Meeting Nutrition and Food Safety Requirements

Early Years

This interactive and informative session aligns with the National Quality Standard and Early Years Learning Framework and is a great session for all educators to complete.

It is designed to raise awareness and understanding of nutrition and food safety in early childhood settings and is perfect to include on your quality improvement plan.

Topics include:

  • Get Up & Grow Healthy Eating Guidelines
  • Dietary requirements for children under 5 years
    • Food groups
    • Serve sizes
    • Required serves per day
  • Price comparisons
  • Food labelling
  • Allergies and intolerance
  • Controlling bacteria
  • Food safety hazards
  • Maintaining personal hygiene
  • Keeping the food environment clean
  • Food Safety at all stages:
    • Storage
    • Preparation
    • Serving
    • Consumption

This session is specifically designed for educators working in early childhood settings that either provide food for children or where parents provide food.


  • 90 minute presentation
  • Delivered by qualified Dietitians/Nutritionists
  • Reflects the National Quality Standard – Standard 2.1, The Early Years Learning Framework; and Get Up & Grow
  • Suitable for all setting types including Long Day Care, Family Day Care, Kindergartens and Occasional Care



Host this workshop at your organisation or workplace