Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

Diploma program (KNEC)

Diploma 3 years

About Food Nutrition and Dietics Management programme

The diploma in dietic management is designed to provide the trainees with the knowledge, skills and attitudes required in the Dietetics profession. 

Career opportunities for dietetic management graduates include:

  • Public and private Hospitals
  • National Government and Counties ministries (Ministries of Health, Agriculture, Culture and Social Services, Education).
  • Food industries (Kenya Bureau of Standards, Nestle Foods, Uni-Lever)
    Non-Governmental organizations (World Vision, Save the children, Islamic relief, UNICEF, OXFAM etc).
  • Community based organizations(CBOs) and Faith based organizations(FBOs)
  • Academic institutions
  • Hotel and Tourism industries
  • Self employment

Entry requirements for Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

A person seeking to be registered as a student for the diploma in dietic management program must show evidence of being a holder of one of the following qualifications:

  • Passed relevant Craft certificate.
  • Minimum qualifications are KCSE C- or KCE Div. 2 or the equivalent
  • Equivalent qualification

Food Nutrition and Dietics Management Course Subjects

MODULE I UNITS

  • Information Communication Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Communication Skills
  • Life Skills
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Science
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • HIV and Aids
  • Introduction to Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Food Safety and Hygiene
  • Food Production for Invalids and Convalescents
  • Meal Planning. Management and Service
  • Nutrition Anthropology
  • Diet Therapy I
  • Maternal and Child Nutrition
  • Nutrition in HIV and Aids
  • Legal Aspects in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Principles of Human Nutrition

MODULE II UNITS

  • Introduction to Microbiology
  • Diet Therapy II
  • Principles of Food Processing and Preservation
  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • Biochemistry
  • Nutrition in the Lifespan
  • Principles of Nutrition and Behaviour
  • Introduction to Primary Health Care
  • Business Plan
  • Research Methods

MODULE III UNITS

  • Food Microbiology and Parasitology
  • Communicable and Non – Communicable Diseases
  • Food Security
  • Nutrition Education and Counselling
  • Diet Therapy III
  • Nutrition Epidemiology
  • Nutrition in Emergencies
  • Community Partnership Skills
  • Nutrition Assessment and Surveillance
  • Product Development, Marketing, and Sales
  • Industrial Organization and Management
  • Trade Project

Colleges offering Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

Kenya Institute of Professional Studies (kips)
Nairobi County

Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

Kenya School of Medical Science and Technology
Kiambu County

Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

Nakuru College of Health Sciences and Management
Nakuru County

Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences
Kiambu County

Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

East Africa Institute of Certified Studies (ICS)
Nairobi County

Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

Common Wealth College of Medical and Related Studies
Kisumu County

Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

The Eldoret National Polytechnic
Uasin Gishu County

Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

United Africa College
Nairobi County

Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

Matric Institute Of Professional Studies
Kiambu County

Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

Atlas college of Professional Studies
Kiambu County

Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

Kenya Institute of Social Work and Community Development
Nairobi County

Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

The Kabete National Polytechnic
Nairobi County

Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

Finstock Evarsity College
Nairobi County

Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

Kenya Institute of Applied Sciences
Uasin Gishu County

Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

Tricent School of Medical and Health Sciences
Nairobi County

Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

Hi- Tech International College
Uasin Gishu County

Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

Nairobi Women’s Hospital College
Nairobi County

Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

Eldoret Technical Training Institute
Uasin Gishu County