The trade association for suppliers to the food processing and packaging industry.
This is an exclusive benefit negotiated by FPSA. If you wish to take advantage of this discounted training, your company must be a member of the Association.
The company benefits by having a more competent, qualified and productive employee at a much more affordable price than sending them out to multiple training courses. The employee benefits by way of improved skills that make them more valuable to their employer. In short, this program is a win-win for both parties.
With over 700 training courses, there is quite a wide range of training courses for all. These courses are concentrated in areas of Technical Skills, Health and Safety, Soft Skills and Employability Skills.
These training courses include the online learning module which features realistic graphics, animations, simulations and narrations to facilitate learning the content; study guides for you to refer back to any particular topic in the course; and the post-course assessment (or test) to ensure that you have mastered the concepts from each course.
One great advantage that the program contains is that for every module there is a skills test or what is referred to as a “post-course assessment” that ensures each individual’s mastery of that particular course is achieved. Each person must achieve a score of 100% for passage of that particular course.
When your company signs up for 180 Skills, it will designate a Team Leader. Based on the goals of your company, your Team Leader will review the courses available in the 180 Skills online library and determine those courses that should make up the learning path for each user.
The discounted price for each user license is $349 per person for the year. This license provides training and testing for all of the 700+ courses in 180 Skills online library so the more training you engage in, the more cost effective it is!
No. Each employee that your company wishes to train with this program will need to sign up for a user license.
The 180 Skills Training Program is intended to launch at the start of January 2021. We have begun promoting the program to FPSA members this Spring to build awareness and so that they can begin making plans for their 2021 budgets. However, if you are interested in starting this year please reach out to FPSA SVP Andy Drennan, [email protected].