As your employer, the University of Ottawa must ensure that you complete the mandatory health and safety training as mandated by provincial law.

If you have never been compensated for this work, the University agreed to pay you $200 upon completing seven (7) mandatory training workshops. 

How to complete your mandatory training

  1. Go to uottawa.ca/human-resources/ and click on the “Learning” tab;
  2. Click on “My Training File” under the list “Workshops”.
  3. Set up your account/log in with your employee info (employee number + password).
  • For help with your password, please contact the uOttawa IT Service Desk.
  • You must log in for the system to record that you have completed the training as an employee.
  1. Click on “List of Workshops” and select “Mandatory” from the “By category” list of workshops.
  • The list looks longer than it really is because all training is available in both official languages of the University.
  1. See the mandatory training workshops list below for an overview of which workshops you should complete.

Mandatory training workshops list

The following seven (7) training modules are mandatory* as an employee of the University of Ottawa in the province of Ontario:

  1. Accessibility Standards for Customer Service
  2. Respect in the Workplace
  3. Violence Prevention
  4. Supervisor Health and Safety Awareness**
  5. Worker Health and Safety Awareness
  6. Working Together: The Code and the AODA
  7. What to do when someone discloses an alleged incident of sexual violence – Module 1

Other Non-Mandatory Training

All training workshops, mandatory and optional, are available here.

*While technically the entire list of mandatory training should be completed, the workshops listed above are the top priority.

** You may not think you are a supervisor, but as a TA you are in a supervisory position in regard to the students of your course (during lectures, office hours, discussion groups, as a lab monitor, and as a proctor).

Useful links

Ontario Health and Safety Act
Ontario Regulation 297/13
CUPE 2626 2016-2019 Collective Agreement