Arbor Foundations: Meals Setup and Management

Aimed at School Administrators and Office Managers, this course will teach you how to setup and manage your Meals offering in Arbor.

Delivered in the Arbor Foundations style, you will learn alongside other schools online as well as having access to resources via the Arbor Training Hub.

Session Title Description/Content Approx Duration Recommended Attendees
Meals Setup Setting up a new school meal, creating provisions, setting prices, adding a meal sitting, adding meal sitting attendees, setting student meal patterns, meal choices & dietary requirements, setting account balances 45 mins Office Manager, School Administrator, Business Manager
Meals Management 

Daily Summary & totals, dietary requirement report, adding ad hoc student/staff meals, viewing and printing meal registers, managing meal balances, meals reporting,  managing changes to student/staff meals, dietary requirements & individual payment queries

30 mins Office Manager, School Administrator, Business Manager
Meals Q&A 15 mins Office Manager, School Administrator, Business Manager   
How to Book

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All purchased training will be available to access via the Arbor Training Hub.

Please read this guide on how to login and access training via the Hub. For this service please follow the Onboarding Training guidance and search for Meals Setup and Management.

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Additional Information

Permissions required for this training:

To be able to complete the actions demonstrated in the training you will need the following permissions:

  • Meals: Administer All Students - Set up and manage meals for students
  • Finance: Administer - Set meal prices

Check you have these permissions by going to your profile and clicking Roles and Permissions > Permissions. For how to assign permissions, click here.

Useful guides related to this training:

Setting Up Meals - A step by step guide
Meals FAQs
Reporting on Meals

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