The College of Dietitians of Alberta’s duty is to carry out registration practices that are transparent, objective, impartial and procedurally fair. The College is committed to a bias-free and discrimination-free application, assessment and registration process.
Information for Applicants
Becoming registered with the College of Dietitians of Alberta is an essential part of a dietetic career. We establish the education and training required for entry into the dietetic profession in Alberta. Registration with the College assures the public and employers that an individual has met the required standards for academic and practical experience that’s needed to practice dietetics.
The Health Professions Act requires individuals who have the required training and who are currently practicing to be registered. A person must apply for registration with the College if they intend to:
- Provide professional services directly to the public
- Provide professional services that are used by other regulated members and individuals to provide services directly to the public
- Teach the practice of the profession to regulated members of the College or to students of the profession
- Supervise regulated members of the College who provide professional services to the public
If you meet or are about to complete the requirements for registration with the College of Dietitians of Alberta, you may find important registration information below.
The College’s registration categories as outlined by the Health Professions Act.
Requirements for Registration
In order to become registered with the College, an applicant must meet the requirements for registration.
Specific information on applying for registration with the College.
Canadian Dietetic Registration Exam (CDRE)
The Canadian Dietetic Registration Examination (CDRE) is a national examination that tests the knowledge, skill, attitude and judgment required to competently practice dietetics.
Registration following CDRE
Registration processes applicable to current registrants with the College of Dietitians of Alberta who have completed the Canadian Dietetic Registration Examination (CDRE).
Information on the College’s fees.
Important resources for applicants.