Courses

We have the courses you need to succeed in the workplace of today and tomorrow, whether Technical, Trades & Operator, Labour Relations, Health & Safety, Personal Development or Online & Computer-Based.

When you’re represented by CLAC, your training needs are covered. Accessing our courses is easy, with Provincial Training Centres in BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario, our mobile training network that services remote regions, and our classroom and computer-based courses.

While our different Provincial Training Centres each offer different courses (download course calendars here), they all provide training across the following categories. The courses listed below are just some of those that may be offered:

Technical, Trades & Operator Training

  • Apprenticeship Training
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Confined Space
  • Fall Protection

Labour Relations Training

  • Cooperate to Win
  • Stewards Toolbox Training Levels I, II & III
  • Basics of Workers Compensation
  • Return to Work

Health & Safety Training

  • Emergency First Aid – Industry Level 1
  • Emergency First Aid – Mine Workers
  • CPR Level C with AED

Personal Development Training

  • Shifting to Wellness
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Managing Your Debt and Planning for the Future

Online & Computer-Based Training

  • WHMIS; Fire Safety; Lock-out/Tag-out
  • Construction Safety Training System
  • Positive and Progressive Discipline
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)
  • Workplace Harassment Sensitivity Training
  • Workplace Violence Prevention

Develop Your Hard, Personal & Career Skills

We have the hard skills courses you need, from Backhoe Basics to Construction Rigging, Excavator Safety, and more.

Our Personal Development courses help you be as healthy as possible through courses like Building a Healthy Lifestyle or Managing Your Debt and Planning for the Future.

We also have courses, such as the Labour Relations-related Cooperate to Win, which introduces the four pillars of progressive labour relations to help you manage conflict more productively. The course combines self-paced, online learning and a teaching session by a labour relations expert.

Stewards Toolbox Training

All of our stewards take part in a mandatory, three-level program where they learn about conflict resolution, dealing with discipline, filing grievances, employment and labour legislation, CLAC’s history and philosophy, and more.

View Your Training Centre’s Course Calendar

Download a course calendar to find descriptions of all the courses offered at your training centre.

To participate in a course or for more information, contact your nearest Provincial Training Centre.

Training

Take Action!

Call one of our knowledgeable regional reps today to start the process of transforming your workplace into one marked by progressive labour relations.