FULL-TIME | PORTAGE CAMPUS IFOPF-AT Introduction to Food Manufacturing

Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
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COMM-1173Communication StrategiesRPL
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Everyone communicates, but are they doing it well? Communicative competence takes practice and self-awareness. By developing their communication skills, the student will improve their interpersonal ability, intercultural competence, and digital fluency to prepare the student for success in the workplace. In Communication Strategies, the student will learn through discovery and project-based activities to practice approaching situations critically and collaboratively. The strategies the student will gain in this course will be useful throughout their program and in their chosen industry.

MANU-1090Careers in Food Manufacturing
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This course introduces students to different career pathways in the food manufacturing industry. They will learn industry-related information that will expose them to the working environment, job roles and responsibilities, and career and salary outlooks for people employed in this sector of the industry.

Students will be introduced to different sustainable manufacturing practices and be provided with guidelines for improving mindfulness, managing time and stress, and setting and prioritizing tasks. By participating in this course, they will develop the personal and professional competencies required to find and keep employment in this growing and rewarding field.

MATH-1180Math for Manufacturing & Personal Fin.
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This course focuses on the fundamental mathematical skills required for a career in manufacturing. You will review basic concepts to improve your numeracy skills and learn how to perform mathematical calculations to help you succeed on the job. Since many manufacturing jobs require a strong foundation in math, you will be introduced to several mathematical principles, including measurement, conversions, algebra, and geometry as they relate to everyday plant operations. You will also increase your financial literacy by learning techniques to manage your income, track expenses, and manage personal debt.

QUAL-1003Introduction to Quality and Compliance
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This course introduces students to the concepts of quality and the basics of compliance, providing them with the building blocks for eventual success in the workplace. Students will evaluate their expectations of product quality and learn about good data and records management, good manufacturing practices, standard operating procedures and food safety to develop experience with the regulations, guidelines, and industry standards used to ensure quality and compliance.

SAFE-2020Workplace Health and Safety
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This course focuses on the role of legislation and government initiatives in protecting the safety and health of workers. The student will learn the rights and responsibilities of employees, employers and supervisors in complying with safety and health legislation. The student will also explore the ways that Human Resources departments support health, safety and wellness committees and other initiatives in the workplace by writing policies, designing safety training, and assisting with discipline. The student will also learn how to motivate employees to work safely, create an emergency plan, and conduct a job hazard analysis for health and safety risk management. This course will also cover respectful workplace conduct and legislation and workplace harassment and violence prevention.

TOOL-1075Manufacturing Tools and Equipment
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This course introduces the production machinery, hand tools, and instruments used in the food manufacturing industry. Students will review standard operating procedures to safely use and inspect and clean basic manufacturing tools and equipment. Students will also explore how preventative maintenance helps to protect and prolong the life of manufacturing production equipment.

WRKE-1058Work Experience
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Work experience is a key component of your education. Work placement offers a unique opportunity to gain organized, valuable experience in the workplace. Develop the personal and professional skills required for a successful career in manufacturing. You will receive professional feedback on your job-related skills and abilities, determine your specific areas of interest in the food manufacturing industry and test your skills against the varied demands of the workplace.

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