Job Ready Skills Training

CareersNOW! offers FREE Job Ready skills training through our partner, Food Processing Skills Canada. The training includes 15 modules, including several in Tagalog, Spanish and Russian, that can be taken one at a time, or all together.

FREE CareersNOW! Job Ready Skills Training

Ontario’s food and beverage processing companies are hiring in your region!

Be prepared by taking any number of the 15 FREE Job Ready skills training offered by our partners at Food Processing Skills Canada.

New courses also available in multiple languages! Get started by creating your Job Ready Skills Training account today.

Be prepared by taking any number of the 15 FREE Job Ready skills training modules offered by our partners at Food Processing Skills Canada.

Food Safety Culture and You
2 Hours
Learn important food safety procedures and practices, ensuring consumer protection and that regulations are met.
Transferrable Skills
3 Hours
This course is about the skills used in daily life and on the job, and how individuals can successfully transfer these valuable personal and professional skills to a new career in food and beverage processing.
Canadian Workplace Cultures
2 Hours
Learn basic Canadian facts, understand appropriate etiquette, and identify the qualities employers expect in the workplace.
I AM FOOD: Introduction to the Industry
3 Hours
This course provides an introduction to the importance of Canadian food and beverage manufacturing industry, its size, opportunities, diverse demographics and work environment today.
Oral Communication*
This course provides guidelines for oral and general communication, active listening, providing feedback, fostering teamwork, and promoting a positive work environment. Skills that are closely linked to productivity, adaptability and innovation.
Employer Employee Expectations​
2 Hours
Canadian workplace culture requires individuals to be competent in speaking and listening; be respectful of cultural differences; dress appropriately for the work environment; and, work effectively with others.
Introduction to Emotional Intelligence
2 Hours
Learn about the value of emotional intelligence to your personal and professional life with skills that help an individual understand themselves better and be more effective in their day to day activities.
Thinking Skills
2 Hours
Learn about decision-making, critical thinking, resolving conflict, and facilitating change for a positive workplace culture.
Working with Others
2 Hours
Learn the essential skills needed to work with a partner or a team in the workplace to successfully complete tasks.
Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)*
2 Hours
This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to understand how GMPs support the safe manufacturing of food and how to implement GMPs.
Sanitation Level 1*
3 Hours
This course provides individuals with basic sanitation and cleaning knowledge. You will learn how to handle, prepare and store chemicals, and cleaning and sanitizing. Learning regulations and policies is an important aspect of this course.
Industrial Workplace Safety*
4 Hours
This course reviews regulatory responsibilities and the proactive strategies used to identify hazards and mitigate impact. Canadian federal and provincial regulatory requirements is an important aspect of this course.
Lock Out Tag Out*
This course provides guidelines for Lock Out-Tag Out (LOTO) — a procedure used in industry workplace and research settings to ensure that potentially dangerous machines are properly shut off and not able to be started again without completion of maintenance or servicing.
Allergens Level 1*
3 Hours
This course covers the priority list of allergens in Canada as well as sulphites and gluten sources. You will be able to identify the sources and describe the best practices and regulations to prevent allergens related food safety incidents.
Basics of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOPs)*
3 Hours
This course explains the importance of standard operating procedures and sanitation standard operating procedures in the workplace. You will learn how to develop and implement these types of procedures within your role.

Two downloadable PDFs, 
a workbook and a curriculum sheet.