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I AM FOOD: Introduction to the Canadian Food and Beverage Manufacturing Industry

$199.00

There are many potential employment and career opportunities in the Canadian food and beverage processing industry. To understand the scope of the industry, this presentation will provide information on the importance of the food and beverage manufacturing industry in Canada and the Canadian workforce and labour market. Participants will learn the importance Canadians and the Canadian government place on food safety and its high international ranking and their role in maintaining this high standard. National occupational standards along with education and training opportunities and providers are highlighted. I AM FOOD is an excellent introduction or onboarding tool reflecting the national importance of the Canadian food and beverage manufacturing industry

This course provides an introduction to the importance of Canadian food and beverage manufacturing industry, its size, opportunities, diverse demographics and work environment today.

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There are many potential employment and career opportunities in the Canadian food and beverage processing industry. To understand the scope of the industry, this presentation will provide information on the importance of the food and beverage manufacturing industry in Canada and the Canadian workforce and labour market. Participants will learn the importance Canadians and the Canadian government place on food safety and its high international ranking and their role in maintaining this high standard. National occupational standards along with education and training opportunities and providers are highlighted. I AM FOOD is an excellent introduction or onboarding tool reflecting the national importance of the Canadian food and beverage manufacturing industry

This course provides an introduction to the importance of Canadian food and beverage manufacturing industry, its size, opportunities, diverse demographics and work environment today.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this course, the participants will better understand:

  • the diverse nature of the Canadian food and beverage processing industry
  • the economic importance of the industry in Canada
  • how the industry is divided into sub-sectors
  • who is responsible for food safety
  • what is the current labour market situation in Canada
  • how companies advertise for jobs

Course Outline & Major Topics

  • Working in Canada
    • Canadian Labour Market
    • What Does Canada Produce?
    • Agri – Food System
    • What Are Food Sectors?
    • What Is Food Processing?
    • Industry Employment
  • Sector Highlights
    • Food Processing Facilities
    • Job Vacancy Rates What Is in a Number?
    • Urban vs. Rural
    • We Make Your Life Better
    • 1 in 8 Jobs in Canada Is in Food
    • Industry Labour Facts
  • Future Employment Needs
    • Let’s Take a Look at Where the Jobs Are…
    • Remember These Sectors?
    • How Do I Get From Here to There?
    • Employer Concerns
    • Safety First
  • We Feed Canada!
    • Traceability
    • Foodborne Illness in Canada
    • Food Safety: A Shared Responsibility
    • Introduction to Food Safety Legislation
    • Canadian Food Law
    • Food Safety: A Shared Responsibility
  • Education & Training
    • Types of Training
    • Educational Programs
    • Benefits of a Canadian Education
    • Importance of Upskilling

*Receive a nationally recognized certificate for participation in this course

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is applicable to anyone interested in or starting a job or career in  food and beverage manufacturing.

  • Owners
  • Supervisors
  • Production Personnel
  • Sanitation Team
  • Plant Manager

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