RVCC is offering free literacy and English language skills to help individuals prepare for employment in the in-demand food service industry. The Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education Program will provide free adult literacy and English language education for non-English speakers. Classes will focus on such skills as listening, speaking and writing.
Non-English speaking adults can learn the skills needed to work in the food service industry and obtain a valuable and required industry credential.
A majority of the entry-level restaurant or food service jobs require a ServSafe® Food Handler or an OSHA 10 card. The ServSafe® program, developed by the National Restaurant Association with the help of foodservice industry experts, prepares individuals to safely work in the hospitality and retail industry. The OSHA 10 certificate-training program provides 10 hours of training in the areas of appreciation, prevention, avoidance, and reduction of health hazards and safety in the workplace. After completing the literacy program, participants will be eligible to receive either the ServSafe® Food Handler or OSHA 10 certification.
Classes will be held online and on campus at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg. Class start in fall 2021.
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For additional information about the free training for adults, including class dates and registration, text or call Aubrey Flanagan at 908-300-6283, or click here.
The literacy program is funded by a Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act federal grant that provides assistance to adults in gaining the necessary literacy and English skills to participate in workforce training programs and employment.
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