Toronto District School Board

Youth Into Food Processing & Pharmaceutical

In partnership with the Food Processing Human Resources Council (FPHRC), this training and certification program focuses on providing youth with the skills to start a career in the food processing sector by connecting participants to employers, to build skills and meet recruitment needs.

Program participants will access seven weeks of in-class training to obtain valuable sector-specific and FPHRC-approved training certificates, including: Sanitation, HACCP, Quality Assurance, Recall & Internal Audit, Food Safety, Workplace Essentials, and more, plus a certificate of completion.

After completing this program, participants will have the opportunity to seek paid or unpaid work placements, and may also qualify for entry-level employment in several industries, including food processing, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, industrial design, and cosmetics.

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• Resident of Ontario and a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident
• Youth – up to age 29
• Post-secondary graduate
• Unemployed or under-employed

• English language proficiency (speaking and listening)
• Have interest in a career in the food processing sector
• Demonstrate commitment to complete the entire program

Benefits for employers:
• Access to Industry Certified post-secondary graduates seeking a career in the food processing/manufacturing field
• Assurance of Industry Standards by the FPHRC 
• Free recruitment services and pre-screened candidates
• Financial incentives may be available 

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Youth into Food Processing & Pharmaceutical

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