I AM SEAFOOD: Introduction to the Canadian SEAFOOD Industry

$199.00

As one of the oldest food processing industries in Canada, we will explore the many potential employment and career opportunities in the Canadian fish and seafood industry.

Participants will learn the importance of Seafood to Canadians as well as the importance the government places on fish and seafood safety. These measures help ensure Canada’s high international ranking and determine your role in maintaining this high standard.

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As one of the oldest food processing industries in Canada, we will explore the many potential employment and career opportunities in the Canadian fish and seafood industry.

Participants will learn the importance of Seafood to Canadians as well as the importance the government places on fish and seafood safety. These measures help ensure Canada’s high international ranking and determine your role in maintaining this high standard.

Learning Objectives:

To understand the diverse opportunities within Canadian fish & seafood industry, this course will provide information on:

  • Where it began – a brief history of fish and seafood in Canada.
  • Made in Canada. A spotlight on key products and provinces.
  • Our Canadian workforce.
  • An ocean of opportunities – employment & careers in seafood!
  • Food Safety and YOU.
  • Future Skills- education and training today for the skills you need tomorrow.

Course Outline & Major Topics

  • Module I: Introduction to I AM SEAFOOD
    • What you will Learn
    • The Strength of the Industry
  • Module II: Industry Overview
    • Facts about Canadian Seafood
    • A History of Seafood
    • Global Seafood Outlook
    • Demand for Seafood
    • Seafood Exports
    • Leading Reasons for Eating Seafood in Canada
    • Future of Seafood
  • Module III: MADE IN CANADA SPOTLIGHT on KEY PRODUCTS & PROVINCES
    • Overview of Provincial Industries
    • Overview of classes of seafood in each region
  • Module IV: GROWING OUR CANADIAN WORKFORCE OCEANS of OPPORTUNITY
    • Canadian Labour Market
    • How Food Systems Work
    • Seafood System
    • Inputs and Technology
    • How Many Jobs Does It Take to Bring Seafood to Your Table?
    • Jobs in Fish & Seafood Manufacturing
  • MODULE V: Working in Canada – Skills for Success
    • Working in Canada – Skills for Success
    • Working in Canada. The Canadian Fish & Seafood Industry
    • PERSONAL Transferable Skills in demand
    • PROFESSIONAL Transferable skills in demand
    • Food Safety: A Shared Responsibility – Government
    • Federal Departments
    • Food Safety: A Shared Responsibility – Business
    • Food Safety: A Shared Responsibility – Employees
  • MODULE V1: Future Skills
    • Future Skills
    • Social Emotional Learning
    • EQ vs IQ
    • What are Employers Looking For?
    • Who Do Employers Really Want?
    • Training vs Education
    • Continuous Learning
    • Importance of Reskilling and 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 the Canadian Seafood Industry, or for companies looking to reinforce workforce pride and commitment in this field.

  • Owners
  • Supervisors
  • Production Personnel
  • New Hires
  • Front Line Workers
  • New Canadians

*Become a member to receive 20% off