Why to do a Nutrition Assistant certificate program?
Do you have a flair for good food and nutrition? Does helping improve the well-being of others through a balanced nutrition interest you? If yes, a Nutrition Assistant certificate program would be perfect for you!
By pursuing a career as a Nutrition Assistant, you will get to support allied health professionals in providing nutrition advice.
A career as a Nutrition Assistant is a great way to kick-start your career in the health industry and help others create a better life through good food and health..
Work in the Nutrition industry
Yes, the health industry is fit and well and only getting fitter. Job Outlook statistics show that the number of workers in the Nutrition sector has grown strongly over the past five years and is expected to rise further in the next five years. There’s a good reason for that. Nutrition helps you become fit, attain better health and helps in prevention and treatment of various illnesses and diseases. Which is great news for you if you’re embarking on a brand new career as a Nutrition Assistant!
The key to becoming a qualified Nutrition Assistant is choosing the right course; a fully accredited nutrition course recognised nationally and respected in all the right places. Our HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics Specialisation) course will provide you with the knowledge you need to enter the allied health industry and success in a future in nutrition and dietetics.
Why a Foundation Education course better?
All Foundation Education courses are nationally recognised, comprehensive and Developed in close consultation with industry employers. A qualification in Cert IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics Specialisation) opens up employment opportunities across the healthcare and well-being sectors.
This nutrition certification course will teach you how to conduct healthcare program activities, confirm a patient’s physical health status, interpret and apply medical terminology and follow safe work practices for direct client care. The elective nutrition and dietetics specialisation course units teach you how to evaluate menus, meet individualised plans and monitor and implement therapeutic diets.
All course-work can be done online from the comfort of your own home.
As a Nutrition and Dietetics Assistant, qualified from Foundation Education, you will perform a vital role in health and community sectors, including rehabilitation centres, allied health, health promotion and hospital food service departments.
Benefits of studying with Foundation Education
With a Foundation Education Nutrition Assistant course, you get flexible online study solutions – you can study from the comfort of your home, whenever you can, all year round, saving you the trouble of commuting, say to a campus-based course. You do the same course, get the same qualification and you can work in all the same places, yet you’ve hardly left home.
If you’re a full-time mum, you can study while the kids are playing, at school or asleep. If you have a fulltime job, you can study on the train or bus, or once you reach home. Studying simply doesn’t get any more flexible and stress-free than this.
Moreover, Foundation Education offers dedicated student support teams that are with you every step of the way, providing you with on-going support, evaluating assignments and providing feedback.
Once qualified, you can apply for roles as an Allied Health Assistant, Nutrition and Dietetics Assistant or Therapy Assistant. You’ll be performing a vital and highly rewarding role with plenty of daily challenges and rewards.