Diëtisten en voedingsdeskundigen


ISCO 08 Code 2265 Dieticians and nutritionists

Lead Statement

Dieticians and nutritionists assess, plan and implement programs to enhance the impact of food and nutrition on human health.

Task statement

Tasks include:

  • instructing individuals, families and communities on nutrition, the planning of diets and preparation of food to maximize health benefits and reduce potential risks to health;
  • planning diets and menus, supervising the preparation and serving of meals, and monitoring food intake and quality to provide nutritional care in settings offering food services;
  • compiling and assessing data relating to health and nutritional status of individuals, groups and communities based on nutritional values of food served or consumed;
  • planning and conducting nutrition assessments, intervention programmes, and education and training to improve nutritional levels among individuals and communities;
  • consulting with other health professionals and care providers to manage the dietary and nutritional needs of patients;
  • developing and evaluating food and nutrition products to meet nutritional requirements;
  • conducting research on nutrition and disseminating the findings such as at scientific conferences.

Included occupations

Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Clinical dietician
  • Food service dietician
  • Public health nutritionist
  • Sports nutritionist

Excluded occupations



ISCO 88 Code(s) 3223

(NCvB; Maart 2010)