Independent Grocers:

The Future of Employee Training is Here

About Us

As the voice of the independent, the National Grocers Association has provided education and learning options for our members through our wide array of collection of educational conferences, events and research for over 29 years. As we look to the future, and continue to build on these offerings finding ways to make them more accessible to our retail members nationwide, we are proud to present a new, convenient learning resource for you and your employees: The N.G.A. Online Training and Education Center.

The N.G.A. Online Training and Education Center is a people development organization supported by The Coca-Cola Company. As an educational organization, it serves more than 40 companies with blended training programs that include 175+ industry-specific online courses divided into nine different libraries. The N.G.A. Online Training and Education Center also provides retailers and associations with their own branded online corporate universities.

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Courses

Our libraries are a continually expanding selection of online certification courses specialized in the core aspects of the supermarket and food retail industry. Our courses are developed in conjunction with industry experts, affiliate faculty and staff to meet the needs of retailers worldwide.
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What Makes The N.G.A. Online Training and Education Center Unique?

Access the Institute’s online training
classes on our Go.Learn App.

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NEW COURSES

Meat – Bandsaw

Bandsaws are ideal for butcher shops, grocery stores, and supermarkets that carry and sell a lot of meat products. The meat bandsaw is a recognized piece of equipment in the meat department of your store. Bandsaws are one of the most dangerous pieces of equipment, so you’ll want to familiarize yourself with this piece of equipment and how to use it safely. In this course, you’ll learn about the meat bandsaw – specifically its parts and the proper way to operate and clean one.

Covid – Conflict Resolution

As newer, more contagious variants of COVID-19 emerge, Americans’ emotions and fears are at new peaks, leading to an increase in public confrontations. With changing store policies, differing political views, and overall frustration of the ongoing pandemic, it’s difficult for many people to be their best right now, especially at the one place they’re all visiting—the grocery store.

Meat – Grinder

The meat grinder is one of the most recognized pieces of equipment in the meat department of your store. As a meat clerk, you may use it throughout your shift to fill customer orders for ground meat. Ground meat is one of the top sold products in the meat department. Therefore, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with this piece of equipment and how to use it safely. In this course, you’ll learn about the meat grinder – specifically its parts and the proper way to operate and clean one.