURE graduates.

PREKURE Network Membership is an optional resource for you to continue learning & developing, and provides all the ongoing support, resources and tools you need to thrive in your health and/or coaching career.

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.

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 5% and split your payment into 6 monthly payments.

12 month payment plan: Pay an additional 10% 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.

Join the course & change your life

Payment Options
  • 6 month payment plan
    • 6 month payment plan $640
    • 12 month payment plan $335

Download our resource on how to answer the most common nutrition questions