Whether you are looking for a career change or are currently employed in the food service industry and aspire to be credentialed, this online distance learning program is designed for you! A Certified Dietary Manager is a trained food service operations professional that manages the food service department of healthcare facilities, schools, and correctional institutions. This career path will allow you to demonstrate your commitment to dietary management and define yourself as a highly qualified professional in your field. 

Approved and provided in partnership with: 

Image result for anfp logo                     Idaho Health Care Association 


For Program specific questions, please contact:

Leslie Bell, RDN/LD
Program Director 
Idaho Health Care Association 


Workforce Development at the College of Western Idaho (CWI) provides you high-quality, short-term training to boost your job skills, acquire new career skills, and earn the certificates you need. Take as many classes as you want in our short-term credit free offerings, with no applications, no transcripts, and no hassle. Just sign up and watch your career take off.

Classes are offered at a variety of locations throughout western Idaho and are taught by knowledgeable professionals with years of experience in their subject area.

Why This Program

This online distance learning course allows those currently employed in foodservice to be credentialed as a Certified Dietary Manager, Certified Food Protection Professional (CDM, CFPP.) Once course is completed, you will have achieved competencies in three key areas: Human Resource Management, Nutrition Fundamentals and Medical Nutrition Therapy, and Foodservice Operations, Safety & Sanitation.

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