Training & Education

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.

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.

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  The EMS system **Red Cross Completion Criteria: 100% attendance, skills demonstration & 75% minimum passing grade at written exam. Upon (more…)


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


 

Weeklong Paid Training

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The Application window for the 2018 Weeklong Paid Training Programs will open shortly.

All applications are due by June 30, 2018.

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.

2018 Members’ Weeklong Paid Training

October 15 - 19, 2018

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

Deadline to apply in June 30, 2018

APPLY ONLINE HERE

Or download the form to send in a hard copy.

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.

2018 Stewards' Weeklong Paid Training

October 22 - 26, 2018

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

Deadline to apply is June 30, 2018

APPLY ONLINE HERE

Or download the form to send in a hard copy.

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.

2018 Health & Safety Weeklong Paid Training

October 22 - 26, 2018

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

Deadline to apply is June 30, 2018

APPLY ONLINE HERE

Or download the form to send in a hard copy.

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.

Online Learning

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