Skip to the main content.

Food Truck Entrepreneurship

Fuel Your Food Truck Dream by Taking Our Program

100% Online | 8 Weeks


Enroll Now


8 Weeks


Fully online, take this course from anywhere



Start Date

The flexibility to enroll anytime that is convenient for you

Food Truck Hexagon Images


Fuel Your Food Truck Dream by Taking Our Program

The food segment held the largest revenue share of more than 75.8% in 2021. Fast food consumption has increased significantly in the U.S. owing to low cost, convenience, and a variety of menus & flavors offered. Barbecue, hamburgers, sandwiches, tacos, hot dogs, meatless protein, vegan meat blends and plant-based food products are some of the popular items consumed.

Food truck operators are increasingly adopting vans and buses owing to their easy mobility and lower operational costs, which is significantly contributing to the segment growth. A rise in demand for a unique consumer experience along with the online delivery segment is the major factor driving growth of this segment.

Upon completion of a Food Truck Entrepreneurship 2.0 micro-credential program, learners will be eligible to apply for licenses and permits required for an owner of a food truck. Learners can also take the exam and obtain a ServSafe Manager certificate, and Food Handler Certificate, as most states require at least one person per shift to have a ServSafe Manager Certificate. Further, in most states, all employees must have a Food Handler Certificate.


Course Overview:

Starting a new food truck is challenging, and the planning process takes time. As with anything worthwhile, there is a lot more that goes into owning and running a food truck. Therefore, it’s vital to realize the challenges involved beforehand. This credential has a focused curriculum with an aim to enhance the skills and knowledge needed to be employed on a food truck or to own and successfully operate a food truck. The skills and knowledge gained through this credential are highly relevant and in demand in the job market. By the end of this certification, learners should be ready to develop a business plan to create a menu, correctly price products, buy a food truck, obtain needed permits, follow local regulations, efficiently run a business, and market a food truck business to maximize profits.

The Curriculum Details Very Broadly Covered

Module 1 - Industry Overview

Module 2 - Market Research, Branding, and Marketing

Module 3 - Business and Financial Plan Lite

Module 4 - Menu Design

Module 5 - Purchasing and Inventory

Module 6 - Human Resources Plan

Module 7 - Local Regulations

Module 8 - Working with Organizers

The Food Truck Entrepreneur credential will prepare learners for job titles including Food truck owner, Food truck manager, Food truck supervisor, and Food truck team member.

Food truck manager: $37,000

For employees assisting on a food truck: The minimum wage varies from state to state and ranges from $7.25 to $15.

This credential will equip learners with the following skills and work competencies:

  • Business planning
  • Project management
  • Menu design
  • Menu planning
  • Inventory control
  • Food safety
  • Marketing
  • Networking
  • Customer service
Get Started

On-Demand Credential


For entire credential

Enroll now to take the steps to advance your skills and career.

Full access to the course

Complete credential in hours

Complete from anywhere

Certificate of completion


Still Have Questions?

Interested in Learning More?

Take the first step towards advancing your knowledge and skills. Complete the inquiry form now and let us guide you towards the perfect course for your educational goals.

Learn more