Conestoga College Partnership

NOTE: All ‘Recognition of Learning’ courses are offered online.

UFCW Canada is proud to announce a partnership between Conestoga College and webCampus, UFCW Canada’s online education and training program. Going forward, UFCW Canada members and their families who successfully complete approved webCampus courses may have them recognized as a tuition-free contribution to a Recognition Of Learning through Conestoga College for the following programs (click on each program for more information):

Adult Education Specialist

Communications Specialist

Human Resource Specialist

Health & Safety Committee Specialist

Retail and Food Specialist

Retail Pharmacy Skills

Social Justice Advocate

webCampus participants must e-mail webCampus (webCampusadmin@ufcw.ca) their intent to participate in this program to receive full program details (i.e. time limits, costs, registration process, transfer credit equivalencies, etc.). All webCampus courses are free to UFCW members and their families. Participating in this program provides significant cost savings for those interested in pursuing a 'Recognition of Learning.'

Adult Education Specialist

UFCW Canada and Conestoga College have partnered to offer members and their families an opportunity to earn an Adult Education Specialist Recognition of Learning (ROL) Credential. By successfully completing the requisite webCampus course (tuition-free) and the Conestoga College courses (tuition applies), participants can earn an Adult Education Specialist that is recognized by both organizations. All Conestoga College courses are credit courses and could be applied toward other approved certificates or diplomas and are eligible as a tax deduction.

This recognition of learning trains students in skills that provide an excellent foundation of knowledge to pursue opportunities within an education and training framework. With these skills, participants can both practice and promote adult learning principle during both volunteer and paid positions where excellence in education is needed.

Program Design

UFCW/webCampus Courses*

Conestoga College Courses *

The following 4 courses must be completed:

Select and complete 3 of the following courses:

  • OLRN1995 – Adult Learning

  • OLRN1780 – Adults with Learning Disabilities

  • OLRN1760 – Instructional Technology in Adult Education

  • OLRN1831 – Training and Development

  • OLRN1200 - Curriculum Development

  • OLRN1460 - Instructional Techniques

  • OLRN1050 - Assessment and Evaluation

*NOTE: Conestoga College reserves the right to add and/or remove courses and ROL requirements. webCampus will update this form if any changes are made.

 

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Communications Specialist

UFCW Canada and Conestoga College have partnered to offer members and their families an opportunity to earn a Communication Specialist Recognition of Learning (ROL) Credential. By successfully completing the requisite webCampus course (tuition-free) and the Conestoga College courses (tuition applies), participants can earn a Communications Specialist ROL that is recognized by both organizations. All Conestoga College courses are credit courses and could be applied toward other approved certificates or diplomas and are eligible as a tax deduction.

This recognition of learning trains students in multimedia, web design, and communication skills. With these skills, participants can open doors to various roles in marketing and communication within the union, business, and non-profit sectors. Participants may also use these courses as a springboard to further education in freelance communication.

Program Design

UFCW/webCampus Courses*

Conestoga College Courses *

The following 6 courses must be completed:

Select and complete 3 of the following courses:

  • OLRN2140 – Growing up Digital

  • COMM1042 – Social Media  and Society

  • **OLRN1593 – Marketing

  • MKT1440 – Marketing Digitally (Marketing is a pre-requisite)

  • OLRN1895 – Social Media Marketing

  • OLRN1965 - Adobe Illustrator

  • OLRN1328 – Digital Communication

  • COMM1750 – Organizational Business Communications

  • ORLN1042 – Writing Grammatically

*NOTE: Conestoga College reserves the right to add and/or remove courses and ROL requirements. webCampus will update this form if any changes are made.

Important: As of January 1, 2018, the MS Office 2007 courses have been removed from this partnership. However, these courses will be recognized as part of this ROL for those participants who successfully finished them prior to December 31, 2017.

** Designates courses that have a paper-based final exam where students will have to come into the college/or campus closest to them to write (always subject to change).

 

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Human Resource Specialist

UFCW Canada and Conestoga College have partnered to offer members and their families an opportunity to earn a Human Resource Specialist Recognition of Learning (ROL) Credential. By successfully completing the requisite webCampus course (tuition-free) and the Conestoga College courses (tuition applies), participants can earn a Human Resource Specialist that is recognized by both organizations. All Conestoga College courses are credit courses and could be applied toward other approved certificates or diplomas and are eligible as a tax deduction.

This recognition of learning trains students in skills that allow them a fuller exploration of an ever widening field of professional human resources. With these skills, participants can better base their attention into this complex and dynamic field with both knowledge and understanding from a worker friendly perspective.

Program Design

UFCW/webCampus Courses*

Conestoga College Courses *

The following 6 courses must be completed:

Select and complete 3 of the following courses:

  • OLRN1226 – Human Relations

  • HRM1380 – Human Relations (Leadership Development Series)

  • OLRN1420 – Human Resource Management Principles

  • OLRN1430 – Human Resources Planning and Development

*NOTE: Conestoga College reserves the right to add and/or remove courses and ROL requirements. webCampus will update this form if any changes are made.

