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Food Safety for Early Years
Food Safety for Early Years

The EYFS framework requires providers to take all necessary steps to keep children safe and well. To do this, you must be confident that those responsible for preparing and handling food in your setting are competent to do so. Throughout this course, participants will explore the specific foods and drinks that should be avoided in order to promote the health and well-being of children in their care. Additionally, participants will delve into the crucial role of good hygiene practices in preventing food-related illnesses and maintaining a safe environment.

By the end of this course, you should understand:

  • Why food safety is important for young children.
  • Which foods and drinks that young children should avoid.
  • The importance of good hygiene.

The EYFS framework requires providers to take all necessary steps to keep children safe and well. To do this, you must be confident that those responsible for preparing and handling food in your setting are competent to do so. Throughout this course, participants will explore the specific foods and drinks that should be avoided in order to promote the health and well-being of children in their care. Additionally, participants will delve into the crucial role of good hygiene practices in preventing food-related illnesses and maintaining a safe environment.

By the end of this course, you should understand:

  • Why food safety is important for young children.
  • Which foods and drinks that young children should avoid.
  • The importance of good hygiene.
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Overview

This online training course has been designed specifically for those providing Early Years training to staff working in Childcare. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about Food Safety for Early Years.

Interactive Video Lessons

Subjects covered include:

  • Why is Food Safety Important for Young Children
  • Food Safety Advice for Children: Five and Under
  • Foods and Drinks to Avoid
  • Allergies
  • Hygiene
On average this online course should take around 40 minutes.

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Sue Asquith

Award winning freelance International Early Childhood Consultant and published author offering quality affordable childcare training and consultancy visits.  I have worked in affiliation with my local authority and children centres, on several DfE funded projects, as well as winning local authority bids to provide support and deliver training. I deliver key note speeches, seminars and workshops at conferences around the world, on Early Years TV and was one of the judges for the Nursery World Awards 2022.

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