Training for outside school hours care

Learn how to plan healthy menus and promote healthy eating in your outside school hours care service with our free training.

Training is recommended for coordinators, educators, and management of Victorian outside school hours care services.

It will provide you with the essential knowledge and skills to meet the healthy eating requirements of the National Quality Standard, Education and Care Services National Law and the Education and Care Services National Regulations.

You will learn:

  • about the Victorian Food and drink checklist for outside school hours care
  • how to plan a healthy menu
  • simple meal, snack and drink ideas for children
  • healthy ingredient swaps and shopping tips
  • ways to deal with challenges like food allergies and budgeting
  • how to promote healthy food and drinks choices to children
  • and much more!

"It was very informative, and exactly what I needed to reinforce my approach to policies and procedures for our program. We're now encouraging all staff to complete this course. A worthwhile 50 mins!"

You can choose to complete the training online, or attend an upcoming workshop.

 

Online training

You can do training anywhere, anytime, with our free online option.

It takes less than one hour to finish, and you can do it at your own pace by saving your progress as you go.

There’s no formal assessment, but there are some interactive activities to check your knowledge as you go.

You will be able to download a certificate after completing a short post-training questionnaire.

Register/log in.

 

Workshop

This 2.5 hour workshop is run by an experienced dietitian or nutritionist from the Healthy Eating Advisory Service.

The session includes plenty of discussion time, and all materials will be provided on the day. You will also receive a certificate of completion at the end.

Training workshops are held across metropolitan and regional Victoria according to demand.
 

Upcoming sessions

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

TIME AND DATE VENUE REGISTRATION AND ENQUIRIES
Whittlesea

Thursday 8 March 2018
10am - 12:30pm

Fountain View Room, Civic Centre, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang 3752

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Whittlesea Family Services Education Officer
E: Familytraining@whittlesea.vic.gov.au
P: 9404 8870