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Operations (2000)

   

   Serving Foods 

   

   Cashier and Point of Service 

   

   Purchasing and Procurement

   

   Food Safety and HAACP

 
 
 
  • Some training topics have additional resources available for reference.
  • For training registration (SNSDC, ServSafe etc.), please check our upcoming trainings for more details.
  • For training topics below with limited options available, if you feel you have completed a training that may supplement one of these topics, please include it in your GOALS application for consideration.
 

Serving Food 

Food Production Records 

Food Production Records (ICN course) (1.5 hours)
 
Production Records (DPI webcast) (15 minutes)  

Child Nutrition Label Crediting 

Production Formulation Statements (DPI YouTube video) (20 minutes)

Culinary Skills 

Training resource opportunities coming soon!

Portion Sizes 

What’s the Scoop On Portion Control? (DPI webcast) (15 minutes)
 
Portion Control (ICN course) (4 hours)

Offer vs. Serve 

Offer versus Serve (DPI SNSDC) (2 hours)
 
DPI Webcasts:
 
CNS Webinars:
   - OVS: Breakfast (1 hour)
   - OVS: Lunch (40 minutes) -- Q & A (20 minutes)
   - Offer vs. Serve (50 minutes)

Food Presentation, Serving Lines and Food Quality

Training resource opportunities coming soon!

Use and Care of Equipment 

 
 
 

Cashier and Point of Service 

Point of Service, Identifying Reimbursable Meals and Protecting Student Identity 

Identifying Reimbursable Meals (ICN training) (2 hours)

Ergonomics

A Successful Model on Reducing Kitchen Injuries (SNA PowerPoint) (1 hour) -- take the quiz here.
 
 
 

Purchasing and Procurement 

Introduction to Procurement 

 
DPI webcasts:
   - Introduction to Procurement (15 minutes)
   - Micro Purchase Method (10 minutes)
   - Small Purchase Method (10 minutes)
 
Buy American Act (SNA Webinar) (1 hour)

Comprehensive Procurement Training 

Procurement Review and Manual (DPI SNSDC) (4 hours)*
 
*This SNSDC (School Nutrition Skills Development Course) is the only acceptable training.

USDA Foods Ordering

WI Commodity Ordering (DPI webcasts)*
 
USDA Foods Order Management and Monitoring Part 1 (45 minutes) & Part 2 (45 minutes)
 
 
 
*WI Commodity Ordering webcasts (total time: 46 minutes)
System CARS Report Access (7 minutes)
System SFA Summary and Delivery Locations Form (6 minutes)
System Orders Tab Instructions (9 minutes)
System Allocation Tab Instructions (10 minutes)
System Surplus Request Instructions (14 minutes)

Inventory Management 

 
 
 

Food Safety and HACCP 

ServSafe Certification 

Servsafe Course (DPI SNSDC) (8 hours)*
 
Food Safety in Schools (ICN course) (8 hours)
 
*Available in Spanish.
 
Any course that provides a quality ServSafe certificate is creditable toward the GOALS certificate, as long as the ServSafe exam is passed.
 
Wisconsin Department of Health Services/Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DHS/DATCP) food manager certification may be counted as 8 hours of food safety training.
 
Visit our training page for additional ServSafe trainings.

Food Safety Culture 

Food Waste & Safety (DPI SNSDC) (2 hours)
 

Food Allergy Management in Schools (SNA webinar) (1 hour)

Norovirus for Schools (ICN course) (2 hours)

School Employee Health and Personal Hygiene (ICN) (30 minutes) (quiz completion required):

Receiving and Recall 

USDA Foods: Primer 2 (ICN course) (3 hours)

Wisconsin Food Code

WI Food Code (DATCP) (1 hour) (quiz completion required)