Training & Education

For more than 15 years, Locals 175 & 633 have provided more training & 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. We continue to 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. In addition, Stewards 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.

First Aid & CPR ‘C’ (with AED)

This course addresses CPR for adults, children, and infants. Plus: First Aid goals legal implications and self-protection; Contacting EMS; Primary assessment; Spine Management; Rescue breathing; Obstructed airway and choking; Hyperventilation and Asthma; Circulatory emergencies, shock, heart attack, stroke, bleeding and fainting; How to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED); Legal issues in using an AED; and on-going casualty care.

Free Ticket


  • May 13, 2017
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm

This course addresses CPR for adults, children, and infants. Plus First Aid for respiratory & cardiac arrest; Breathing and circulation emergencies; Preparing to respond; Airway emergencies; Check, Call, Care; and The EMS system.

Location

Venue:  

Address:
99 Morrow Road, Barrie, Ontario, Canada

Safety Starts with me!

– Have you been in the workforce for less than 5 years?
– Do you know your safety rights in the workplace?

Participants can be members or their children ages 14-24. Topics in this health and safety awareness workshop include: Right to Know, Participate & Refuse; Employer & Worker Responsibilities; and the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS). #knowsafety  #noinjury

Free to members and their family ages 14-24


  • CAMBRIDGE
    May 13, 2017
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Safety Starts With Me Young Worker Health & Safety Workshop – Are you a student looking to start a new job for the summer? – Have you been in the workforce for less than 5 years? – Do you know your safety rights in the workplace? Topics in this health and safety awareness workshop include: – Right to Know, Participate & Refuse – Employer & Worker Responsibilities – WHMIS In 2015, 852 workplace deaths were recorded in Canada. Of these deaths, 15 were young workers aged 15 to 24. 232,629 claims were accepted for lost time due to a work-related injury or disease. Of these claims, 8,155 were from young workers aged 15 to 19. Participants can be members or their children ages 14-24 All courses will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Locals 175 & 633 offices

Location

Venue:  

Address:
6628 Ellis Road, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

Free to Members and their family ages 14-24


  • June 3, 2017
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Safety Starts With Me Young Worker Health & Safety Workshop – Are you a student looking to start a new job for the summer? – Have you been in the workforce for less than 5 years? – Do you know your safety rights in the workplace? Topics in this health and safety awareness workshop include: – Right to Know, Participate & Refuse – Employer & Worker Responsibilities – WHMIS In 2015, 852 workplace deaths were recorded in Canada. Of these deaths, 15 were young workers aged 15 to 24. 232,629 claims were accepted for lost time due to a work-related injury or disease. Of these claims, 8,155 were from young workers aged 15 to 19. Participants can be members or their children ages 14-24 All courses will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Locals 175 & 633 offices

Location

Venue:  

Address:
2200 Argentia Road, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Free to Members and their family ages 14-24


  • June 10, 2017
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Safety Starts With Me Young Worker Health & Safety Workshop – Are you a student looking to start a new job for the summer? – Have you been in the workforce for less than 5 years? – Do you know your safety rights in the workplace? Topics in this health and safety awareness workshop include: – Right to Know, Participate & Refuse – Employer & Worker Responsibilities – WHMIS In 2015, 852 workplace deaths were recorded in Canada. Of these deaths, 15 were young workers aged 15 to 24. 232,629 claims were accepted for lost time due to a work-related injury or disease. Of these claims, 8,155 were from young workers aged 15 to 19. Participants can be members or their children ages 14-24 All courses will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Locals 175 & 633 offices

Location

Venue:  

Address:
412 Rennie Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Weeklong Paid Training

Applications are now open for the 2017 Weeklong Paid Training Programs!

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2017 Members’ Weeklong
Paid Training

October 16 – 20, 2017

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

Deadline to apply: August 4, 2017

APPLY NOW
or download the form

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. The Local Union covers the cost of the course, materials and instruction, as well as the members’ lost wages, per diems, transportation costs, and accommodations as per Local Union policies.

2017 Stewards’ Weeklong
Paid Training

October 23 – 27, 2017

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

Deadline to apply: August 4, 2017

APPLY NOW
or download the form

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. The Local Union covers the cost of the course, materials and instruction, as well as the members’ lost wages, per diems, transportation costs, and accommodations as per Local Union policies.

2017 Health & Safety
Weeklong Paid Training

October 23 – 27, 2017

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

Deadline to apply: August 4, 2017

APPLY NOW
or download the form

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. The Local Union covers the cost of the course, materials and instruction, as well as the members’ lost wages, per diems, transportation costs, and accommodations as per Local Union policies.


Online Learning

Online Learning through UFCWVisit 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.