Open Colleges is the new name for Cengage Education, and is Australia's oldest and most respected provider of Online and distance education courses. We deliver over 130 online and distance education courses, including an extensive range of nationally recognised Certificates and Diplomas.
The Open Colleges difference:
Nationally accredited: This ensures your qualification is recognised by industry around Australia.
Start today! Open Colleges courses offer you ultimate flexibility. There is no need to attend classes at a campus or wait for an intake or start date. You can start your course whenever it suits you!
Study from home at your own pace: You can study from home at your own pace. You can a choose to receive your learning materials by mail or online.
Benefit from 100 years of history: Open Colleges has been delivering distance education to Australians for more than 100 years. Join over 700,000 Australians who have studied with Open Colleges. Unlike many other institutions, we are specialists in distance learning.
We help you to succeed: Open Colleges provides you with comprehensive support throughout your studies. From access to ‘OpenSpace’ — our online learning portal — to support from experienced tutors, we help you every step of the way.
Affordable fees: Open Colleges provides you with a range of different payment plan options. You can pay upfront and get a discount on your fees or you can choose to pay by instalment – including weekly, fortnightly and monthly options.
Articulation opportunities: Once you have completed this course, you may receive credit if you wish to pursue further education.
If you have a love of good health and respect for the human body then a course in nutrition and dietetics will be a fascinating way to delve deeper into the complex and specialised world of allied health assistance.
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 certificate covers meal and menu planning, nutrition education support and case management as well as how to deliver effective client service.
The HLT42512 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (specialising in Nutrition & Dietetics) has been developed by a leading accredited practising dietitian and gives you the added benefit of Nutrition Australia membership.
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.
Enrol in this course and you'll receive free membership to Nutrition Australia, the peak industry body for the nutrition industry in Australia. The mission of Nutrition Australia is to promote optimal health for all Australians by encouraging food variety and physical activity. You'll receive regular newsletters and 10% off all Nutrition Australia publications, as well as access to networking and volunteering opportunities with other nutrition professionals and organisations. Open Colleges is the only education provider in the country to be an official partner of Nutrition Australia.
Study Nutrition & 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.
You will do your work placement in a health centre or other appropriate workplace. Open Colleges can advise you on how to find a suitable work placement, or you could take advantage of our one of our industry Workplace and Assessment Centres, Healthy Eats in Newcastle NSW.
Partnership with ICM Training
Open Colleges, Australia's leading online education provider, has partnered with ICM Training Pty Ltd (National Provider Number 90197) to promote and provide access to the HLT42512 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (specialising in Nutrition & Dietetics) , which is delivered through online education and supported by work placement activity.
Potential career outcomes:
Your 12-month complimentary Nutrition Australia membership comes with numerous benefits, including:
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