Nutrition and Dietetics

Tricent School of Medical and Health Sciences

Certificate 2 years Fee: on application

Overview

The alarming increase in lifestyle diseases has prompted the high demand for nutritionists and dietitians. This certificate in nutrition and dietetics course tackles all aspects of proper diets, weight management, and health, among others. A nutritionist could start a consultant firm or work in a health facility. The opportunities are unlimited.

The trainee will work in a salaried or self-employment to improve health care using nutrition and dietetics provision in line with the Kenya Nutritionists and Dieticians Institute (KNDI) vision.

Objectives

This certificate in nutrition and dietetics course, aims to equip students with relevant knowledge, skills, attitudes and experiences that will enable them to contribute to the improvement of health care using nutrition and dietetics provision in line with the Kenya Nutritionists and Dieticians Institute’s vision.

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirements for the certificate in nutrition and dietetics course are:

  • KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain) or;
  • Pass in relevant Artisan Course or;
  • Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC.

Course content

Module I

  • Information Communication Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Mathematics
  • Applied Physical Sciences
  • Applied Biological Sciences
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Introduction to Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Introduction to the Nutrition Care Process
  • Introduction to Primary Health Care
  • Food Science
  • Food Safety and Hygiene
  • Meal Planning, Management and Service
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Principles of Human Nutrition
  • Legal Aspects of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Industrial Attachment

 

Module II

  • Communication Skills
  • Life Skills
  • Demonstration Techniques
  • Food Production for Invalids and Convalescents
  • Introduction to Behavioral Science
  • Nutrition Anthropology
  • Diet Therapy
  • Maternal and Child Nutrition
  • Nutrition in the Lifecycle
  • Nutrition for Vulnerable Groups
  • Nutrition in HIV & AIDS
  • Management of Malnutrition
  • Introduction to Nutrition Surveillance
  • Nutrition in Emergencies
  • Community Diagnosis and Mobilization
  • Business Plan
  • Trade Project

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Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirements for the certificate in nutrition and dietetics course are:

  • KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain) or;
  • Pass in relevant Artisan Course or;
  • Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC.

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