British Columbia Registered Dietitian and Dietetic Technician Requirements in BC
According to the College of Dietitians of BC, the provincial licensing board, the following criteria must be met in order to become a licensed dietitian or nutritionist in the province of British Columbia:
- Completion of an accredited academic education program as indicated by the CDBC
- Completion of an accredited program of practical training
- Successfully completion of the examination administered by the CDBC
- Any additional registration or area specific requirements that may be necessary
As of 2004, only those that have completed the requirements to become registered with the CDBC may be called by the title Dietitian or Registered Dietitian, as well as legally practice nutrition science or dietetics.
British Columbia Provincial Dietetic Programs
The following programs listed here have been created by residents of the State of British Columbia to promote Nutrition and the benefits of Nutrition science to the people within the province.
Each of these agencies can be contacted specifically for more information.
British Columbia Nutrition Council
The BCNC was created with the intent to promote nutritional health throughout British Columbia, to foster the cultivation of nutritional information and to increase awareness and advocacy for nutrition policies and programs in the province.
Suite 649, 718-333 Brooksbank Avenue
North Vancouver B.C.
Canada V7J 3V8
Dietitians of Canada
480 University Avenue, Suite 604
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1V2
Dial A Dietitian
College of Dietitians of British Columbia
The CDBC is the provincial board for requirement for all dietitians practicing within British Columbia.
Suite 103 - 1765 West 8th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6J 5C6