Wheel Explore what we do. Your place for skills development and training. Let's Go STAC A new, FULLY-FUNDED, online, upskilling program for PEI, NS, NB & NL. Competency-based, online training for New Hires & Seasonal Workers, Frontline Workers and Supervisors. Learn More LRF Learning & Recognition Framework Where skills development & training begin. Learn More Training for Success A funded program helping employers build a learning culture at no cost. Learn More Affordable Training Emotional Intelligence Front Line Workers Train the Trainer Refresher Soft Skills Food Safety Human Resources Supervisory Management On-Boarding & New Hires Affordable Training Created for industry by industry. Find Courses MEMBERSHIP Whether you are looking to train, be involved or make a change our membership has you covered. Upgrade Today PLUS Premium membership offers unlimited access. TRAINING | Food Processors Institute
RESOURCES| Food Skills Library
REPORTS | Labour Market Information
EVENTS | FPSC & Government Events
Join Us in Developing the Canadian Certified Fish and Seafood: Crustacean Certification If you have the following, we kindly ask for your participation.
• 3+ years of lobster, crab or shrimp line processing experience.
• A job title that may include: Lead Hand, Supervisor or Production Worker.
• Possess basic technological skills.
To get involved, read our recruitment deck and please contact Tracy Biernacki-Dusza Sr. Project Manager, Professionalizing the Food and Beverage Industry. Food Processing Skills Canada is recruiting individuals in the development of the Canadian Certified Fish and Seafood: Crustacean Certification.
Join us for Food Processing Skills Canada’s interactive webinar At the Crossroad to Greatness - Latest Insights & Research about Canada's Food and Beverage Processing Industry.

LRF Student Work Placement Program (SWPP) Up to $7,500 in Funding! Hire a Post Secondary Student! Connecting skilled and motivated students with employers offering career growth. Learn More

Food Processing Skills Canada

Your leader in skills development.

A remarkable 1 in 8 Canadians are employed in the Canadian food and beverage manufacturing industry. When you think of businesses in this industry that are located across the country, think of the dedicated and skilled individuals that make certain food is produced with the highest safety and quality. It is easy to understand why Canada’s food and beverage sector is a leader around the globe.

Key Insights & Labour Market Research About Canada’s Food and Beverage Industry

At Food Processing Skills Canada, it is our job to support people with the best skills development and training. We focus on businesses by providing labour market analysis, funding support, e-learning and certification. And with our Learning & Recognition Framework – the first of its kind in Canada – curriculum, courses and accreditation will become aligned.

Join us in professionalizing an extraordinary industry.

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Slide TOUR OUR SERVICES Our National Accreditation Program recognizes and licenses educational curriculum based on industry need and alignment to National Occupational Standards. LEARN MORE Pink SKILLS & COMPETENCIES Our one-stop shop for skills development, information and tools. LEARN MORE Purple E-LEARNING & TRAINING DELIVERY Learning resources available online, offsite or in facility. LEARN MORE Orange CERTIFICATION OF WORKER SKILLS Certifications that recognize the skills of your workers. LEARN MORE yellow ACCREDITATION Recognizing educational curriculum in alignment with National Occupational Standards. LEARN MORE Green LEADING EDGE PROGRAMS Latest programs and funding to build your business. LEARN MORE teal SKILLED WORKFORCE STRATEGIES Building a highly skilled, committed and informed industry. LEARN MORE Blue IMMIGRATION, INDIGENOUS & INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS Delivering programs that work for people and companies. LEARN MORE Red INDUSTRY SUPPORTS We are your solution to training, human resources and skills development. LEARN MORE


LMI Report 2021

Cost of vacant jobs in Canada’s food and beverage manufacturing sector limiting economic recovery and business growth, especially for small to medium-sized businesses

Federal Budget 2021 & Skills Training

The federal budget, released on April 19th, has a strong focus on creating jobs and growth in Canada’s workforce with investments in skills, training and skilled trades. A summary of highlights follow.

From traditional training to virtual 360° learning in the food and beverage manufacturing industry

Attracting and training people for essential jobs with virtual reality learning and career exploration labs.

Modernizing the Workplace with National Occupational Standards

In recent years, employers have needed to adapt at an expeditious pace to incorporate advanced technology, acclimate to global issues, and accommodate changing consumer buying habits.

National Occupational Standard for Fish & Seafood Primary Processor Complete, Crustaceans Certification in Development

Thank you to Canada’s fish and seafood industry for partnering with FPSC’s Professionalizing the Food and Beverage Industry team led by Tracy Biernacki-Dusza.


Welcome to Canada's top loyalty program for the food & beverage manufacturing industry.

Membership Plus : Free


Price: $199

Members: $159

Gain an understanding of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) and the importance of having a food safety program. This introductory program outlines how every person working at that facility can have either a positive or a negative impact on food safety.
24/7 access on any
Nationally Recognized
Certificate of Completion

Membership Plus : Free

Food Safety and Meat Processing 101

Price: $275

Members: $220

Food Safety & Meat Processing 101 is an interactive, online course that focuses on Industry Legislation & Regulation, Workplace Policies & Procedures, Food Processing Equipment, Workplace Health & Safety, Meat Types and Cuts 101, Knife Sharpening, Food Safety, Cleaning and sanitation including waste, Product Quality, Food Traceability and Communication & Leadership Skills.
24/7 access on any
Nationally Recognized
Certificate of Completion

Membership Plus : Free

Onboarding Stronger Employees

Price: $199

Members: Free

Start your employees off on the right foot by adding I AM FOOD to your current onboarding practices. During this interactive online training program, individuals from all backgrounds and skillsets will build an appreciation for the largest manufacturing industry in Canada, and their role within it.
24/7 access on any
Nationally Recognized
Certificate of Completion
Courseware available
Working with industry, for industry.


Participants Engaged in FPSC Initiatives


Impactful Meetings With Government, Associations, Educators, and International Partners


Labour Market Industry Reports


Industry Led Committees & Working Groups

”The skill of your workforce matters. Let us help your employees be their best.“


We provide businesses with the tools they need to create an innovation culture.


We know a competitive business is a prosperous one and the right people play a lead role.


We are the leaders in training and skills development.


We understand that collaboration and partnership is the pathway to growth.


We provide the latest labour data and trends to stay ahead of skills requirements.


We make certain our tools and resources are accessible, relevant and affordable for businesses.