The rate at which lifestyle diseases are increasing has prompted the high demand for nutritionists and dietitians. This 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.

Course Outline

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


Course Duration: 18 Months

Exam Body: KNEC

Grade: D and Above