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Food Safety Certification Reimbursement

To promote food safety certification for members, the IDDBA has developed the Food Safety Certification Reimbursement Program. This IDDBA program reimburses IDDBA retail members for their cost for food safety certification exams.

Mentor Grant

The IDDBA Mentor Grant offers grants up to $1,000 to employees of member companies who have or are beginning a mentor relationship with emerging professionals in the business.

Professional Development Scholarship

IDDBA's new scholarship offers financial assistance up to $1,000 per year to IDDBA-member employees seeking to develop skills and credentials not within the structure of a degree program, such as individual classes, certifications, and training sessions.

Scholarship for Growing the Future

To support employees of IDDBA-member companies, IDDBA offers academic scholarships. Awards up to $2,000 per semester are available to graduating high school seniors and current or returning college, vocational/technical, and graduate school students.



training.iddba.org The training.iddba.org site is accessible on multiple platforms—smart phones, tablets, desktops, and scales.
Supermarket associates will find quick educational programs. Assessments are done via brief final quizzes. Associates' progress can be tracked and a certificate of recognition is available. The training programs are FREE and available for anyone to use.

Get a FREE customized corporate training site that lets you centralize and monitor your employees' training progress. For information about this exclusive member benefit, contact Eric Richard at erichard@iddba.org or 608-310-5000.

IDDBA Job Guides

IDDBA Job Guides

Develop your staff using IDDBA Job Guides, downloadable, 1 page, 4 color PDF downloads.

They are FREE, easy to use, on-the-job training resources. Timely, practical topics educate staff about products you sell and ways to efficiently work in in-store environments.


Workbook Training Downloads

These courses are designed as workbooks. You can download and take the courses based on the needs of your business.

G.R.E.A.T. Customer Engagement In-store Bakery Product Knowledge Introduction to Food Safety Successful Service Department Management

Prepare to Sell E-Learning

Prepare to Sell™ — Fresh Perishable Foods is an interactive online training series that enables supermarket perishable department associates to increase sales in their departments (and throughout the store) by providing knowledgeable solutions for customers' meal needs. Associates test out new skills in online simulated interactions before taking them to the sales floor.

Prepare to Sell: Fresh Perishable Foods

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