 

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Health & Safety Committee Specialist

UFCW Canada and Conestoga College have partnered to offer members and their families an opportunity to earn a Health & Safety Committee Specialist Recognition of Learning (ROL) Credential. By successfully completing the requisite webCampus courses (tuition-free) and the Conestoga College courses (tuition applies), participants can earn a Health & Safety Committee Specialist ROL that is recognized by both organizations. All Conestoga College courses are credit courses and could be applied toward other certificates or diplomas and are eligible as a tax deduction.

This recognition of learning supports members who serve on Workplace Health and Safety Committees. These courses focus on understanding legal obligations to keep all workers safe and the systems that support decisions to maintain and develop safer workplaces.

Program Design

UFCW/webCampus Courses *

Conestoga College Courses *

Select and complete 7 of the following courses:

Select and complete 3 of the following courses:

  • OLRN1074 – Stress, Wellness and Nutrition

  • OLRN1580 – Legal Terminology

  • OLRN1024 – Principles of Ethical Reasoning

  • OHS1230 – Industrial Hygiene

  • OHS1240 – Legislation for Health and Safety

  • OHS1230 – Ergonomics

  • OHS1240 – Hazard Identification

Electives - Choose any 5 courses from the following: 

 

*NOTE: Conestoga College reserves the right to add and/or remove courses and ROL requirements. webCampus will update this form if any changes are made.

 

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Retail and Food Specialist

UFCW Canada and Conestoga College have partnered to offer members and their families an opportunity to earn a Retail and Food Specialist Recognition of Learning (ROL) Credential. By successfully completing the requisite webCampus course (tuition-free) and the Conestoga College courses (tuition applies), participants can earn a Retail and Food Specialist that is recognized by both organizations. All Conestoga College courses are credit courses and could be applied toward other approved certificates or diplomas and are eligible as a tax deduction.

This recognition of learning trains students in skills that excels their knowledge of a $80+ billion a year industry. With these skills, participants better position themselves to pursue advancement within the industry as well as explore a wider range of opportunities in a growing sector.

Program Design

UFCW/webCampus Courses*

Conestoga College Courses *

The following 8 courses must be completed:

Select and complete 3 of the following courses:

  • OLRN1075 – Building and Maintaining Customer Relationships

  • OLRN1197 – Food Nutrition & Hospitality Management

  • OLRN1695 – Retail Management

  • BUS1370  Strategies for Fostering Client Loyalty

  • OLRN1154 Science of Popular Diets: Impact of Nutrition on Human Wellness

*NOTE: Conestoga College reserves the right to add and/or remove courses and ROL requirements. webCampus will update this form if any changes are made.

 

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Retail Pharmacy Skills

UFCW Canada and Conestoga College have partnered to offer members and their families an opportunity to earn a Retail Pharmacy Skills Recognition of Learning (ROL) Credential. By successfully completing the requisite webCampus course (tuition-free) and the Conestoga College courses (tuition applies), participants can earn a Retail Pharmacy Skills that is recognized by both organizations. All Conestoga College courses are credit courses and could be applied toward other approved certificates or diplomas and are eligible as a tax deduction.

This recognition of learning trains students in skills that are common to most retail pharmacy outlets. With these skills, participants may pursue entry level opportunities at retail Pharmacies or simply better understand our health care system from a unique perspective.

Program Design

UFCW/webCampus Courses*

Conestoga College Courses *

The following 4 courses must be completed:

Select and complete 3 of the following courses:

  • OLRN1154 - Science of Popular Diets: Impact of Nutrition on Human Wellness

  • OLRN1641 – Medical Terminology

  • OLRN1500 – Introduction to Pharmacology

  • BUS1370 -  Strategies for Fostering Client Loyalty

  • OLRN1695 – Retail Management

*NOTE: Conestoga College reserves the right to add and/or remove courses and ROL requirements. webCampus will update this form if any changes are made.

 

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Social Justice Advocate

UFCW Canada and Conestoga College have partnered to offer members and their families an opportunity to earn a Social Justice Advocate Recognition of Learning (ROL) Credential. By successfully completing the requisite webCampus course (tuition-free) and the Conestoga College courses (tuition applies), participants can earn a Social Justice Advocate ROL that is recognized by both organizations. All Conestoga College courses are credit courses and could be applied toward other approved certificates or diplomas and are eligible as a tax deduction.

This recognition of learning prepares students to better understand human rights laws as they relate to minority and equity-seeking groups. Participants will be introduced to the challenges facing diverse communities such as the LGBTQ community and migrant workers in Canada. They will also learn ways to advocate within government and society for disadvantaged or discriminated peoples.

Program Design

UFCW/webCampus Courses *

Conestoga College Courses *

Following 7 courses must be completed:

Select and complete 3 of the following courses:

  • OLRN1001 – First Nations People

  • OLRN1024 – Principles of Ethical Reasoning

  • OLRN1305 – Racism and Discrimination

  • OLRN2220 – Social Psychology

  • OLRN1254 – Aboriginal Peoples

  • OLRN1495 – Diversity & First Nations

  • OLRN1230 – Domestic and Workplace Violence

  • OLRN1305 – Racism and Discrimination

  • OLRN1900 - What in the World is Going On?

  • OLRN1103 – Cults and Terrorism

  • OLRN1533 – Diversity and Victim Assistance

  • OLRN1483 -Violence Against Women

*NOTE: Conestoga College reserves the right to add and/or remove courses and ROL requirements. webCampus will update this form if any changes are made.

 

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