Transferable Skills


This course is about the skills we use in our daily lives, the skills we take with us in new situations, and the skills we use on the job. We will explore their relationships with each other and how we can apply these skills to finding careers in Food Processing.


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Learning Objectives:

  • Understand
    • Personal and professional transferable skills will be defined, and their importance highlighted.
  • Evaluate
    • Through activities, students will explore various roles and identify skills required for success.
  • Analyze
    • Through self discovery, students will identify their personal and professional transferable skills.
  • Demonstrate
    • Students will demonstrate through activities their understanding of transferable skills.
  • Create
    • Using a personal workbook, students will create and refine three lists of their personal and professional transferable skills.
  • Apply
    • Students will learn how to apply transferable skills and knowledge gained for employment and career progression.

Course Outline & Major Topics

  • This course has 6 chapters to explore:
    • Chapter 1: What are Transferable Skills?
    • Chapter 2: Personal Transferable Skills.
    • Chapter 3: Professional Transferable Skills.
    • Chapter 4: Transferable Skills in action.
    • Chapter 5: Making Transferable Skills work for you.
    • Chapter 6: Transferable Skills – Workbook.

*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.
    • Graduates
    • New Hires
    • New Canadians
    • Front Line Workers
    • Coaches and Mentors