TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
FREE ONLINE COURSES
Register with us at Crossroads and get access to over 150 free online courses including but not limited to:
Introduction to Microsoft Excel
Occupational Health & Safety
Intro to Food Handling
Safety at Heights
Customer Service Training
Workplace Bullying Training
Conflict Resolution Training
Respect in the Workplace
Fundraising Basic Training
Hydro One Fire Safety Training:
The "Hydro One - Fire Safety" link is a .exe file. It will download to your computer and then run as a pop-up program. Follow the instructions and prompts within the program to progress. An assessment is available at the end of the program. This program has been approved to redistribute through LiUNA by Hydro One
HOW TO USE: Instructions
TEST: Fire Safety Training Assessment
PROGRAM: Hydro One - Fire Safety
HYDRO ONE REQUIRED TRAINING
Forklift, Traffic Control, Working at Heights, First Aid, WHIMIS and Fire Safety Training are courses required for dispatch for Hydro One employees
MOL: Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps course:
MOL: Supervisor Health and Safety Awareness in 5 Steps course:
PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise
PARO offers a variety of events throughout the year. Their aim is to help women develop their knowledge, skills and networks through workshops, training, coaching and conferences. Thanks to Contact North all of their weekly workshops are available FREE through videoconference.
You can choose to watch the workshops at the Ignace Contact North Access Centre or in the Comfort of your own home. Be sure to regularly check their events calendar as well at ours as we will occasionally show these workshops at NWMO or the Crossroads Training Room.
To register for any of the workshops you can email firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration must be submitted two business days prior to workshop.
CONTACT NORTH - IGNACE
The Contact North Access Centre is located in the lower office of the Crossroads Employment Services Office. At Contact North you can participate in online and distance programs and courses from from Ontario’s 24 public colleges, 22 public universities, 9 Indigenous institutes, 76 district school boards, 200 literacy and basic skills training providers, and 50 skills development training providers without having to leave the community.
Information on available online and distance programs and courses and student support services from various education providers is available 24/7 at studyonline.ca
teachonline.ca provides up-to-date information for faculty and instructors teaching online and at a distance with tools and trends, information on training and professional development programs, and the Pockets of Innovation Series, which showcases 125 examples of innovations and developments taking place at Ontario’s public colleges and universities.
The Ignace Contact North Office is Open
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 3:00pm
and by appointment
VARIOUS FREE ONLINE COURSES AVAILABLE
Understanding Indigenous Perspectives – University of Toronto - https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/abed101/modules/
Six free modules; Indigenous Worldviews, Indigenous Ways of Knowing, Power & Representation: Stereotypes, What is Reconciliation? A Short History of Indigenous Education & We Are All Treaty People.
Domestic Violence – Western University - http://learningtoendabuse.ca/online-training
Five free modules; Document, Monitor, Collaborate – Domestic Violence in the Workplace – Risk Assessment and Management – Responding to Disclosures http://www.neighboursfriendsandfamilies.ca/resources/nff-webinar
Neighbours, Friends and Families, working together to end abuse – Safety Planning for Women Who are Abused – How You Can Identify and Help Women at Risk – How to Talk to Men Who Are Abusive
Centre for Addictions and Mental Health – 18 modules which are approx. 20 min each - https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-health-101
Topics include: Anxiety Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Concurrent Disorders, Depression, Diversity and Health Equity, Harm Reduction, Intro to Addiction, Intro to Mental Health, Older Adults, Personality Disorders, Problem Gambling, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Psychosis, Schizophrenia, Stages of Change, Stigma, Veterans & Mental Health and Youth and Technology.
To register for the 10-12hr module based training, please follow this link. http://helpingtraffickedpersons.org/training/login/index.php
Additional five webinars on different professional perspectives
Brampton Library – Gale courses - https://education.gale.com/l-brampton/
There are many online anytime courses on varying topics such as ‘Tools for Teachers’ – ‘Computer Skills’ & ‘Business Writing’
Autism – Geneva centre - https://elearning.autism.net/
There are 13 free online anytime modules that will benefit anyone who has contact or works with an autistic individual.
Personal Support Worker – University of Toronto – https://personalsupportworkerhq.com/uoft/
There are 4 online anytime modules which include; The PSW Approach to Quality Care - Observe & Plan – Do, Study, Act – The PSW Quality Approach in Practice.
Personal Support Worker – Alzheimer’s Society of Toronto – https://personalsupportowrkerhq.com/alz-learning/
There are nine online anytime free modules based on Dementia.