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Food Nutrition and Dietics Management


Food Nutrition and Dietics Management is a 3 years Diploma examined by KNEC.

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About Food Nutrition and Dietics Management

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

Institutions offering Food Nutrition and Dietics Management


Kenya School of Medical Science and Technology

Private College Thika Town

Kenya School of Medical Science and Technology is registered by the ministry of Higher Education Science and Technology Reg.No.MOHEST/PC/1458/011 and TVETA. The main campus is at central memorial...

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Eldoret Technical Training Institute

Private College Soy

Eldoret Technical Training Institute (ETTI) is a modern and dynamic educational institution with strong traditions in both higher and vocational education. (ETTI), prepares students for successful careers, responsible...

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Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences

Private College Thika Town

Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences (TSMHS) is a leading private technical training institution registered by the Ministry of Education, and also registered and licensed by the...

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Jodan College of Technology

Private College Thika Town

Jodan College of Technology is one of the leading higher education institutions with an exciting approach to tertiary education and training. Jodan College of Technology boasts modern state-of-the-art...

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Kenyatta University

Public University Ruiru

When you come to Kenyatta University,you discover that you have arrived at a special place.The University’s Main Campus is set on over 1,000 acres with a pleasant and...

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Kenya Institute of Professional Studies

Private College Starehe

Kenya Institute of Professional Studies (KIPS TECHNICAL COLLEGE) is a premier Tertiary Institution established and mandated to operate as an Educational Training Institute by TIVET authority under the...

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Technical University of Kenya

Public University Starehe

The Technical University of Kenya (TU-K) was established through the elevation of The Kenya Polytechnic University College (KPUC) to full university status.TU-K was established as the first Technical...

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Rift Valley Institute of Business Studies

Private College Nakuru Town East

Rift Valley Institute of Business Studies (RVIBS) is a registered Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institution situated in Nakuru County, Kenya.Our founding director, armed with over...

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Vision Empowerment Training Institute

Private College Likoni

Vision Empowerment Training Institute is a state of the art institute pioneered to provide professional training.Vision Empowerment Training Institute is registered by the Directorate of Industrial Training, TVET...

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Christian Industrial Training Centre

Private College Kamukunji

The Christian Industrial Training Centres – Nairobi is established to provide in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, vocational and commercial training to the less...

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Equip Africa College

Private College Cherangany

Equip Africa College of Medical and Health Sciences is an accredited TVET institution offering courses in the field of Health and Applied Sciences. The college was founded in...

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Finstock Evarsity College

Private College Embakasi East

Finstock Evarsity Limited, an online education institution that allows students to pursue their desired courses online and access academic materials conveniently.This gives them the flexibility to study from...

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Food Nutrition and Dietics Management - Programme


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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

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