As your employer, University of Ottawa must pay you for completing mandatory health and safety training. If the hours your spend completing the training outlined below are not explicitly indicated as part of the duties in your contract, the University will pay you $200 upon completing the six (6) mandatory training workshops.

How to complete your mandatory training

1. Go to 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.

4. 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.

5. See the mandatory training workshops list below for an overview of which workshops you should complete.

Mandatory training workshops list

The following training is 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

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