This page includes Dietitians and Nutritionists (NOC: 3132) and Dietary Technicians (NOC: 3219). Dietitians and nutritionists plan, implement and oversee nutrition and food service programs. They are employed in a variety of settings including hospitals, home health-care agencies and extended care facilities, community health centres, the food and beverage industry, educational institutions, and government and sports organizations, or they may work as private consultants. Dietary technicians are employed in health care and commercial food service establishments such as hospitals, extended care facilities, nursing homes, schools, cafeterias and fast food outlets. (National Occupational Classification).
Find detailed information about the occupation, including typical duties and working conditions, in the links below:
The university provides education for a career as a Dietitian, Nutritionist, or Dietary Technician through the Human Nutritional Sciences degree. To become a Registered Dietitian in Manitoba, acceptance and completion of a competitive internship available to students in Human Nutritional Sciences is required.
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Exploring Other Education Options
Accredited Programs in Canada - Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice
Internationally Educated Dietitians - College of Dietitians of Manitoba
Information for Foreign-trained Dietitians and Nutritionists - Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials
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Date modified: March 22, 2019