Objectifs du programme
The Food Processing Equipment Operation program of study prepares students for the duties of a food processing equipment operator. Food processing equipment operators work in food processing companies in the following subsectors: fish products, meat products, juices and beverages, dairy products, fruits and vegetables, bakery, sugar and confectionery, and animal feed. This industry includes companies that focus on prepared meals. However, these companies are not considered a subsector as they can be found in several subsectors.
Food processing equipment operators, either manually or with multifunction industrial process machinery or equipment, process food, for example by grinding, extracting, mixing, blending, and cooking food products. These persons also bag, can, or otherwise package food products through various processes.