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With a variety of online learning training courses, Autry Tech is dedicated to meeting your needs with flexible training options and your convenience in mind. Several of our online learning training options are self-paced and customizable to suit your specific learning needs.

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Individuals seeking career or personal growth as well as employers investing in the advancement of their workforce.

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Back injuries are one of the most common workplace hazards that retail workers experience. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) estimates that back injuries make up nearly twenty percent of all workplace injuries and costs the nation an estimated twenty to fifty billion dollars a year. Learners who complete this course will demonstrate knowledge of the major causes of workplace back injuries and how to prevent them. Employees will learn about hazards and the three major types of hazard controls. This course provides ergonomic information to help employers comply with OSHA’s General Duty Clause. This course is designed for retail employees to help prevent back injuries.
Working in the retail industry is generally seen as a very safe occupation with a low risk of injury. The truth is, however, that work-related injuries and illnesses are very common among retail workers. In fact, according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health the retail and wholesale industry has the second-highest rate of nonfatal injuries and illnesses of any industry sector. Musculoskeletal disorders, falls, cuts, and injuries from accidents involving vehicles and machinery are all too common in retail and grocery settings, particularly in the back room, stock room, or loading and unloading area. This course is designed to give the learner an overview of the hazards common to stocking duties and working in the backroom area of a retail or wholesale store. The course also provides techniques for safe lifting and safe stacking and moving of loads. This course is designed for all employees working in a retail or grocery environment. Employers may also be interested in the following related courses: Back Injury Prevention in the Retail Industry, Ladder Safety in the Retail Industry, and Backroom Safety for Supermarkets.
Learners who earn this certification will understand merchandising, marketing, store operations, loss prevention and workplace safety. Learners will master math concepts, including determining pricing strategies and calculating profit and discounts. Best practices for planning and advancing one’s career is also covered. This course is perfect for someone interested in advancing a career or a student needing to better understand how a business is run. After completing this online course, you will be able to: •Comprehend the retail ecosystem as well as the concepts of team, inventory, marketing, financials, and competitors •Understand retail operations, such as inventory management, loss prevention, and workplace safety •Know marketing and merchandising strategies, including marketing plans, approaches and technologies, merchandise systems and storage •Know how to calculate profit, understand costs, and how products and pricing affect both •Access resources and tips to explore retail careers, finding your ideal job, grow skills using KPIs, and consider personal career planning and management This class includes an exam at the end. Upon passing, you will receive an industry-backed certification identifying you as a Business of Retail Certified Specialist. This course is part of RISE Up, a training program developed by the NRF Foundation in partnership with the top retailers across the industry in the United States. This curriculum and certification are nationally-recognized in the retail industry.
The RISE Up COVID-19 Retail Operations credential, made possible by American Express, is a 40-minute training that presents best health practices from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and showcases tools to help keep customers and employees safe. Designed to help retailers operate during the pandemic in a safe and productive way and meet state and local requirements for COVID-19 trainings After completing this online course, you will be able to: •Recognize symptoms of COVID-19 and know what to do if exposed •Understand CDC best health practices and tools used in retail to keep customers and employees safe •Understand the importance of personal health practices, including proper mask wearing and hand washing Upon completion, you will receive a certificate from the National Retail Federation Foundation identifying you as a COVID-19 Retail Operations Specialist.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) estimates nearly 2 million workers are involved in a violent incident at work in any given year. These incidents can range anywhere from verbal abuse to life-threatening physical attacks. This course is designed to help employees understand how to identify and respond to the types of violence they might encounter on the job. After successfully completing this course, the learner should know how to identify and properly handle shoplifters, robbers, abusive customers, and other workplace violence risks. This course is designed for all retail and grocery employees and features examples and scenarios unique to the retail environment. This course is presented in English and Spanish.
Fire emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere, in any industry. Fires are one of the most common emergencies to contend with in workplaces, and can be one of the most harmful if not dealt with properly. Fires in retail and grocery settings can be particularly dangerous because customers and guests will be unfamiliar with the facility’s fire safety plan. This online course should give employees the knowledge to safely react and respond to a fire emergency in their workplace. Employees will learn their responsibilities in a fire emergency, how to identify different alarm signals, evacuation routes and procedures, and fire extinguisher use. This course is intended for retail and grocery employees who are required to understand their responsibilities in a fire emergency. This course assists employers in meeting fire safety standards required by OSHA, however there may also be a site-specific training component required that must be fulfilled by an employer.
