Education

Current CUPE Available Courses:

If you are interested or need further information about a provided course, pleases click here or contact an executive member.

January 15 – 16, 2024 | Cranbrook, British Columbia | English

This is a in-person, 2 day workshop being held for members of CUPE Local 3999.

Jan 16, 2024 | Online, British Columbia | English

Jan 25, 2024 | CUPE Kelowna Area Office, Kelowna, British Columbia | English

What does a CUPE steward do? If you are a new steward and want to learn how to help CUPE members solve workplace problems, this introductory workshop is for you!

Jan 29, 2024 | CUPE Local 403, Langley, British Columbia | English

This workshop is about following rules of order when chairing union meetings. Learn about the role of the chair and the different elements (motions, amendments, points of order, etc.). Get a chance to put the learning into practice.

Jan 31, 2024 | Online, British Columbia | English

Feb 5, 2024 | Online, British Columbia | English

In this online workshop, locals will learn to assess how well their members are engaged. The session covers building power by mobilizing members to build solidarity and support for the bargaining committee.

Feb 7, 2024 | Online, British Columbia | English
Full day virtual workshops. Times are PACIFIC.

Feb 9, 2024 | CUPE Local 458 Office, Chilliwack, British Columbia | English

Staff work with locals to put together a strategic planning session. Strategic planning is a collaborative way to set achievable and measurable goals for your local. It will help you determine what will be implemented over a matter of weeks and years so your local can evolve and grow to serve your membership better. It is also a way to build capacity and activism within your local. This is not an off the shelf workshop. Each situation is different and requires a tailor made approach.

Feb 13, 2024 | Online, British Columbia | English

This online workshop will help newly-elected treasurers learn about the basics of the local union’s finances. You will learn about your duties regarding the finances of the union, keeping the books, and how to be transparent and accountable to members.

Feb 14, 2024 | Online, British Columbia | English

Feb 20, 2024 | Online, British Columbia | English

This online workshop will help new trustees understand their role and responsibilities. You will leave the workshop with a better understanding of union finances, financial controls, and financial terms as well as the basics of the trustees’ audit.

Feb 20, 2024 | Maritime Labour Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia | English

Why do I have to take notes? What kind of notes should I take? Are my notes private? Learn answers to important questions like these, and practice notetaking.

Feb 21, 2024 | Online, British Columbia | English

Full day virtual workshops. All times are PACIFIC

February 22 – 23, 2024 | CUPE BC Regional Office, Burnaby, British Columbia | English

This two-day workshop is closed to members of CUPE Local 561 & 409.

Feb 28, 2024 | Online, British Columbia | English

Mar 4, 2024 | Online, British Columbia | English

In this online workshop, locals will learn to assess how well their members are engaged. The session covers building power by mobilizing members to build solidarity and support for the bargaining committee.

Mar 5, 2024 | Online, British Columbia | English

This online workshop will help newly-elected treasurers learn about the basics of the local union’s finances. You will learn about your duties regarding the finances of the union, keeping the books, and how to be transparent and accountable to members.

Mar 6, 2024 | Online, British Columbia | English

Full day virtual workshops. All times are PACIFIC

Mar 7, 2024 | Online, British Columbia | English

This online workshop will help new trustees understand their role and responsibilities. You will leave the workshop with a better understanding of union finances, financial controls, and financial terms as well as the basics of the trustees’ audit.

Mar 13, 2024 | Online, British Columbia | English

Full day virtual workshops. All times are PACIFIC

Mar 18, 2024 | Online, British Columbia | English

In this online workshop, locals will learn to assess how well their members are engaged. The session covers building power by mobilizing members to build solidarity and support for the bargaining committee.

Mar 20, 2024 | Online, British Columbia | English

Full day virtual workshops. All times are PACIFIC

*OLS is Online Learning Supported.