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
Getting management on board Understanding the Healthy Choices guidelines for retail food outlets and caterers

Understanding the Healthy

Choices guidelines for

point of sale staff

Time to complete: takes less than one hour and you can do it at your own pace by saving your progress Time to complete: takes less than one hour and you can do it at your own pace by saving your progress  Time to complete: takes less than one hour and you can do it at your own pace by saving your progress
Who is this training for: healthy choices implementers Who is this training for: cooks, chefs and managers Who is this training for: point of sale staff in food retail outlets
Key learning objectives: Key learning objectives: Key learning objectives:
  • understanding why management is important for successful implementation
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: GREENAMBER and RED
  • how to label and promote foods and drinks according to their classification

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

 

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

"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."
 

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