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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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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New Courses

Cashier 8 – Checkout Process: Follow Alcohol and Tobacco Laws

Most likely, your store sells a large variety of products, including alcohol and tobacco. However, unlike most other products, there are specific federal, state and local laws which apply to the sale of alcohol and tobacco. As a cashier, you should be aware of the restrictions and any consequences which may occur, if you fail to comply with them. In this course, you’ll learn how the law and your store’s policies impact the sale of liquor and tobacco at your store, and what you can do to ensure you’re following them correctly.

Cashier 7 – Checkout Process: Add Items to the Transaction

Delivering a seamless checkout process is an important part of your job as a cashier. A large part of this experience comes from how efficiently you can ring up your customer’s items. Most likely, their order is made up of a variety of foods from fresh fruit and vegetables, packaged products and specially marked items. In this course, you’ll learn the specific procedures for adding these different types of items to their transaction.

Cashier 6 – Checkout Process: Begin the Transaction

During the checkout process, a cashier does much more than simply scan merchandise and process a payment – they interact with the customer. This interaction contributes to the customer’s overall shopping experience, making customer service an important part of your job as a cashier. In this course, you’ll learn how to provide your customer with an exceptional experience at the start of the transaction.