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Certificate IV In Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition & Dietetics) `E1004


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.




Course Description

Health workers, career-changers, those returning to the workforce and others with a passion for food and nutrition now have the opportunity to build a career and great prospects in their chosen field.

Providing broad-based health knowledge as well as specialist skills in nutrition and dietetics, this self-paced open learning course is the ideal foundation for working as a skilled assistant to a nutritionist or other health professional. Meal and menu planning, nutrition education support and case management are just a few of the valuable skills that you will learn.

Featuring the flexibility and student support that is Open Colleges' hallmark, this distance education course has been developed by a leading accredited practising dietitian and gives you the added benefit of Nutrition Australia membership. In just 18 months or less you could gain a nationally recognised qualification and be ready to pursue a variety of roles in allied health, nutrition or dietetics. Alternatively, you may choose to build your career with further qualifications in nutrition, allied health or nursing.

Potential jobs:

  • Nutrition assistant
  • Dietetic assistant
  • Dietary assistant
  • Allied health assistant
  • Hospital services
  • Aged care services
  • Meals on wheels work
  • Health promotion services
  • Sports services
  • Corporate food services



Your 12-month complimentary Nutrition Australia membership comes with numerous benefits, including:



  • Support for students undertaking work placement.
  • Bi-monthly newsletter and state-specific communications
  • Access to members web forum
  • 10% discount on all Nutrition Australia publications
  • Discounted entry to Nutrition Australia seminars and events
  • Updates on research developments, issues and government initiatives in food, nutrition and health
  • Access to Nutrition Week Kit to support healthy food choices and activities.

Valued at $38.50!  

Included materials


  • Understanding Normal & Clinical Nutrition textbook

Valued at $130!  

Partnership with ICMT



Open Colleges, Australia’s leading distance education provider, has partnered with Integrated Care & Management Training (ICMT) to promote and provide access to the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition & Dietetics) HLT42507.

ICMT (National Provider Code 90197) is a leading provider of education and training in the Health and Community Services sectors. ICMT is distinguished by its up-to-date courses, designed in partnership with industry, and its outstanding student and graduate outcomes.

This is a popular course so we recommend that you enrol as soon as possible to secure your place.

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