EDUCATION

GROCER EDUCATION & Training
Held three times a year around the state, the Food Safety Certification Classes are guaranteed to give you the best grocery specific training as a Food Safety Manager.

The $120 per student fee includes:
 - Food Safety Manual and access to an electronic version prior to class
 - Food Safety Fact Sheets and HACCP forms
 - Proctored Exam
 - Exam results and certification that are mailed directly to the student
 - Morning beverages and lunch

2017 Class Schedule

Wednesday, February 22nd
Festival Foods 
Madison 
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Wednesday, May 17th
Valley Cooperative Association
Greenville (Appleton)
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Wednesday, September 20th 
Food Marketing Services
Pewaukee
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All classes will be from 8am to 5pm.
The WGA Education and Scholarship Foundation has signed on with CiscoWebExto provide an outstanding webinar platform for dispersing information to you in a timely manner. Watch for the webinar dates and topics on the Foundation Website and in the weekly Presidents Letter.
The WGA'sHuman Resource Share Groupbrings together HR professionals in the grocery industry and retailers. They meet throughout the year to discuss grocery specific issues and swap ideas. The group's members educate each other and it's guaranteed that you will learn something new at each meeting. The HR Share Group also produces several valuable resources, such as the WGA Superposter, OSHA Safety Kits and HR Checklist & Best Practices.  
The Wisconsin Respect 21- Responsible Retailing program is a partnership developed between the WGA Foundation, Brandeis University, MillerCoors and the RRForum. The program provides training and support materials to help alcohol licensees be responsible retailers who consistently check IDs for proof of age, refuse alcohol sales to minors and decline sales to alcohol impaired customers.The $250 fee includes one years worth of support and quarterly visits to your location by a Mystery Shopper, a young, legal age shopper who will test your staff on proper ID training.
Contact the WGA Foundation for more information. 
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