Commonwealth Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics

Commonwealth Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics


Nutritionists and Dietitians are experts in food and nutrition and educate the population on healthy food choices, food measurements and modifications during illness and disease, i.e. they use diet in treatment of disease and maintenance of health. They carry out nutrition and health research to establish trends in nutrition and health from time to time. Nutritionists and dietitians form part of the medical care team.

A diploma graduate will become nutrition or dietetic technologist.


Program Structure
Full Time
Examination Body
KNDI/ KNEC / Internal Examination
Accreditation and Licensing body
Student/Eligibility Requirements
• KCSE of C- (minus)
• C- in Biology/ Chemistry, English / Kiswahili
Career Progression
• Diploma graduates can proceed to Bachelor of Science (Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics), Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics, PhD.
Employment Opportunities
• Hospitals
• Self (nutrition clinics & consultancy)
• NGOs
• Schools & colleges
• Hotels

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