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Food Nutrition and Dietics Management Diploma - KNEC

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

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  •  Diploma  3 years

    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

    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 Diploma - course content

    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

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