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CA in Clinical Dietetics

Application Timeline

For overseas applicants:

A full set of required documents to be submitted at least 6 months before the attachment start date.

For local applicants:

A full set of required documents to be submitted at least 3 months before the attachment start date.


2 - 4 weeks


Only for organisation sponsored practising Dietitians

Note: Each request is subject to Department's review and approval


The attachment programme will provide participants with an overview of the professional practice of dietetics in a large, acute tertiary hospital in Singapore.

Upon completion of the attachment, participants will:

  • Have a comprehensive understanding of the dietitians’ roles and responsibilities in the provision of medical nutrition therapy to inpatients and outpatients in the various specialties.

Course Outline

  • Overview of the function of the Dietetics Department
  • Types of inpatient and outpatient services
  • Inpatient Services: Clinical attachment to various specialties (observation only) – Renal, Cardiology, Diabetes, Burns, Neurology, Weight Management, Eating Disorders, Parenteral Nutrition Support
  • Outpatient Services: Diabetes Clinic, Cardiac Clinic, Renal Clinic, Nutrition Support Clinic, Weight Management Clinic, Digestive and Liver Diseases Clinic, Transplant Clinic
  • Nutrition Group Education Programmes 
  • Clinical Nutrition Practice Guidelines in SGH
  • Education, Training and professional Development
  • Nutrition Research
  • Clinical Outcome Indicators
  • External Consultancy


  • Ward visitation
  • Participation in ward rounds
  • Outpatient clinic visitation
  • Journal club presentation
  • Discussion

Attachment Fees

1. Training Fee (5-day work week) depending on the nature of attachment

At least SGD $600* per applicant per week

2. Administrative Fee Upon Acceptance (non-refundable)

Singaporeans: SGD $120* (SGD $150* wef 1 April 2023)

Non-Singaporeans & Overseas Applicants: SGD $200* (SGD $240* wef 1 April 2023)

3. Miscellaneous Fees for Overseas Applicants (Non-Singaporeans) [non-refundable]

a. Training Employment Pass (TEP)

  • One time application fee: SGD $105
  • Issuance Fee: SGD $225

b. Multiple Journey visa (if applicable): SGD $30

* excluding prevailing GST 


For enquiries, please email