Alabama Grocers Association Training and Compliance Programs
Welcome to the Alabama Grocers Association Online Education portal. AGA has carefully chosen a variety of courses that meet the needs of its diverse membership. Subject areas include: Business Skills, Computer Skills, Food Safety, Loss Prevention, OSHA Courses, Pharmacy Courses, Retail Compliance, and Retail Management. A few course descriptions are listed below.
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SuperSafeMark® Online Training
The following online food safety programs have been developed with the Food Marketing Institute and are specifically designed for supermarkets.
Quick Reference to Retail Best Practices in Food Safety and Sanitation Online
This one-hour course with its quick and easy to understand format sets the standard for online food safety training for food handlers. Covering topic such as: personal hygiene, time and temperature control, preventing cross contamination, and cleaning and sanitizing practices, this course is an excellent way to introduce new employees to food safety fundamentals or as a refresher for seasoned employees. (available in Spanish)
Retail Best Practices and Guide to Food Safety and Sanitation
Beginning January 10, 2010, all food establishments in Alabama must have a food protection manager certified through an accredited program. This 16-hour SuperSafeMark® course prepares you to take an accredited CPFM exam.
Detecting and preventing internal and external theft continues to be one of the greatest challenges facing retailers. These courses are designed to help your company’s loss prevention efforts and include: Preventing Shoplifting, Detecting Charge Card Fraud, Detecting Counterfeit Currency, Handling Fraudulent Checks, and Preventing Employee Theft. Purchase the courses individually or save money with the Loss Prevention Series Bundle.
Preventing Fraud, Waste and Abuse
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), a federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid, now requires that pharmacy and healthcare workforce members engaged in delivering any Medicare services receive general and specialized training to prevent fraud, waste and abuse.
Pharmacists are required to take fraud, waste and abuse prevention training annually and may be eligible for continuing education credit.
If you are an employer who needs to train 10 or more you may utilize the bulk purchase discount. For bulk purchases simply follow these bulk purchase instructions and send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive quantity discounts.
Alabama Grocers Association
AGA has an online education portal with Learn Something, Inc. where you have access to 10 categories of online training including: Business Skills; Computer Skills; Food Safety; Healthcare; Loss Prevention; OSHA courses; Pharmacy courses; Responsible Vendor Training; Retail Compliance; and a Retail Management Series.
To Access any of these trainings, please visit: www.aga.learnsomething.com.