Compliance Training2018-11-16T15:50:21+00:00

COMPLIANCE TRAINING

Institute Advantage

Effective source of compliance documentation. Reduce your maintenance burden by using our Learning Management System. If your store associates complete our online courses, an automatic record will be generated of the training history. If you decide to use different modalities such as external classroom training, you can also import your certificate and track the period of validity.

STATE CERTIFIED COURSES

We have partnered with State Food Safety (SFS) to give your team valid credentials at a low cost. Your team now has access to state-specific compliance courses from their current online training accounts.

These courses are ANSI certified.

For more information about each course, including instructions on how to become compliant, click on any of the courses listed.

If you have any questions regarding a course, please contact us at 773-695-2611.

Alcohol Server Compliance
(SFS Certification)
$

The purpose of the Alcohol Server/Seller Certification training program is to prepare alcohol servers to enter the workforce by providing the required alcohol server/seller information as specified by local regulations.

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Food Allergen Compliance
(SFS Certification)
$

This program will provide training and testing relevant to the major food allergens identified by the FDA, identifying allergens in the workplace, communicating with customers and coworkers, and preventing cross-contact.

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Food Handler Compliance
(SFS Certification)
$

The food handler’s card training and test is to prepare food handlers to enter the workforce by providing the required food safety information as specified by regulations of the workers’ state, county, or local government.

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SPECIAL CERTIFIED COURSES

FOOD SAFETY MANAGER TRAINING CERTIFICATION
IS AN ANSI CERTIFIED EXAM. THIS EXAM ASSESSES AND CERTIFIES THE FOOD SAFETY KNOWLEDGE OF PEOPLE IN THE FOOD RETAIL INDUSTRY.

Food Safety Manager Training prepares managers to implement proven food safety practices and systems, maintain a safe and hygienic foodservice
operation, and oversee the training and daily practices of hourly food workers to prevent the spread of foodborne illness. For more information, please
visit our Food Safety Manager Training page.

FREE STATE CERTIFIED COURSES

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Cashier – Alcohol Sales Compliance (Montana)

This course is designed for food retailers who sell alcohol. Alcohol sales are strictly regulated, so associates will occasionally have to refuse a sale to a minor or a person who is intoxicated. 

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Cashier – Tobacco Sales Compliance – California

Tobacco products are addictive and have many serious and detrimental effects on health.  For this reason, the sale of tobacco products is strictly regulated, and there are laws prohibiting tobacco sales to minors.

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Cashier – Tobacco Sales Compliance – New York

This course has been reviewed by the New York State (NYS) Department of Health. It has been accepted as a NYS Certified Tobacco Sales Training Program. The IGA Coca-Cola Institute’s provider number is 083-1007.

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Cashier – WIC Training (MN)

Looking for a new resource to help train your cashiers? The Accepting WIC Vouchers module is interactive and will help teach cashiers what they need to know about WIC, including how to tell if foods are WIC allowed, how to transact WIC vouchers, and how to provide excellent customer service to WIC customers.

 

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Food Safety and Sanitation – New York 

This course meets the safety education certification requirement for certain retail food stores which prepare food on the premises in the state of New York.

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Sexual Harassment – California

In this course, you will learn the meaning of the term “sexual harassment,” differentiate between the classification of different kinds of sexual harassment and view examples of preventative measures.

OTHER CERTIFIED COURSES

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Bottles and glasses of wine and other alcohol

Cashier – Alcohol Sales Compliance

This course is designed for food retailers who sell alcohol. Alcohol sales are strictly regulated, so associates will occasionally have to refuse a sale to a minor or a person who is intoxicated. 

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Cashier – Tobacco Sales Compliance

Tobacco products are addictive and have many serious and detrimental effects on health.  For this reason, the sale of tobacco products is strictly regulated, and there are laws prohibiting tobacco sales to minors. 

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Cashier – WIC Administrative Procedures

In order to better serve your WIC consumers, you must follow proper procedures to ensure continued benefits. This includes knowing how to properly process WIC checks, ordering the minimum WIC stock requirements and complying with your WIC contract. 

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Cashier – WIC Training

This course provides an overview of a specific type of transaction that cashiers may encounter: the WIC* transaction. The federal WIC program provides low-income women, infants and children who are nutritionally at risk with nutritious foods, primarily through participating food retailers.

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Food Safety & Sanitation Basics

The NRFSP develops and maintains certification examination programs for the food safety profession. It is recognized internationally by the food service industry for its examinations and service delivery standards and practices. 

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OSHA Hazard Communication Standards

Congress created OSHA to create safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by creating and enforcing standards. The organization provides training and guidelines for employers so that they create safer work environments for their employees. 

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Sexual Harassment – Employees

Employees, in this course, you will learn the meaning of the term “sexual harassment,” differentiate between the classification of different kinds of sexual harassment and view examples of preventative measures. 

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Sexual Harassment – Supervisors

A prompt and effective response to a complaint can limit or entirely eliminate an employer’s liability in a discrimination, harassment, or retaliation lawsuit, it is imperative that employers implement an effective mechanism to investigate and resolve workplace complaints.  

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Stress Management

This course will test your stress levels and help you determine if you need to reduce the stress in your life. You will also learn causes and effects, as well as simple steps and small changes you can make to manage your stress.

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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Training

SNAP offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. Food and Nutrition Service works with State partners and the retail community to improve program administration and ensure program integrity.

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Lockout Tagout

“Lockout/tagout” refers to specific practices and procedures to safeguard employees from the unexpected energization or startup of machinery and equipment, or the release of hazardous energy during service or maintenance activities.