Training for the early childhood sector

Learn how to plan healthy menus and promote healthy eating with our free online training modules!

NEW Promoting healthy eating in long day care

Planning healthy menus for long day care
Time to complete: This module takes less than one hour to finish, and is self paced Time to complete: This module takes less than one hour to finish, and is self paced
Who is this training for: educators, management, directors Who is this training for: cooks, directors, educators


  • introduce foods to children at your service in fun and engaging ways to help deal with food refusal and fussy eating 
  • role model healthy eating to the children in your care 
  • make healthy eating the ‘norm’ not the exception in your room 
  • reflect on what your centre does to promote healthy eating 
  • communicate your learnings back to your centre being a champion for change 
  • promote healthy eating changes to the families at your service
  • understanding the Victorian Menu planning guidelines for long day care
  • create and plan healthy menus
  • access simple meal, snack and drink ideas
  • gain healthy ingredient swaps and shopping tips
  • solve challenges like food allergies and budgeting
  • understand how to promote healthy eating at meal times and play time

These modules 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, and Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework outcomes. Once completed, you will be able to download a certificate.

"This course provides a lot of information which can we use everyday. I would fully recommended this course to every childcare educator in Australia."

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