• Mode of Study: Full Time
  • Examination & Licensing: Kenya Nutritionists and Dietetics
  • Enrollment Intakes: January, May, September
Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics

Nutrition, nourishment, or aliment, is the supply of materials – food – required by organisms and cells to stay alive. In science and human medicine, nutrition is the science or practice of consuming and utilizing foods. Nutrition and dietetics is designed to equip the trainee with relevant knowledge, Skills and attitude to enable him/her to contribute to the improvement of healthcare using nutrition and dietetics provision in line with the Kenya Institute and Dietetics institute’s vision. A graduate of this course will be able to work in any salaried or Self –employment. A graduate in this course will be registered as either a Nutrition technician or a Dietetic Technician.

KCSE Mean grade D with D plain in English / Kiswahili, Biology, Chemistry, D plain in either Mathematics/Physics, D plain in either Home Science, Agriculture

Program Name Duration Item Fee (KES)
Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics 2 years Tuition Fee 85,000
Mandatory Statutory Fees (Paid Once)
Application Fee 1,000
Student Identity Card & Handbook 1,500
Pre-Entry Medical Examination 3,500
Medical Emergency Kit 2,000
Graduation (final year) 5,000
Caution Fee (Refundable) 2,000
Optional Fees
Accommodation (without meals; meals are available at our cafeteria on a pay-as-you-eat basis) 4,000
Indexing, licensing and external examination fees shall be paid separately as stipulated by the relevant national regulatory bodies.