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Nutrition and Dietetics

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Nutrition and Dietetics is a 2 years Certificate examined by KNEC.

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About Nutrition and Dietetics


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.

Entry requirements for Nutrition and Dietetics


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.

Institutions offering Nutrition and Dietetics


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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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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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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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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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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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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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East Africa Vision Institute

Private College Soy

East Africa Vision Institute is accredited internationally and is registered with the Ministry of Education and TVETA.Since the foundation of East Africa Vision Institute in 1996, it has...

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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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United Africa College

Private College Likoni

United Africa College is well established and believes in serving both God and humanity. We nurture and develop good morals based on the fear of the Lord amongst...

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Vision Stars Training Institute

Private College Soy

Vision Star Training Institute - Eldoret, is a middle-level college that strives to be the college of its community, by providing high quality, affordable, and accessible education to...

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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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Objectives of Nutrition and Dietetics


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.

Nutrition and Dietetics - Programme


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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