Training for entry-level jobs in Ontario’s fastest growing industry

This free program provides training to participants looking for a job in the food processing sector. The in-class components are designed with direct participation of the food processing employers in both delivery and program design to offer relevant skills employers are seeking.

Elevate is a ten-week program which incorporates 8 weeks in class on the requirements within the food manufacturing industry such as: Food Safety Standards, GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practices), HACCP,  Workplace Safety, Workplace Essential Skills, Sanitation, Communication, Problem Solving skills as well as two weeks  work experience through a paid job placement. Participants will also get certified in WHMIS and food handling.


Program Details 

  • Active Learning component in the classroom
  • Job Development Support 
  • Job-coaching 
  • Site visits 



Motivated and ready to work

Ontario Works recipient

Ability to lift up to 50Ibs

No work experience required


Information Sessions

May 14, 1:00 – 2:30 May 16, 10:00 – 11:30 May 22, 1:00 – 2:30

May 15, 1:00 – 2:30 May 17, 10:00 – 11:30 May 23, 10:00 – 11:30

Please note that space is limited, call 416-239-7309 to register today.

Program Start Date: June 4, 2018
Hours: Monday – Thursday, 1:00 – 7:00 pm
Location: Suite 300, 5353 Dundas Street West

Funded by Employment and Social Development Canada under the Adult Learning, Literacy and Essential Skills Program. Elevate is training people who currently receive income support with skills relevant to in-demand occupations in the food processing industry.