Welcome to SWPP+

Food Processing Skills Canada’s Student Work Placement Program+ has made it easy for employers in Canada’s food and beverage manufacturing industry to connect with college and university students for work terms.

We know that hiring students is new for many employers.

To minimize barriers to entry, our online system has streamlined the hiring process and simplified access to wage subsidies of up to $7,000 per student term.

We also understand that students need opportunities to explore the food and beverage manufacturing industry and the variety of career paths on offer.

Matching employers offering great jobs in the food and beverage manufacturing industry with skilled young talent is our goal!

How it works


Complete the online application
and employer profile, providing
details of the student hired if
the position has been filled


Our team reviews your application and
needs assessment and confirms
employer participation by issuing
Terms and Conditions Forms for


Student documents are then
collected to confirm student

Approve and Commit

Once all eligibility documents
have been received, your
application is approved, and
funds reserved

Contract Completion

At the end of the term the
employer submits financial
documents for review and