Pacific workforce nutrition course

Do you work with Pacific people in New Zealand? Are you part of a workforce who cares about the health of its people? Find out how you can register your workplace for a Pacific workforce nutrition course.

Pacific nutrition courses tailored to your workplace. Course dates for 2017 available now.

Learn about the benefits of good nutrition and share those benefits with your people. As health workers you will be great role models for your communities. This course is also open to volunteers who assist, support and offer advice to Pacific communities.

$50 per person covers costs related to course workbooks, resources, morning and afternoon tea.

Our training team will work with you to find the right fit for your workplace. A minimum of 15 to a maximum of 25 people is required to run a course. We are happy to discuss with you a training package that will best suit your needs.

Please note - a venue which meets our requirements must be organised by the group requesting training.
 

What will I learn?

This course is 'hands on'. You’ll discover ways of taking nutrition information and using it in everyday life.

We cover a range of topics over one or two days. We can also tailor topics based on the needs of your workplace, for example: infant and child health, heart health, weight control and cultural engagement.

The range of topics include:

  • Nutrition and health
  • Role of food in Pacific cultures
  • Impact of food choices on Pacific health
  • Meal planning and portion sizes
  • Reading food labels
  • Shopping on a budget

You will receive a Pacific Heartbeat Certificate of Attendance after completing the course

Upcoming courses

Location Date Venue Course topic
AUCKLAND

20th September, 2017

9:00am - 4:00pm

Heart Foundation

9 Kalmia Street, Ellerslie

Pacific Cultural Engagement in Nutrition

Register by 4th September, 2017

AUCKLAND

26th October, 2017

9:00am - 4:00pm

Heart Foundation

9 Kalmia Street, Ellerslie

Pacific Nutrition and Weight Control

Register by 13th October, 2017

WELLINGTON

24th October, 2017

9:30am - 2:00pm

Big Uppz Headquarters

15 John Seddon Drive,

Porirua, Wellington

Pacific Cultural Engagement in Nutrition

Register by 15th October, 2017

How do I register for the course?

It's easy! Tell us you're interested and we will contact you.

I'm interested!