Training & Education

Online Learning

With in-class courses cancelled until further notice at Locals 175 & 633 due to COVID-19, make sure to visit the UFCW Canada website to have a look at the online courses available to members for FREE!

Check back often as they’re always adding more options.

>> All in-class courses are postponed at this time.

If you have any questions regarding training at UFCW Locals 175 & 633 please contact the Training & Education Centre at 1-800-267-1977 or by email at tcadmin@ufcw175.com.

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Weeklong Paid Training

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The Weeklong Training for 2020 has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Please remember your application to the program does not guarantee you a spot in the classes.

Only those selected to participate will be notified, approximately 4 weeks before the course start date.

Members’ Weeklong Paid Training

This course is open to all Members of UFCW Locals 175 & 633.

2020 course cancelled due to COVID-19

Course content includes:

  • Why do workers organize?
  • History & Structure of our Local Union and the Labour Movement
  • The role of Stewards & Grievance Handling
  • An Introduction to Collective Bargaining
  • Health & Safety
  • A Local on the move; Benefits; Youth Scholarships; & Education Programs.
  • Why our Local Union is the Leader in Communications & Educational Programs

This course takes place at the Training & Education Centre in Mississauga. As per Local Union policies, we cover the cost of:

  • the course,
  • materials, and
  • instruction, as well as
  • the members' lost wages,
  • per diems,
  • transportation costs, and
  • accommodations.

Stewards' Weeklong Paid Training

This course is open only to Union Stewards at UFCW Locals 175 & 633.

2020 course cancelled due to COVID-19

Course content includes:

  • It's Our Union
  • Human Rights
  • Workplace Injuries
  • Return to Work
  • Duty to Accommodate

This course takes place at the Training & Education Centre in Mississauga. As per Local Union policies, we cover the cost of:

  • the course,
  • materials, and
  • instruction, as well as
  • the members' lost wages,
  • per diems,
  • transportation costs, and
  • accommodations.

Health & Safety Weeklong Paid Training

This course is open only to Joint Health & Safety Committee Members at UFCW Locals 175 & 633.

2020 course cancelled due to COVID-19

Course content includes:

  • Committee Functions
  • Ergonomics
  • Work Refusals
  • Hazard Analysis
  • Critical Injuries
  • Ministry of Labour Inspections
  • WSIB - Dealing with Injuries
  • ... and more!

This course takes place at the Training & Education Centre in Mississauga. As per Local Union policies, we cover the cost of:

  • the course,
  • materials, and
  • instruction, as well as
  • the members' lost wages,
  • per diems,
  • transportation costs, and
  • accommodations.