As a Plant Administrator, you will oversee your facility within the portal and able to enroll students into educational programs. A Plant Administrator can utilize the portal enroll employees into the educational programs, track participation, view certificates and badges earned, view and download reports, engage with employees through the academy portal, receive notifications, and more. You cannot self-register for this course; only American Bakers Education Staff members enroll Plant Administrators. This How-to Guide will instruct Plant Administrators with information to use the Academy portal's many functions such as enrolling their employees, reporting features, and more.

The Plant Administrator should be one or two-person(s) located at the facility. This person is typically a training manager, human resources representative, plant manager, or similar facility personnel.

Role and responsibilities within the portal are:
•Enroll students and follow their progress in both the beginner and specialized courses. The advanced courses require users to register and pre-pay before enrolling.
•Notify students of their enrollment and provide them with their login information. The system does provide notification for students, but this is directed to spam more often than not. We provide a template to use with a how-to to email enrollments.
•View the students’ progress within their plant and track their progress; (course enrolled in, start date, complete date, exams complete, and graduates).
•Monitor students’ progress and encourage them to complete the course within the enrollment time frame.
•Pay the monthly invoices.

How to get started as a Plant Administrator:

  • A bakery or facility can fill out the enrollment form to be able to use the academy portal to enroll as many employees as you wish, at any time. This will allow access to all the educational programs, enable you to track employee participation, view graduate certificates and badges earned, download reports, engage with employees through the academy portal, receive notifications, and more.
Course Type: Test
Course Duration in Hours: Plant Admin How To Guide
Skill Level: Advanced