Education

Welcome to BCGEU's education events page. Below you'll find education events in your area and around BC. 

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  • Area 09 STEP UP Training

    Monday, February 19, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    West Kootenay Area Office in Castlegar, BC, Canada

    STEP UP, our new introductory, one-day course, will introduce you to the BCGEU, explore our common values, union culture, and our diverse community of members. Through stories of solidarity and courage, you will gain the strength and support you need to begin your journey as a new or returning steward. Along the way, you will learn about your fundamental union rights and useful union tools and strategies for getting started in your role. Newly elected and returning stewards will leave feeling more informed, confident and ready to support a member through a Step 1 grievance. This course is the first step on our new learning pathway for stewards.

    Accommodations are provided for stewards who are travelling a long distance to attend.

  • STEP UP

    Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    Okanagan Area Office in Kelowna, BC, Canada

     

    STEP UP: An intro to the BCGEU for newly elected and returning stewards

    STEP UP, our new introductory, one-day course, will introduce you to the BCGEU, explore our common values, union culture, and our diverse community of members. Through stories of solidarity and courage, you will gain the strength and support you need to begin your journey as a new or returning steward. Along the way, you will learn about your fundamental union rights and useful union tools and strategies for getting started in your role. Newly elected and returning stewards will leave feeling more informed, confident and ready to support a member through a Step 1 grievance. This course is the first step on our new learning pathway for stewards.

    PLEASE RSVP by February 13, 2018 as seating is limited.

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  • Area 06 STEP UP Training

    Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU Cariboo Area Office in Williams Lake, BC, Canada

    STEP UP, our new introductory, one-day course, will introduce you to the BCGEU, explore our common values, union culture, and our diverse community of members. Through stories of solidarity and courage, you will gain the strength and support you need to begin your journey as a new or returning steward. Along the way, you will learn about your fundamental union rights and useful union tools and strategies for getting started in your role. Newly elected and returning stewards will leave feeling more informed, confident and ready to support a member through a Step 1 grievance. This course is the first step on our new learning pathway for stewards.

     

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  • Area 04 - Step Up

    Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU Fraser Valley Office in Langley, BC, Canada

    STEP UP: An intro to the BCGEU for newly elected and returning stewards 

     

     

    STEP UP, our new introductory, one-day course, will introduce you to the BCGEU, explore our common values, union culture, and our diverse community of members. Through stories of solidarity and courage, you will gain the strength and support you need to begin your journey as a new or returning steward. Along the way, you will learn about your fundamental union rights and useful union tools and strategies for getting started in your role. Newly elected and returning stewards will leave feeling more informed, confident and ready to support a member through a Step 1 grievance. This course is the first step on our new learning pathway for stewards.

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  • Area 09 STEP UP Training

    Monday, February 26, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    West Kootenay Area Office in Castlegar, BC, Canada

     

    STEP UP, our new introductory, one-day course, will introduce you to the BCGEU, explore our common values, union culture, and our diverse community of members. Through stories of solidarity and courage, you will gain the strength and support you need to begin your journey as a new or returning steward. Along the way, you will learn about your fundamental union rights and useful union tools and strategies for getting started in your role. Newly elected and returning stewards will leave feeling more informed, confident and ready to support a member through a Step 1 grievance. This course is the first step on our new learning pathway for stewards.

    Accommodations are provided for stewards who are travelling a long distance to attend.

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  • Area 12 STEP UP: An Intro to the BCGEU for Newly Elected and Returning Stewards

    Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU Area Office in Terrace, BC, Canada

     

     

     

     

    STEP UP, our new introductory, one-day course, will introduce you to the BCGEU, explore our common values, union culture, and our diverse community of members. Through stories of solidarity and courage, you will gain the strength and support you need to begin your journey as a new or returning steward. Along the way, you will learn about your fundamental union rights and useful union tools and strategies for getting started in your role. Newly elected and returning stewards will leave feeling more informed, confident and ready to support a member through a Step 1 grievance. This course is the first step on our new learning pathway for stewards.

    If requested, your Union paid Leave of Absence for this course will be emailed to you soon. Please ensure you advise your Supervisor/Employer that you plan on attending Union training.

     

     

     

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  • STEP UP

    Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU Victoria Area Office in Victoria, BC , BC, Canada

    STEP UP, our new introductory, one-day course, will introduce you to the BCGEU, explore our common values, union culture, and our diverse community of members. Through stories of solidarity and courage, you will gain the strength and support you need to begin your journey as a new or returning steward. Along the way, you will learn about your fundamental union rights and useful union tools and strategies for getting started in your role. Newly elected and returning stewards will leave feeling more informed, confident and ready to support a member through a Step 1 grievance. This course is the first step on our new learning pathway for stewards.

  • Local 0611 Enhanced Steward Training

    Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    Diane L. Wood Union Centre in Prince George, BC, Canada

     

    MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

     

    Enhanced Steward Training

     

     

     

    Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

     

    Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

     

    Location: Diane L Wood Union Centre

     

    Prince George Area Office of the BCGEU

     

    500 Quebec St, Prince George

     

    Agenda:

     

    Common Grievances

    Facing Difficult Management

    Roles & Responsibilities

     

    Lunch will be provided. To ensure enough food is ordered, please RSVP to the Prince George Area Office no later than Wednesday, February 14, 2018.

     

    When calling, please advise if you have any allergies with special dietary requirements. Please note: There are parking stalls at our new location, however, if there is not adequate parking for everyone attending this training, receipted parking expenses will be reimbursed.

    If you require a Union-Paid Leave of Absence and/or accommodations please indicate this when you RSVP.

  • Area 08 - Step Up Training

    Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    Cranbrook Area Office in Cranbrook, BC, Canada

    STEP UP: An intro to the BCGEU for newly elected and returning stewards 

     STEP UP, our new introductory, one-day course, will introduce you to the BCGEU, explore our common values, union culture, and our diverse community of members. Through stories of solidarity and courage, you will gain the strength and support you need to begin your journey as a new or returning steward. Along the way, you will learn about your fundamental union rights and useful union tools and strategies for getting started in your role. Newly elected and returning stewards will leave feeling more informed, confident and ready to support a member through a Step 1 grievance. This course is the first step on our new learning pathway for stewards.

     

  • Babysitting Course

    Saturday, March 03, 2018 at 08:30 AM
    BCGEU Kamloops Area Office in Kamloops, BC, Canada

    The BCGEU, partnered with the Canadian Red Cross, is offering the Babysitting course free to BCGEU members and their families. A light lunch is included.

    This course covers everything from managing difficult behaviours to essential content on leadership and professional conduct as a babysitter.

    It includes: Check, Care (includes phoning EMS/911), glove removal, recovery position, conscious choking (adult/child/baby/alone), CPR (baby/child), illness, asthma, anaphylaxis, poisoning, insect stings, wound car, head, neck and back injuries, broken bones and seizures.

    This course is open to 11 - 16-year-olds. Students will receive a manual, first aid kit and a certificate.

     

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