Food Skills Library

Your resource for the latest skills, competencies, National Occupational Standards and human resource materials.

Food Skills Library

The Food Skills Library is Canada’s largest and most comprehensive workforce resource for the food and beverage manufacturing industry. Within the library find an incredible wealth of information for human resource professionals and food and beverage companies on job positions in various employment categories of the industry.

Employers, are you interested in learning more about how the Food Skills Library can benefit you? Download this info booklet.
For educators we have created a similar guide on how to use the Food Skills Library. Please follow this link to learn more.
Food quality control expert inspecting at meat specimen in the laboratory

Food Safety

Tashkent Uzbekistan - June 7 2016: the manufacturing plant and bottling water in plastic bottles. Water bottles on conveyor belt


Female butchers discussing over clipboard at meat factory


Determined Asian worker writing observations about the manufacturing process indoors

Facility Maintenance

Portrait of young female scientist smiling cheerfully and looking at camera while posing in modern laboratory with arms crossed, copy space

Research & Development

Enjoying her new digital tablet. Beautiful young cheerful businesswoman holding digital tablet and looking at it with smile while standing against grey background


Casual young businesswoman making a presentation on white board and explaining to coworkers during meeting in conference room.


Team of creative professionals working together in office. Group of young man and woman working on new business project in office.

Human Resources

Closeup of unrecognizable worker using digital tablet to manage production at modern factory, copy space


We think you will be impressed with what you will find in the Food Skills Library.

National Occupational Standards for jobs with standards set by industry.
Detailed information on competencies by job functions and occupations.
Skills Manuals for specific food production competencies.
Essential Skills Manuals defining foundational skills required for specific occupations.
Canadian Language Benchmarks detailing the level of English language proficiency required for occupations.
Canadian Certified HACCP Designation preparation and exam.
Job descriptions & assessments.
Detailed career ladders and industry reports and guides on a range of topics from innovation to becoming an industrial meat cutter.
Courses on preventative control plans, traceability, food safety, GMPs, workplace ethics and etiquette, workplace diversity, marketing & branding, managing recalls and many more.

Learn more about the National Occupation Standards

Interested in exploring the Food Skills Library? Contact us to receive a complimentary login registration.