Elizabeth K. Forbes, BSc. CFE, CHE
Coordinator Food, Nutrition & Risk
....... Management Diploma
Phone: 613 258-8336 ext 61317
Fax: 613 258-8483
Heather Buck, Registrar
Telephone: 613-258-8336 ext. 61335
Associate Diploma in Food, Nutrition & Risk Management
The Food, Nutrition & Risk Management Diploma provides students with a solid foundation in food management, food theory, nutrition, food processing and food safety.
A diverse and stimulating curriculum combined with field placement experience allows students to graduate with the flexibility to explore careers in the health care sector and the food industry.
Course Listing for 2012/2013 Academic Year:
DFN 3030 Nutrition in Health & Disease
DFN 3200 Catering Management
DFN 1190 Introduction to Food Processing -
DFN 4030 Food Beverage, Labour Cost Control -
DFN 2440 Sensory Evaluation -
DFN 4170 Food Hazard Analysis
DFN 4010 Advanced Nutrition & Disease -
DFN 4200 Management Case Studies -
DFN 4110 Product Development & Marketing -
DFN 4050 Field Placement -
DAGR 4600 Human Resource Management -
DFN 4160 Food Biotechnology -
DFN 4210 Nutrition Myths & Facts -
- The Associate Diploma in Food, Nutrition & Risk Management is accredited by the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (CSNM - www.csnm.ca).
- This Program also offers:
- The National Food Safety Training Program (NFSTP)
- Smart Serve Certification
- Graduates are eligible for membership in the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (CSNM) and the Canadian Association of Foodservice Professionals (CAFP).
- Also qualifies for 2nd Career Initiative.
Contact Linda Sudds, 613-258-8336 ext. 61574 or
- In Health Care:
- Nutrition Manager
- Food Service Manager
- Food Service Supervisor
- In Commercial Facilities:
- Food Service Manager
- Food & Equipment Salesperson
- Nutrition & Wellness Educator
- Nutrition Counselor
- In Food Industry:
- Quality Assurance Technician
- Product Development Technician
- Food Inspector
- Food Production Manager
Employment Prospects in Food Service and Health Care:
Over the next five years: Good
Growth in the population of elderly people will result in a growing demand for food service manager jobs in residential care facilities and supportive care services.
Mangers are usually hired from within the establishment through the promotion of existing staff. Use of computerized ordering systems and inventory control systems will continue to increase. Managers will need to be familiar with these systems. Also, employers are stressing the need for teamwork, communication, planning and organizing skills.
Career opportunities can be found in: food service management in health care, long term care and commercial facilities; food and equipment sales; nutrition education and in nutrition counseling for wellness. Food industry positions can be found in: quality assurance; product development; food inspection and in food production.
The Food, Nutrition and Risk Management Diploma provides students with a solid foundation in food and nutrition , food processing and safety, and in management issues. The combination of courses covering these topics plus a field placement experience allows students to graduate with a flexibility to move between careers in the health care and the food industry sectors.