Home Economics Victoria runs events for members and the public throughout the year. Click the "Register Here" button for each activity to see a full description including presenters and costs.

Webinars on demand are available for webinars from previous years (Cost: $27.50) 

Jan
15
Sat

SITSS00051 Food Safety Supervision

12:00am - 11:59pm

ONLINE (enrol and start any time from 15 Jan - 15 Dec)

Description:
This nationally accredited skill set is for schools requiring a food safety supervisor. Suitable for teachers, kitchen assistants, canteen staff or students seeking work in hospitality. Contact us for student prices.

Jan
15
Sat

SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

12:00am - 11:59pm

ONLINE (enrol and start any time from 15 Jan - 15 Dec)

Description:
This nationally accredited unit offered by Home Economics Victoria RTO: 21063 is for teachers, kitchen assistants and students requiring a formal food handling unit. Discount of 50% for classes with classroom teacher free.

Jul
21
Thu

Fundamentals for School Kitchen Assistants - term 3 - 2022

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Online tutorials (21 Jul, 4 Aug, 18 Aug, 1 Sep) & self-paced learning

Description:
The role of the kitchen assistant in schools is varied and can be undertaken by staff with a range of skills and qualifications. This short course covers the fundamentals for kitchen assistants considered to be common requirements across most schools (ordering, storage and preparation of food, maintaining cleanliness in the kitchen and working collaboratively with others). Includes four online tutorial sessions plus access to five units from the hospitality training package contextualised for the school kitchen setting. Aimed at those who wish to upskill by doing some nationally recognised training or for those who wish to learn more about the essential aspects of the role.

Jul
25
Mon

Upskill to Food Studies teaching - term 3 2022

4:00pm - 4:00pm

Online sessions (25 Jul, 8 Aug, 15 Aug & in-school practical day (22 Aug)

Description:
Currently teaching home economics/ food studies without any formal qualification in this method? Could do with some tips on how to deliver the subject confidently and safely in a practical setting? This short course will provide you with the basic skills to deliver practical food studies classes safely and correctly. Delivered by a highly experienced food studies teacher, who will cover everything from cooking demonstrations, to kitchen hazards, kitchen classroom operation and class timing.