Online courses and benefits designed for New Canadians and international learners. 


Train for a successful career in the Canadian food and beverage manufacturing industry.

When you register for the Food Safety Readiness Program your journey in skills training and Canadian career development begins. 

Food Processing Skills Canada is the Canadian food and beverage manufacturing industry’s skills training and workforce development non-profit, national organization. We are experts in preparing jobseekers and employers to connect by delivering proven training and matching skill sets. Our employer partners are located across Canada and they are looking for trained individuals to start exciting job and career opportunities. 

We have designed a 22 online course program curriculum that delivers the right training to start a career in Canada. Our focus is on Canadian cultural norms, employability, and the day-to-day workplace environment, in addition to food safety practices, rules and regulations.

The training is self-paced and takes approximately 54 hours. On completion, participants will receive 12 Canadian-recognized certificates and formal transcripts for sharing with employers and adding to your resume.

Program participants will learn the following:

22 online training courses valued at over $10,000!

Level 1:

Introduction Skills

Level 1:
Introduction Skills

Employer & Employee Expectations
Workplace Essentials:
Oral Communications
Canadian Workplace Culture
Introduction to Good Manufacturing Practices
Digital Technology
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Level 2:

Foundational Skills

Level 2:
Foundational Skills

Workplace Essentials:
Thinking Skills
Food Spoilage & Food Safety
Food Safety Culture and You
Workplace and Industrial Safety
Working With Others
Workplace Essentials: Document Use
Sanitation Level 1
Basic SOP and SSOP
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Level 3:

Technical Skills

Level 3:
Technical Skills

Food Safety Culture for Supervisors and Managers
Overview of Food Safety Management
Systems and Certification Schemes
Fundamentals of Quality Assurance in the Food Processing Industry
HACCP Essentials Part A
Food Fraud and Authenticity
Managing Recall in a Wired World
Introduction to Internal Audit
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After completing the program, graduates will continue to receive the following benefits:

Your Career Success is C.A.S.T.

Benefit from professional job coaching for continued success!

The Food Safety Readiness Program uses the C.A.S.T method to assist in creating your personal vision of your career pathway, in addition to providing strategies for overcoming personal barriers and challenges to job success in the Canadian food  and beverage manufacturing industry.









What can you expect from C.A.S.T.


You will participate in a webinar introducing the program followed by review of your current resume.

Assessment of Skills

We will start with a telephone interview to assess yours skills and work through the job market opportunities or specific job availability in your area. 

Practice Interview and Job Searching Skills

We will assist graduates in searching for jobs, editing their resume, and preparing to complete job applications and conduct job interviews with practice simulations.  

Are you ready to start your career in the food and beverage manufacturing industry?