New Labour College of Canada Certificate Program – Beginning in May 2018!

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Wednesday March 14 2018

Are you committed to building stronger and broader labour and social justice movements?

Do you want a better understanding of the forces that shape workers’ lives? Do you want to be part of an activist network, and build up your research and strategic planning skills? Are you an activist with a demonstrated commitment to playing a leadership role in your union and building the labour movement for the future?

If so, then the new LCC Certificate Program is for you!

What’s New about the Labour College of Canada?

The redesigned LCC Certificate Program is flexible and accessible. It features both online and in-class modules offered in multiple locations and gives students the option to complete the program in 15 or 28 months. 

Who Should Apply?*

Union members from Canadian Labour Congress affiliated unions who:

  • have attended one or more labour education courses
  • are or have been active in their union (elected position, active volunteer, committee members, etc.)
  • are active in social and economic justice issues in their community

* Members of equity-seeking groups are encouraged to apply, including women workers, workers of colour, workers with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, two-spirit, intersex and Indigenous workers.

Renewed, Redesigned and Ready for Today’s Challenges

The Labour College of Canada (LCC) is a union-made education program for active union members, including today’s and tomorrow’s union leaders. The new LCC Certificate Program is more accessible, affordable, and relevant than ever before.

First offered over 50 years ago, today’s LCC delivers in-depth courses on issues related to work and the rights of workers in Canada. Graduates of the LCC are equipped to take leadership roles in their union, their labour council and the wider labour movement, for the benefit of all workers.

How to Apply & Key Dates

The application deadline is April 5, 2018.

Application will only be considered if all of the following are submitted and received by the deadline.

Applications are now open for the May 2018 startup of the new LCC Certificate Program.

For more information on how and where to apply: 

Note: This program is available in English only.

In solidarity,

Dave Bleakney
2nd National Vice-President