Current knowledge and skills

There are several options for applicants to demonstrate current knowledge and competence:

  1. Completing your education and training within the three (3) years before applying to the College; 
  2. If you have been registered as a dietitian in another jurisdiction and you have practiced safely in that jurisdiction within the past three years or
  3. If it has been more than three (3) years, but less than 10 years since you completed your education and training or since you have practiced as a dietitian in Ontario or another jurisdiction:
    1. Completing the Canadian Dietetic Registration Examination; or
    2. Completing upgrading activities that demonstrate a range of continuing education/continuing competence activities which address the national competency standards.
  4. If it has been more than 10 years since you completed your education and training or since you have practiced as a dietitian in Ontario or another jurisdiction, you will be required to complete the College’s Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition Process.
For more information, refer to Policy 3-30: Assessing Currency for Applicants.