Food Processing Skills Canada

CareersNOW! offers FREE Job Ready skills training through our partner, Food Processing Skills Canada. The training includes 14 modules that can be taken one at a time, or all together.

“If you are looking to advance in a career, THIS is the program that you would like to take! The skills that you obtain are recognized by the employers in the food processing industry.”

– Jennefer Griffith, Executive Director
Food Processing Skills Canada

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 14 FREE Job Ready skills training offered by our partners at Food Processing Skills Canada.

Get started by reviewing the courses below, or by signing up for your CareersNOW! Jobseeker account.

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Module 1

I Am Food: Introduction to the Food & Beverage Manufacturing Industry

5 Hours

I AM FOOD introduces participants to the Canadian food and beverage processing industry and its greatest strength — the people who work in it.

Module 2

Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)

2 Hours

This course teaches the knowledge and skills necessary to understand how GMPs support the safe manufacturing of food and beverages and how to successfully implement GMPs in the workplace.

Module 3

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.

Module 4

Food Safety Culture and You

2 Hours

Learn the importance of following food safety procedures and practices to ensure consumers are protected and government regulations are met.

Module 5

Workplace Essentials: Oral Communications

2 Hours

This course provides guidance on oral and general communication, active listening and feedback, and fostering a positive work environment through team work.

Module 6

Workplace Essentials: Thinking Skills

2 Hours

This course provides guidance on decision-making, critical thinking, resolving conflict, and facilitating change for a positive workplace culture.

Module 7

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.

Module 8

Allergens: Level One

2 Hours

This course teaches the requirements to managing food spoilage and food safety by describing how problems occur and how to prevent them.

“The curriculum touches on every important aspect of the jobs you will get in the food industry, ranging from good manufacturing practices, sanitation, food safety and workplace culture. The curriculum is so well thought out and well designed, and I am just so glad that I did the training!”

– Anupriya, MEng in Biological Engineering from the University of Guelph and CareersNOW! Job Ready skills training graduate

Module 9

Sanitation: Level One

2 Hours

This course teaches the basic requirements for cleaning and sanitation in a facility with direction on how to use, handle, prepare and store chemicals, and comply with regulations.

Module 10

Workplace and Industrial Safety

2 Hours

This course reviews the responsibilities of employers and employees in identifying hazards, mitigating impacts and complying with regulations for workplace and industrial safety.

Module 11

Lock Out & Tag Out

1 Hour

Worker safety is paramount in any food and beverage manufacturing facility and requires training with industrial scale processes, automated equipment and potential hazards to ensure a safe workplace.

Module 12

Introduction to SOPS and SSOPS

2 Hours

This course reviews the concept of standard operating procedures and sanitation standard operating procedures and the importance to a safe and regulatory compliant business.

Module 13

Canadian Workplace Cultures

2 Hours

Learn basic Canadian facts, understand appropriate etiquette, and identify the qualities employers expect in the workplace.

Module 14

Workplace Essentials: 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 such as resolving a production issue or meeting a rush order.

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 14 FREE Job Ready skills training offered by our partners at Food Processing Skills Canada.

Get started by signing up for your CareersNOW! Jobseeker account.

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“We are offering proven skills training to jobseekers and new hires so that they are job ready and primed for success.”

– Chris Conway, CEO
Food and Beverage Ontario