ID No. 0000020213: Nutritional Consultant for Elderly People (TÜV)

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Certification Program Title:Nutritional Consultant for Elderly People (TÜV)
Admission Requirements:
  • Completed vocational qualification as medical assistant (doctor´s assistant), Homeopathic Practitioner, Home Economist, Dietary Assistant, Pharmaceutical Technical Assistant, Nurse, Geriatic Nurse, Curative Teacher, Cook or
  • a minimum of 2 years appropriate professional experience

Successful participation in the TÜV Rheinland Akademie training course “ Nutritional Consultant for Elderly People (TÜV)” recognized by the certification body. Admission to the exam is granted upon a minimum attendance of 80% of the total of 200 teaching units.

Examination Components:
  • Written exam (multiple choice and open questions)
  • Practical exam
Required Competencies:

In the examination participants prove their knowledge in the following areas:

  • Fundamentals of human nutrition
  • Illness and nutrition
  • Life phases / lifestyle and nutrition
  • Food science and food hygiene
  • Quality management in nutritional consulting
  • Ethics
  • Hygiene
  • Law

“Nutritional Consultants for Elderly People (TÜV)” can practice in nutritional education and information with the latest nutritional findings. They develop practicable solutions especially designed for elderly people and act as a consultant for dieticians and other professional groups.

Currently implemented in:Germany