Training & Education

Online Learning

Online Learning through UFCWWith 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.

 

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ALL in-class courses (including First Aid, Babysitting, and Naloxone Administration) are POSTPONED until further notice. All registrants will be contacted by the Training & Education Centre. If you have questions please contact tcadmin@ufcw175.com.

To view and register for ONLINE courses through UFCW Canada, visit their website at www.ufcw.ca/webcampus.

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

Your Union provides more training and education opportunities for our Members and their families than any other Local Union.

Over the years, we have offered basic and advanced computers, English as a Second Language, and high school courses. Currently, we offer CPR and First Aid training, and Computers (by request; where enough interest can be demonstrated). We also offer Weeklong Paid Training for Members, Stewards and Health & Safety committee members. Steward training is offered annually.

If you have any questions regarding course registration please contact the Training & Education Centre at 1-800-267-1977 or by email at tcadmin@ufcw175.com.

 

Visit the UFCW Canada WebCampus

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WebCampus for online courses.

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.