Training on implementing the Healthy Choices guidelines

Learn how to implement changes to provide and promote healthier foods and drinks in your organisation.

You will get the essential skills and knowledge to transform your business to meet the Victorian Government's Healthy Choices guidelines for:

  • workplaces
  • hospitals and health services*
  • sport and recreation centres
  • tertiary institutions
  • parks
     

Training is available for:

You can do online training anywhere, anytime. It takes less than one hour to finish, and you can do it at your own pace by saving your progress as you go. You will be able to download a certificate after completing a short post-training questionnaire.

Select an option below:

 

Training for Healthy Choices implementers

Getting management on board

Learn how to secure management’s support and commitment to implement the Healthy Choices guidelines in your organisation.

This module will provide you with the tools and strategies to confidently engage with management, and secure their support for implementing Healthy Choices in your organisation.

You will learn:

  • why management is important for a successful implementation
  • how to successfully gain their commitment and remove barriers to implementation
  • strategies for maintaining management’s commitment to the Healthy Choices guidelines.
     

This training is suitable for anyone leading the implementation of the Healthy Choices guidelines in their organisation and who needs management's support to authorise the project and/or allocate resources.

Key learning areas include:

  • understanding the key decision makers in your organisation
  • know your ask – what is it you are asking management for?
  • writing a business case
  • communicating effectively with management
  • troubleshooting and negotiating barriers
  • maintaining management support
     

This is one of the new services HEAS is launching in 2021 that will help you implement the Healthy Choices guidelines in your organisation, from start to finish.

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Training for cooks, chefs, managers

Understanding the Healthy Choices guidelines for retail food outlets and caterers

You will learn:

  • the importance of supporting healthy eating in your community
  • about the Victorian Government’s Healthy Choices guidelines
  • how to assess your own menus, products and recipes using FoodChecker
  • steps to transforming your menu
  • how to promote healthier options for sales success
  • simple ways to modify recipes
  • how to source healthier products
  • and more!

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Training for point of sale staff

Understanding the Healthy Choices guidelines for point of sale staff in food outlets

You will learn:

  • the importance of promoting healthy eating in your community
  • about the Victorian Governments’ Healthy Choices guidelines for retail food outlets and caterers
  • how foods and drinks are classified using a traffic light system: GREEN, AMBER and RED
  • how to label and promote foods and drinks according to their classification
  • and more!

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"Very helpful and covers all areas for making healthy choices. This module should be compulsory for all staff at food retailers."
Training participant

"It was a great information session. Now I go looking for the healthier ‘GREEN’ foods everywhere I go. All businesses with a canteen should attend."
Eva Milekovic, Polar Fresh

 

Want to organise a training workshop?

We can also deliver group training workshops online or in person. Please contact us to enquire about hosting a session.

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