If you have questions throughout your Pre-Arrival process, please browse the following FAQ for answers. You may also contact us for further information.

Yes – you can apply while waiting for your Permanent Residency Number.

The program and course fees vary:

  • Introductory Stream: $225
  • Advanced Stream: $299
  • Mailed Certificate Packages: $30 – In this package you will receive certificates, a transcript containing your grades, a list of skills you now contain, and more. Take these skills on the go once you have moved to your new home and are on the job search.(Note: All participants are entitled to electronic certificates at the completion of the program)
  • Job Coaching Services: $99

Every participant will have a maximum of 30 days to complete the program; however you are able to finish earlier depending on how fast you complete each course.

FPSC does not refund program deposits, however you have a 6 month window to return to the program and complete your curriculum to benefit from the full certifications.

As long as you have achieved Permanent Residency you are eligible.

No, the program is only available online through FPSC. You must have access to daily internet.

With your new skills, and the high demand to fill food processing jobs in Canada, your chances of attaining employment are high!

In the Meat and Seafood Sectors alone there are over 9000 positions actively hiring.

Keep at it! You must pass every course in order to move forward. Pay close attention to the program guide and information, continue studying, and try again.

Congratulations! You have earned valuable credentials certifying you as a knowledgeable specialist in Canadian Food and Beverage Processing. We will contact you with your electronic certificates, and if you applied for the graduation kit package ($30) or Job Coaching Services ($99)

The government funding for this initiative has now ceased and the fully- funded version of program is now officially closed. Due to the popularity of this program and the positive impact it has had on the industry, FPSC has committed to continue offering a subsidized version of the program.