Entry Level Labour Skills Development Program

The Entry Level Labour Skills Certification: Manufacturing is a skills development and certification program that brings unemployed persons into the manufacturing industry with thirty (30)certifications (option A) or thirty-four (34)(option B) certifications so they can begin work immediately. This is a 3-week (120 hour) program designed to place unemployed persons in manufacturing in entry level positions.

The combination of training, skills development and industry recognized certification in this program gives persons entry level positions that produces measurable outcomes, departmental results and sustained employment the workers in the industry.

Entry Level Labour Skills Development Program

Course 1- Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) (40 hours)

Course 2 (Option A)- Occupational First Aid – Level 2 (40 hours)

Course 2 (Option B) First Aid and Physical and Facility Hazard Reduction(40 hours)

Course 3- Safety Certifications (40 hours)


Entry Level Labour Skills Development Program: Overview

3 Courses – 120 hours – 15 days training

Three Week Program Cost: 2,000 per week


  1. Effective Hand Washing
  2. Personal Protective Equipment
  3. Emergency Preparedness
  4. Ergonomics
  5. Hearing Protection
  6. Heat Exhaustion
  7. Preventing Food Contamination
  8. Bloodborne Pathogens
  9. Preventing Food-borne Illness
  10. Cleaning and Sanitizing Procedures for Food Manufacturers
  11. Waste Management Procedures and Proper Disposal
  12. Effective Pest Control Practices
  13. Introduction to Food Allergens
  14. Proper Handling of Food Allergens
  15. Workplace Harassment and Discrimination
  16. Appropriate Behavior in the Workplace
  17. Diversity
  18. Sexual Harassment
  19. Environmental Sustainability Awareness
  20. Machine Guarding
  21. Lift Truck Safety Awareness
  22. Lock Out / Tag Out Procedures
  23. Fire Prevention and Protection
  24. Machine Safety Overview
  25. WHIMIS
  26. Occupational First Aid Level 2
  27. Hazard identification and Control
  28. Confined Space
  29. Counterbalanced Forklift
  30. Fall Protection
  31. Occupational First Aid Level 1
  32. Slips Trips and Falls
  33. Combustible Dust
  34. Material Handling