Ladders are one of the most common and simple tools people use on the job. It’s easy to forget that they can also be extremely dangerous. Each year in the United States, accidents involving ladders cause approximately 300 deaths and 130,000 injuries requiring emergency medical attention. This course should assist learners in recognizing hazards of ladder use, different types of ladders, and inspection requirements. This course is intended for employees in the retail and grocery industry who use ladders at work on a regular basis, and will assist employers in meeting OSHA standards on ladder safety. While this course addresses OSHA training requirements, there may be a site-specific training component required that must be fulfilled by an employer.
Theft and other forms of shrinkage are a major problem for the retail industry, costing American businesses over $30 billion every year. Loss prevention is an important aspect of working in a retail or grocery setting, so it is important for employees to understand the goals of loss prevention and their role in the store’s loss prevention program. When this course is complete, the learner should be able to recognize common types of internal and external theft and appropriate responses. This course is designed for retail and grocery employees and features scenarios and examples relevant to the retail industry. This course is presented in English and Spanish.
Ergonomics is the science of designing and arranging things so that people can use them easily and safely. Poorly-arranged work areas where people have to bend or overextend limbs and body parts can result in musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), which affect 1.8 million U.S. workers every year. Employees that take this course will learn how to identify ergonomic risk factors, potential injuries, and methods to minimize or eliminate ergonomic hazards. This course is geared specifically towards retail and grocery employees and is designed to help them identify and improve ergonomic conditions in their workplaces. This course assists employers with compliance with OSHA’s General Duty Clause. Ergonomics is the science of designing and arranging things so that people can use them easily and safely. Poorly-arranged work areas where people have to bend or overextend limbs and body parts can result in musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), which affect 1.8 million U.S. workers every year. Employees that take this course will learn how to identify ergonomic risk factors, potential injuries, and methods to minimize or eliminate ergonomic hazards. This course is geared specifically towards retail and grocery employees and is designed to help them identify and improve ergonomic conditions in their workplaces. This course assists employers with compliance with OSHA’s General Duty Clause.
Learners who earn this certificate will develop basic customer service skills, math skills to conduct sales transactions and an understanding of the retail industry, its impact on the economy and the diverse jobs available. Best practices for interviewing and exploring career paths are also covered. This course is perfect for someone looking for a first job and/or developing workplace readiness skills. After completing this online course, you will be able to: •Define industry terms and recognize the retail cycle •Identify the economic impact of retail •Define and understand customer service and sales skills •Understand various technology tools used in retail •Learn industry career paths This class includes an exam at the end. Upon passing, you will receive a certificate from the National Retail Federation Foundation identifying you as a Retail Industry Fundamentals Specialist. RISE Up, a training program developed by the NRF Foundation in partnership with the top retailers across the industry in the United States. This curriculum and certification are nationally-recognized in the retail industry.
The retail and wholesale industry experiences around 800,000 serious injuries each year. That’s roughly 20% of all serious workplace injuries in the U.S. Fortunately, most of these injuries are preventable with proper safe work practices. This course is designed to introduce new retail workers to common hazards in the retail industry and their controls, as well as general strategies for emergency preparation and response.
Housekeeping is an important part of working in a retail environment. A cluttered, dirty store can have a negative impact on customer impressions of a store as well as employee morale. Injuries are also more common in stores that aren’t properly cleaned maintained. Having a neat and well-maintained store is important to keeping customers and employees safe. Workers who successfully complete this course should be able to identify ergonomic hazards, slip, trip and fall hazards and chemical hazards that are common in the retail industry. This course is specifically designed for workers in the retail industry and contains examples and scenarios relevant to the retail environment. This course is presented in English and Spanish.
Slips, trips and falls are a major source of injury in U.S. workplaces. According to the Department of Labor, slips, trips and falls are the most common type of accident in the workplace and are responsible for around 25% of all reported injuries. These injuries aren’t always minor either; slips, trips and falls are the second leading cause of accidental death in the workplace. This course will teach employees about slip, trip and fall hazards and what they can do to minimize or eliminate those hazards. Employees will learn to identify general OSHA safety requirements, guarding for floor and wall openings, issues with stairways, ladder, scaffolds, loading docks and how personal behavior affects safety. This course is specifically designed for workers in the retail industry and contains examples and scenarios relevant to the retail environment. This course is intended to assist the employer in meeting the requirements of OSHA’s standards for walking and working surfaces.
Let’s face it. People produce a lot of trash. Retail operations use and throw away thousands of tons of material every day. In addition to the environmental impact of all that trash, some waste products can be hazardous and have to be handled properly in order to avoid harming sanitation workers or polluting the environment. Equipment such as trash compactors and cardboard balers can also pose hazards to workers. This course is designed for retail and grocery employees who will be responsible for collecting, sorting, or disposing of trash and recycling, and features examples and scenarios tailored to the retail industry. During the course, employees will get an overview of the different types of municipal solid waste typically generated by retail and grocery operations, and the laws regarding collection and disposal of those wastes. The course will also discuss appropriate safety procedures for processing and handling waste. This course focuses on typical retail waste streams. Employers who generate hazardous wastes may also be interested in our Hazardous Waste Awareness course.

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