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DIETETICS COURSE OPENS DOORS IN HEALTH INDUSTRY
AS PEOPLE become more aware of the implications of food choices and intolerances become more prevalent, there is a growing need for experts in nutrition.
Sydney TAFE’s courses in Nutrition and Dietetic Assistance Specialisation give students a sound grounding in all aspects of diet management.
They cover basic nutrition, nutrition for different health conditions, working in the medical sector, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, food safety and the screening of malnourished patients.
It also exposes students to the latest software used by Job options include;
dietitian assistants in hospitals
health food shops, weight management or gyms
childcare or aged care cook visit NSW Health for the management of patient menus including therapeutic diets.
The course is a combination of theory and practical skills. There is a work experience component of 120 hours.
The course is an allied health assistant course, so after completion students would be able to do further study to be an assistant to other professionals.