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Canning and Preserving Industry Workers

Education and Training Requirements

High School

There are no minimum educational requirements for many food packaging and filling jobs, although most employers prefer to hire high school graduates; a high school diploma is essential for those seeking advancement. Beginners seldom need previous experience, and usually they can learn their jobs quickly. You should have some basic manual dexterity and be able to maintain good personal hygiene. Generally there is up to one month of on-the-job training.

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