Course Description

This course will give you broad-based health knowledge and includes topics that focus on the provision of nutrition advice and pre-screening of dietary requirements. It is self-paced and online and would be the ideal foundation for working as a skilled assistant to a nutritionist, dietitian or other health professional. The course comes with bonus 12-month complimentary Nutrition Australia membership.

The certificate covers meal and menu planning, nutrition education support and case management as well as how to deliver effective client service, having been developed by a leading accredited practising dietitian.

In 18 months or less you could gain a nationally recognised qualification and be ready to pursue a variety of roles in allied health, or nutrition. Alternatively, you may choose to build your career with further qualifications in nutrition and dietetics, allied health or nursing.

Study Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics) Online

This course is delivered through a combination of online learning and a work placement. You will learn your theory, knowledge and initial skills online while your practical skills in nutrition are gained through a work placement.

This course is offered by Open Colleges on behalf of Integrated Care and Management Training.

This course involves work placement that currently needs to be undertaken in Australia. More information available in our FAQs

Potential career outcomes

  • Allied Health Assistant
  • Dietetic Assistant
  • Nutrition Assistant
  • Therapy Assistant