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Food Processing SHSM

Interested in becoming a Food Processing SHSM student? Talk to your teacher or guidance department today!

  • The Food Processing sector includes a broad range of careers!

  • In the Specialist High Skills Major Food Processing program, students can focus on a career pathway that matches their skills and interests.

  • Students will get a better understanding of the Food Processing sector through course selections
    and opportunities to connect their in-school learning to real world environments, including
    Co-op work experience, postsecondary reach ahead experiences, industry-based experiential
    learning, training and certifications.

  • At graduation, students will receive a specially designated diploma.

The SHSM - Food Processing program may be for you if you are interested in any of the following careers:

Apprenticeship Training

  • Bakers
  • Butchers, meat cutters, and fishmongers – retail and wholesale
  • Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
  • Industrial electricians
  • Process control and machine operators, food and beverage processing


  • Biological technologists and technicians
  • Chemical technologists and technicians
  • Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians
  • Process control and machine operators, food and beverage processing


  • Biologists and related scientists
  • Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants
  • Dietitians and nutritionists
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety
  • Supervisors, food and beverage processing


  • Labourers in food and beverage processing
  • Material handlers
  • Process control and machine operators, food and beverage processing

The Food Processing SHSM will also provide students with opportunities to earn an assortment of trainings and certifications specific to the sector. These may include:

  • first aid/CPR/AED awareness
  • health and safety – basic