Online Education

Unifor offers a number of introductory courses online via our e-learning platform. These online courses cover everything that a newly elected local executive needs to know to develop skills as a leader. 

If you are looking for online education Unifor is currently offering the basic suite of introductory courses via our online e-learning platform. These online courses cover everything that locals and members need to know to develop skills as a leader and be active participants in their local.

These online courses are led by live Discussion Leaders and participants engage in a mix of online and off-line materials throughout the course (everything is contained within the e-learning platform). These courses are 1-3 days in length.

  • 3 day Grievance Handling & Workplace Leadership (OLGHWL3)

  • 1 day Health & Safety - The Basics (OLHS1)

  • 1 day Mental Health Awareness (OLMHA1)

If you are a local looking for a different course to be delivered to your members online, reach out to us (@email) we can work with locals in a case-by-case basis.

View all Online Course Descriptions.

How to make a Local Union Request (LUR)

All our online courses (like Area Schools) are by local union request. The local should send an email to: @email outlining their needs and preferred dates.

Members, please contact your own local to make a request.

Course requirements for each participant

Each member / participant will need their own set up:  A personal email address (No employer emails due to firewalls), a computer equipped with a web camera (webcam) as well as a microphone and speakers (or headphones), and a stable internet connection. A tablet (e.g., iPad) can also be used. It is not possible to join the course by phone.

The First Step

Each member, before registering for their first course, needs to create your own 'Profile' on our e-Learning Platform (DOCEBO). This user & password will be your login each time you take an online course - it will let you in to your own personal dashboard.

  • Navigate to  https://unifor.docebosaas.com/learn  at the bottom of the box you will see ' New User? Register '.
  • Click 'Register' and fill in your information. PLEASE use your email address as your "USER"