Workplace Safety

Training

AFPA is committed to improving health and safety in the workplace for food and beverage processors:

In person courses have COVID procedures in place & include breakfast & lunch - Instructor Led Virtual ZOOM courses are also available)


Canada Alberta Job Grant program! (GAJG) Huge Savings for training for all qualified applicants. Click Here for the Details!

Important Governmental Administrative requirements (you can read more here): 

  • Training must start within 6 months of the approval date
  • Training must be completed within 52-weeks from the start date of the first training module
  • The Training Completion form must be submitted within 30 days following the last day of the course
  • Employers may choose to receive 2 payment instalments by contacting the CAJG team.

Temporary program changes:

The following program changes expand eligibility to help businesses access the training they need. These temporary changes are effective from February 18, 2021 until February 28, 2022.

  • Eligible trainee now includes employed family members of eligible employers.
  • Business owners (incorporated, unincorporated/sole-proprietor and partnerships) with 4 or fewer employees, including all owners, are now eligible to train themselves.
  • Training is no longer required to be incremental.

Operational program changes:

The following permanent operational changes will make the application process more efficient. These permanent changes are effective as of February 18, 2021.

  • Training can start once the application is received by the CAJG.
  • Employers may pay for training at any time; however, the training cannot start until all trainee(s) have signed the application and the application is received by the CAJG.
  • Course information is no longer required to be listed on the training provider’s website.
  • Customized training is eligible.
  • Revised list of eligible and ineligible training cost. Please see the Applicant Guide for the full list.

 


 

For further info. healthsafety@afpa.com or 403-201-3657 

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