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Nutrition and Food Service Management

Fanshawe College
2 years
Full time
Diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
London (Ontario, Canada)
English

Program description

Nutrition and Food Service Management

If you have a passion for dietetics, food and nutrition management and coaching others, you can become a leader in food services with this two-year Nutrition and Food Service Management diploma. This program is for foodies who want to learn more about nutrition science and is the perfect opportunity for those looking to pursue a career in health care and other related food services.

Students of this food and nutrition management program will build skills in:

  • Quantity food production
  • Nutrition and diet therapies
  • Nutrition science
  • Leadership
  • Financial management
  • Human resources

Through classroom instruction and work placements, students will discover how long term care facilities, retirement homes, hospitals, daycare centers, school cafeterias and commercial catering, such as airline food services provide their patients, residents and customers with nutritious food

Admission requirements

  • OSSD with courses from the College (C), University (U),University/College (M), or Open (O) stream WITH
    • Any Grade 12 English (C) or (U)
    • Any Grade 11 Mathematics (C), (U), or (M)

OR

  • Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE)

OR

  • Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)
  • Any Grade 11 Mathematics (C), (U) or (M)

OR

  • Mature Applicant with standing in the required courses and grades stated above

Note

  • Applicants who lack the required Mathematics may still gain eligibility for admission by completing appropriate prior upgrading

English Language Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English by one of the following methods

  • A Grade 12 College Stream or University Stream English credit from an Ontario Secondary School, or equivalent, depending on the program's Admission Requirements
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test with a minimum score of79 for the Internet-based test (iBT), with test results within the last two years
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic test with an overall score of 6.0 with no score less than 5.5 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years SDS Program Requirements
  • Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test with a score of 60 in writing, reading and speaking and a score of 50 in listening
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) with a minimum score of 53, with test results within the last two years
  • A Cambridge English Test (FCE/CAE/CPE) with an overall score on the Cambridge English Scale of 169 with no language skill less than 162, with test results within the last two years
  • An English Language Evaluation (ELE) at Fanshawe College with a minimum score of 70% in all sections of the test, with test results within the last two years
  • Fanshawe College ESL4/GAP5 students: Minimum grade of 80% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 8, 75% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 9, or 70% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 10

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.


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Program content

Level 1

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses

  • Food Preparation 1
  • Basic Culinary Knowledge
  • Food Safe, Smart Serve and First Aid
  • Bake Practical 1
  • Bake Theory
  • Career Preparation
  • Reason and Writing 1-Tourism/Hospitality
  • Math for Hospitality
  • Nutrition-Intro

Level 2

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses

  • Food Preparation 2
  • Garde Manger
  • Purchasing and Menu Planning
  • Comm for Tourism and Hospitality
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Restaurant Production 1

Level 3 - Externship

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses

  • Field Placement

Level 4

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses

  • The Anthropology of Modern Gastronomy
  • The Science of Food and Nutrition
  • Physiology and Normal Nutrition
  • Clinical Documentation
  • Therapeutic Nutrition
  • Employee Relations
  • Nutrition Therapy Practical

Level 5

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses

  • Clinical Placement
  • Marketing Nutrition
  • Auditing and Compliance
  • Finance for Food and Nutrition Management
  • Nutrition Screening
  • Facilities Management

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Tuition fees

Canadian students

The tuition fee for Canadian students is 1,360.26 CAD, and the total fees are 2,718.64 CAD.

International students

The tuition fee for International students is 7,233.50 CAD, and the total fees are 9,197.86 CAD.

For more detailed information about fees, please visit the institute webpage.

Qualification

Credential - Ontario College Diploma

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to

  1. plan menus to accommodate the nutritional, dietary and medical needs, cultural and religious requirements, and personal preferences of clients
  2. manage handling, preparation and service of food to ensure compliance with relevant legislation, policies, procedures, and industry best practices for health, safety, sanitation, quality assurance and client satisfaction
  3. manage nutritional needs of diverse clients in health care and other food service settings in collaboration with or under the direction of health care professionals
  4. support others to work professionally and ethically in accordance with industry, organization and legal standards
  5. monitor relevant local, national and global trends, emerging technologies, changes to legislation and best practices to enhance work performance and inform the management and delivery of food and nutrition services
  6. deliver customer service that anticipates, meets and/or exceeds individual expectations and is consistent with organization standards and objectives
  7. contribute to the hiring, coaching, training, scheduling, supervision and performance management of department staff in accordance with human resources, labour relations, workplace health and safety, and industry best practices
  8. apply industry best practices, financial constraints, and principles of social responsibility and environmental sustainability to inventory management and procurement of goods and services
  9. contribute to the analysis of food and nutrition services and operations, and the implementation and evaluation of changes, to support continuous improvement
  10. contribute to the planning and administration of budgets consistent with organization objectives and legal requirements for nutrition and food service departments
  11. select and use information and industry-specific technologies to enhance individual work performance and the management and delivery of food and nutrition services
  12. promote food and nutrition services and healthy living to support marketing plans and the general well-being of clients

Career opportunities

  • Nutrition Manager
  • Food Service Supervisor
  • Dietetic Technicians/ Assistant
  • Member of Food Service Team, such as Cook or Food Service Worker
  • Dietary Manager/ Department Manager
  • Food and Nutrition Manager

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About this institute

Fanshawe College

Fanshawe College is a large, publicly-funded College located in London, Ontario, Canada - approximately two hours from Niagara Falls, Toronto, or Detroit. There are 21,000 full-time students at Fanshawe, including 7,500 international students from more than 100 different countries. Fanshawe...


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Why study at Fanshawe College

London is a great location - a large city with a population of close to 500,000, so there is something for everyone. It is small enough to be more affordable than some of the larger cities and it is very student-friendly. Fanshawe College has a 90.3% percent Graduate Employment Rate, which is number one among Ontario colleges. There are also 60 co-op programs available, where students can "earn while they learn."

Contact info

Fanshawe College

1001 Fanshawe College Boulevard
N5Y 5R6 London Ontario
Canada

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fanshawec.ca/international

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