Request for Proposal: Occupational and Essential Skills Training for the Food Processing Industry

Essential Skills Ontario is soliciting proposals from qualified suppliers for the creation of curriculum and delivery of training to provide individuals with skills needed for entry-level employment in the food processing industry.

Essential Skills Ontario is looking to identify organizations interested in designing and delivering training as part of our Elevate Canada: Raising the Grade for Food Processing initiative. Using an integrated approach to essential skills and occupational training, this project seeks to test the effectiveness of this model. For more information about the Elevate Project please visit

Proposals that demonstrate the ability to provide training in accordance with program requirements at a competitive cost will be considered.

To view the complete RFP, please click on the file below.

RFP Q&A can be found by clicking here or downloading the file below.

Questions will be clustered by topic and answers will be provided here at on February 12th.

Deadline for proposals is Tuesday, February 18th at 5:00PM ET. Proposals should be submitted to, addressed to “Essential Skills Hiring Committee” with the subject “Vocational and Essential Skills Training”. Please ensure that the name of your organization appears in the file name.

News Date: 
Tuesday, February 4, 2014