Industry Training

Scroll down for the training programs and courses offered by Manitoba Pork, in conjunction with Assiniboine Community College, for members of the hog production and transport industries.


Programs offered by the Faculty of Agriculture:
– Pork Production Technician (Apprentice Program)
Swine Production 

For more information about these programs, contact:
Derrick Turner, Dean
Business, Agriculture and Environment
Assiniboine Community College
Email: turnerd@assiniboine.net
Phone: 204-725-8700, extension 7237
Toll-free: 1-800-862-6307, extension 7237


Programs offered by the Faculty of Continuing Education:
– Transport Quality Assurance (TQA) training for livestock shippers (required)
– H2S (Hydrogen Sulfide) hazardous gas training
– Emergency First Aid Training
– Update your skills and knowledge in the industry: Swine Production

For more info about the TQA training program, contact:
Jodi Madill
Centre of Continuing Studies
Assiniboine Community College
Email: madillj@assiniboine.net
Phone: 204-725-8700, extension 6028
Toll-free: 1-800-862-6307, extension 6028

For more info about the H2S or Emergency First Aid training programs, contact:
Sandra Mulvihill
Centre of Continuing Studies
Assiniboine Community College
Email: mulvihills@assiniboine.net
Phone: 204-725-8700, extension 6122
Toll-free: 1-800-862-6307, extension 6122


For additional information on Manitoba Pork’s Workplace Health and Safety programs and services, click here.

For training videos on safe and calm pig handling techniques, click here to view Manitoba Pork’s Pig Handling webpage.

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Manitoba pork producers welcome CETA signing

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