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Nutritional Dietary Manager Part I (120 Hours)

Are you interested in a career that allows you to help people maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle? The nutritional dietary manager program will help you prepare to become a certified dietary manager. Training will include both course work and lab experience working with a Registered Dietitian.

Note: Part 1 & 2 must be taken in order to apply to sit for the CDM Credentialing exam. This program is approved by the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals. Students are eligible for pre-professional membership in the ANFP.

    Cost of Class: 

    • Tuition/ Registration: $180
    • Text: $577.76 (subject to change)
    • Insurance: $14.20

    Students in the program may get help paying for class by calling 828.766.1297. 

    Admissions Requirement:

    • Must be at least 18 years of age
    • Provide proof of high school completion (high school transcripts, copy of high school diploma, or copy of completion of GED requirements)
    • Demonstrate reading proficiency either by college transcripts, a computerized placement test, or the CASAS reading test

    Training Includes: 

      • Learning to work in partnership with registered dietitians to purchase, prepare, and deliver balanced nutritional meals within a budget
      • Analyze the basic nutritional needs of your clientele
      • Provide meal service while satisfying client preferences
      • Assess dietary intake for energy balance, sustainability, and nutritional needs for humans in various stages of life
      • Apply nutrition knowledge to clinical, community, research, and food service situations
      • Effectively and efficiently supervise noncommercial food service facilities while applying nutrition principles and ensuring food safety
      • Nine hours of Nutrition Prerequisites
      • Ten hours of Lab Experience with a Registered Dietician

    Instructor: Thomas
    Yancey: 828.682.7315