30-312-9 Technical Diploma (336 hours)
Campus: Ashland*, New Richmond*, Rice Lake, Superior*
*Via ITV (interactive television)
Health. Nutrition. Management.
The Dietary Manager program will train you for a management position – beyond the level of dietary assistant – working with food supplies, kitchen equipment, food production, and nutrition aspects of food service. You will complete your occupational experience in a hospital, nursing home, or other pre-approved dietary setting. As a dietary manager, you will be a member of the dietetic team under the supervision of a registered dietitian. Students completing the Dietary Manager Occupational Experience course may need to complete site forms. Further information can be obtained from the instructor.
Responsible. Organized. Adaptive.
As you prepare for your career, you should strive to reach a comfort level in the following courses or skills:
Family and Consumer Science, Home Economics, or Food Service Experience
Basic math knowledge/skills
Basic science knowledge/skills
Oral and Written Communication
Program OutcomesEmployers will expect you, as a graduate of this program, to:
- Use nutrition principles to plan, prepare, and evaluate menus to meet clients' dietary needs
- Apply basic principles of purchasing, receiving, storage, and inventory of food and supplies
- Collect nutritional assessment data using interviewing skills