PK103: Fitness as Medicine

Change your life and the lives of others.

  • Up-to-date science & practice in exercise & health
  • Tools to help prescribe exercise programs for any age & life stage
  • Latest techniques for longevity & optimal health
  • Upskill in exercise physiology & the body’s energy systems

Approximately 20 hours of training,
completed over one month

6 modules for just

$414

Update your knowledge and stay abreast of the latest trends and research in exercise and health.

Keeping fit is a critical part of helping your clients and/or patients be the best they can be. This course is designed to give health coaches, personal trainers, caregivers, and wellness specialists the latest knowledge, and the tools they need, to prescribe exercise programs for any age and life stage. During this course, you’ll discover the latest techniques for longevity and optimal health, and gain a valuable understanding of the science of fitness.

Study online, at home, any time

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

Learn on your own time, at your own pace, and in your own space.

Meet your instructor

Prof Grant Schofield

Prof Grant Schofield

Public Health

Director of The Centre for Human Potential at AUT and Professor of Public Health.

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Course Overview

This course includes:

Module 1: What is Physical Activity & Exercise?

Module 2: Exercise Physiology

Module 3: Exercise & Chronic Disease

Module 4: Exercise Prescription I

Module 5: Exercise Prescription II

Module 6: Applied Sport Nutrition

Approximately 20 hours of training,
completed over one month

6 modules for just

$414

The NZQA has evaluated the Health Coach Certificate (Micro-credential) and assessed it to be equivalent to 30 credits at Level 5 on the NZQF.

Frequently Asked Questions

 

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When does the course start and finish?

The course opens on the day you enrol and you have until the end of the following month to complete the course. So for example, if you enrol on July 10th, you will have until August 31st to complete the course.

Can I go at my own pace?

Yes. You have online, anytime access for one month. The course can easily be completed within four weeks by committing to approx 5 hours of work per week.

Do I get life-time access to the course materials?

No. However, each module comes with notes that you can download.

Do I receive any certification for completing the course?

You will receive a PreKure Certificate of Completion for this course.

What happens after I finish the course?

If you would like to continue learning, choose another short course, or cross-credit into one of our Certificates.

What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are dissatisfied with your purchase, contact us within 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

I am a nurse, does this course counts towards my CPD credits?

Yes, it counts as 20 hours.

Do I have to be a Health Coach or PT to do this course?

No. This course is perfect if you are looking to upskill for your own benefit. You will learn many tips and tricks that will help you and your loved ones personally. To date, we have had GPs, nurses, full-time mums, gardeners, IT specialists, and more enrolling on this course!

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

The course is scientifically-based and evidence-informed with full academic references provided for all materials. It is taught by our highly qualified and credible faculty with extensive real-world experience. One of our past students says, ‘By aligning with a professional group like PreKure, I can reassure my clients that I am using the latest, evidence-based tools and techniques to support them’.

Is this course recognised for Registered Exercise Professionals (REPs)?

Yes. You will receive 12.5 continuing professional development (CPD) points for completing this course.

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.

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