National Competency Standards
The National Competency Standards for Entry Level Dietitians are statements that describe the knowledge, skills and attitudes required for successful performance as a dietitian in Australia. The Competency Standards are set at a level of acceptable performance for an entry level dietitian.
The National Competency Standards for Entry Level Dietitians are made up of nine units of competency. The three dominant areas of entry level practice are: individual case management, community and public health nutrition, and food service management. The units of competency encompass the required knowledge, skills and attitudes of a qualified entry level dietetic practitioner.