Packer [Level1]
Work-Based Learning Program:
Info for Job Seekers

Does This Describe You?

  • I am good with details
  • I like physical work and I can easily lift 13 kg
  • I enjoy working relatively independently
  • I want to have responsibility and be accountable for things I do
  • I would rather be busy all the time than having periods of inactivity
  • I like being on my feet, doing stuff, rather than sitting at a desk
  • I have great stamina
  • I am a reliable person
  • I am able to keep working at a task longer than most other people
  • I like working with my hands

If you can answer Yes to many of these statements, then you might want to consider applying to this Program


What Does A Packer Do?

The Packer position is an essential role in the production and assembly of our products. As a Packer you will be required to inspect, assemble, and pack product on a 12-hour continental shift. Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to work in a high volume, fast paced work environment
  • Ability to repetitive lift product of 5kgs regularly and lift product weighing up to 13kgs
  • Inspect product to ensure it complies with our quality standards
  • Follow work instructions
  • Pack product into containers or onto skids as per work instructions
  • Stamp and label product in accordance to the workorder
  • Communicate and work effectively with team members
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Work safety in accordance with health abd safety policies and procedures
  • Complete other duties as assigned

Packer – Job Overview

In this video, learn all about what a Packer does on the job

Ready To Apply?

Our WBLC Packer Program Application Process Consists of three parts:

Fill In The Application

This program is funded by the Government of Canada. As part of that funding, we are required to collect demographic data on applicants.

This data will be compiled, anonymized, and shared with the Government. No individual personal data will be shared.

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Once you have completed the application, you will be sent an email with a link to complete the Assessment. You will have 72 hours to start the assessment.


Complete The Assessment

The process takes about 90 minutes, and it is to be completed in one sitting. You will be asked to complete a number of online tests that will measure some of your current competencies and skills.

We recommended that you complete the online tests on a laptop or desktop computer rather than a phone because the screen will be easier to see and use.

Example questions will be provided to show you how a test works and allow you to practice. This assessment process is designed to be fair and objective.

Interview / Coaching

If the results of this assessment process indicate that your current capabilities, competencies and attributes are a good fit with one or more of the employers offering Training Programs, you will be invited to an in-person or telephone interview.

If the assessment process shows a significant gap in one or more competencies, you may have the opportunity to sign up for some free coaching that would be directed at your specific competency gaps. If this applies to your assessment, you will be contacted and provided with more information.