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Training for retail food outlets and caterers

Learn how to provide and promote healthier foods and drinks in your food business, with our free training.

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 chefs, cooks and managers of retail food outlets and catering businesses, and for point of sale staff in retail food outlets.

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.


Cooks, chefs, managers

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!


Point of sale staff

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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