1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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DIETITIANS apply the science of human nutrition to assist individuals, groups and communities attain, maintain and promote health.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is a bachelor degree or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • providing nutrition assessments, nutrition management, nutrition education, research and training
  • collecting, organising and assessing data relating to health and nutritional status of individuals, groups and communities
  • planning diets and menus and instructing people on the requirements and importance of diet, and on the planning and preparation of food
  • consulting with other health professionals and related workers on nutrition, including controlled diets for people with special needs
  • monitoring food intake and quality to provide nutritional care
  • planning, conducting and evaluating nutrition intervention programs and compiling educational material


This section contains the following subsection :
              2393-11 Dietitian

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