On-Farm Worker Training

GAPC is excited to offer this new farmworker training opportunity for individual farms and their workforce or for a group of farms and their collective workforce.  Training is customized to the operation and is offered in both English and Spanish. Training topics are numerous and varied to offer a full and complete package for operations that may be looking for safety and compliance training to meet different requirements.

Training includes a pre-consultation (number of workers, type of workers, machinery used, etc.), an individualized training card for each worker listing topics covered and date of training for each worker, and post-evaluation. 

Training is available to GAPC Grower Members and Non-Members.


Meet the Trainer

Francisca Rios is an experienced trainer with a deep background in farmworker education. Prior to joining, GAPC Mrs. Rios held positions with the state and federal government focusing on foreign labor programs H2A and H2B, farmworker training and outreach, interpreting and applying farm labor rules and regulations, compliance assistance with farm labor rules/regulations, and human resources and employer engagement.  Mrs. Rios speaks both English and Spanish. 


To Schedule or Learn More

Worker training is most impactful in-person where a trainer can be specific to the operation's environment and workers can interact with the trainer and ask questions.  However, we understand this is not always possible. If you would like to inquire about virtual training please reach out to GAPC for more details.

Click to view Farmworker Training Brochure

Click to view the 2023 GAPC Farmworker Training Course Catalog

Click here to view the Registration Packet


Francisca Rios

Farmworker Training & Program Coordinator

Email: frios@gapconnections.com

Office: 865.622.4606 ext.114


Additional Options

  • Customized Topic: You describe the need and GAPC will develop the content. ($75 per topic)
  • Farm Labor Contractor: GAPC Trainer will review best practices and GAPC Certification requirements with the grower and Farm Labor Contractor. ($50 per FLC)
  • GAPC Certification Labor Records: Review the list of records that should be maintained on the farm for a monitoring visit including templates for various policies and procedures. (no cost for growers going through GAPC Certification)