Food Processing Technician Conestoga College

About this Program

Level: Diploma in Food Processing Technician

Discpline: Hospitality Administration and Management

Length: 4 semesters

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Application Fee: $100.00
Tuition Fee: $12,500.00

Cambridge - Fountain Street Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sep., 2021 May 1, 2021 closed

Program Description

This program provides training for those interested in a career as a food processing technician in the food and beverage manufacturing industry. It includes courses on industrial maintenance, drawings and schematics, machine technology, pumps, valves, motor controls and PLCs, as well as an introduction to food science, food processing methods, food safety and an overview of the principles of food manufacturing. All theoretical training is supported by hands-on experience in mechanical shops and a food processing pilot plant. Students in the Food Processing Technician program will receive training in mechanical systems and industrial maintenance as they apply to a food manufacturing operation and will have intensive hands-on mechanical experience with food processing equipment.

Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.