Posted by: Wendy | 2004/02/10

What steps do I need to take to become a dietician?

Hi, it's not really a diet related question as such, however, I have always had an interest in health and nutrition and would love to study and perhaps go into that sort of field (dietician). What steps would I need to take to get more knowledgeable on food and diet and what sort of job opportunities?

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Dear Wendy
You need to contact one of the SA universities or Technikons that offer courses in Human Nutrition and/or Dietetics. This depends on where you live: e.g. Pretoria, Potchefstroom, Cape Town, Bloemfontein, Pmb, etc. You can also contact the Association for Dietetics in SA at: Tel (011) 447-4187 for career information.
Good luck

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