1.1 Course Information


Course title:
Eligibility Determination

Course ID: 

1 hour

Course description:
Income Eligibility Forms (IEFs) are required to determine the free, reduced-price, and paid eligibility categories for CACFP participants. This course reviews IEF requirements, demonstrates determining income eligibility, and discusses annual update requirements.

This course is self-paced, not instructor led.

Access to the Internet and a valid email address.

This course requires no face-to-face classroom instruction. It will be available via the course web site. You will complete the course whenever it is most convenient for you. You may work on the course at any time of the day or night on any day of the week. This course is estimated to take 1 hour or less to complete. The course web site will track the completion of each lesson and assignment. You will be able to exit the course without completing it and pick up where you left off at any time.

Learning objectives:

  • Identify the types of organizations that need completed Income Eligibility Forms for their participants
  • Recognize a complete Income Eligibility Form
  • Use Income Eligibility Forms to determine eligibility for participants
  • Understand Income Eligibility Form recordkeeping and annual update requirements

Means of developing competencies:

  • Online presentations with voice narration and interactivity
  • Online resources available through internet links
  • Quiz

Course completion requirements:
In order to complete this course successfully, you must complete all of the course assignments and pass the quiz.