Upper Canada Seminars

PP021-DU: Create a CLEAR path to success for everyone on your team (and subsidize your costs).
Create clarity from your recruiting message right through to evaluations and career paths for every team member. Improve results and clarity across the whole team. ALSO, Learn about grants, subsidies etc. Leave this workshop armed with sample templates, new ideas and a refreshed strategy for marketing to new recruits, screening, hiring, training, on-boarding, evaluating and building the career path for your team.
Welcome refreshments/networking 8:30 - 9:00 am
Note: Guest hotel rooms available ($149 plus tx). Call 905 686 9400 and mention promo code LSO to receive LO rate.

LO member price: $187.50
Non-member price: $314.00
Maximum participants: 25
Location: Hilton Garden Inn Ajax, 500 Beck Crescent. Ajax for directions only call (905) 686-9400
Instructor: Jacki Hart, Consulting By Hart
Date: Thursday January 30, 2020 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
LBM125-OT: New- Mental Health First Aid
Just as physical first aid is administered to an injured person before medical treatment can be obtained, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is provided until appropriate treatment is found or until the crisis is resolved.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training was developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) to improve mental health literacy and provide the skills and knowledge to help people better manage potential or developing mental health problems in themselves, a family member, a friend or a colleague.
This course is facilitated by Workplace Safety and Prevention Services. Instructors have been trained and certified through Mental Health First Aid Canada.

LO member price: $275.00
Non-member price: $528.00
Maximum participants: 20
Location: Hockey Eastern Ontario 813 Shefford Road Gloucester for directions only call (613) 224-7686
Instructor: Janet Carr, WSPS
Dates: Thursday February 6, 2020 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday February 7, 2020 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
PP022-OT: Go TEAM Go: Working Together 2.0
Say good-bye to disengaged employees, and hello to your new company rockstars.

Tired of yearning for an engaged team who 'step up' and who 'think like an owner'? Join us in this powerful solution-building hands-on workshop to craft your plan for a '2.0' Team in 2020.

Learn the root causes that disrupt your best laid plans for an engaged team. Engage with your Peers in break-out lessons and learn how to craft your own custom solutions and better practices to create a 'working together' culture in your business this year.

The multi-generational, picky, restless, self-directed, brilliant labour market is here to stay. Get ahead of the curve once and for all and solve your challenges in working with today's workforce!
And while you're in Ottawa..... Improve your Business - AND your life balance!

This networking session is a part of the 'warm up' program for Green Trade Expo - Eastern Ontario's industry show - plan to stay an extra day or two and take additional networking and seminars while you're in the Nation's Capital! Bring your skates and plan to enjoy Canada's Winter festival - Winterlude! The ice sculptures and lights will amaze you!

LO member price: $187.50
Non-member price: $314.00
Maximum participants: 25
Location: Green Trade Expo -EY Centre Uplands Dr. Ottawa
Instructor: Jacki Hart, Collaborative Business Help
Date: Tuesday February 11, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
LBM126-OT: Recruitment and Retention Finding and Keeping Great Staff
An interactive half day course, to give you the tools to find and keep the best staff for the success of your business.
This seminar is happening at Green Trade 2020, there is no cost to attend. But registration is required.
Lunch not included

LO member price: $0.00
Non-member price: $0.00
Maximum participants: 30
Location: Green Trade Expo -EY Centre Uplands Dr. Ottawa
Instructor: Grant Harrison
Date: Wednesday February 12, 2020 9:00 am - 11:00 am
LS026-OT: Emergency 1st Aid, CPR C & AED Certification
This one-day seminar designed to give participants a general overview of first aid. Participants will learn how to think and react in an emergency until medical help arrives. This seminar is suitable for those working as first responders in their workplace.
Topics covered include:
*Preventing of disease transmission
*Airway and breathing emergencies
*CPR for adults and children
*Cardiovascular emergencies/strokes
*Spinal precaution
*Managing bleeds
*Shock
*Fainting and more
*AED (Automated External Defibrillator) training

First Aid is valid for three years, AED Certification one year. Annual CPR certification is recommended.
Note: ISA continuing education units (CEU's) available.

LO member price: $130.00
Non-member price: $236.50
Maximum participants: 20
Location: Hockey Eastern Ontario 813 Shefford Road Gloucester for directions only call (613) 224-7686
Instructor: Ottawa Paramedic Services
Date: Tuesday March 31, 2020 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
LS003-OT: Skid-Steer Certification Training
A seminar for employers who want to undertake due diligence and for individuals who want to learn how to operate a skid steer safely and correctly. Instruction will include basic operator safety, inspection, and equipment features in accordance with applicable OHSA and regulations and equipment manufacturers' guidance. Each participant will undergo classroom evaluation in a simulated jobsite environment.

NOTE: It is the responsibility of the operator, even after completing the training, to review the specific device they will be operating.

PPE required:Work boots and hearing protection are mandatory for this seminar.
NOTE: Participants will receive training certificate upon successful completion of this seminar.
Lunch not included

LO member price: $175.00
Non-member price: $250.00
Maximum participants: 10
Location: Roberson Rental All 255 Michael Cowpland Dr., Kanata
Date: Wednesday April 1, 2020 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
LS003-OT: Skid-Steer Certification Training
A seminar for employers who want to undertake due diligence and for individuals who want to learn how to operate a skid steer safely and correctly. Instruction will include basic operator safety, inspection, and equipment features in accordance with applicable OHSA and regulations and equipment manufacturers' guidance. Each participant will undergo classroom evaluation in a simulated jobsite environment.

NOTE: It is the responsibility of the operator, even after completing the training, to review the specific device they will be operating.

PPE required:Work boots and hearing protection are mandatory for this seminar.
NOTE: Participants will receive training certificate upon successful completion of this seminar.
Lunch not included

LO member price: $175.00
Non-member price: $250.00
Maximum participants: 10
Location: Roberson Rental All 255 Michael Cowpland Dr., Kanata
Date: Thursday April 2, 2020 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
LS003-OT: Skid-Steer Certification Training
A seminar for employers who want to undertake due diligence and for individuals who want to learn how to operate a skid steer safely and correctly. Instruction will include basic operator safety, inspection, and equipment features in accordance with applicable OHSA and regulations and equipment manufacturers' guidance. Each participant will undergo classroom evaluation in a simulated jobsite environment.

NOTE: It is the responsibility of the operator, even after completing the training, to review the specific device they will be operating.

PPE required:Work boots and hearing protection are mandatory for this seminar.
NOTE: Participants will receive training certificate upon successful completion of this seminar.
Lunch not included

LO member price: $175.00
Non-member price: $250.00
Maximum participants: 10
Location: Roberson Rental All 255 Michael Cowpland Dr., Kanata
Date: Friday April 3, 2020 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
LE004-OT: Compact Excavator Safe Operator Training
For employers who want to undertake due diligence. This seminar covers the fundamentals of daily maintenance, machine controls, safe operating practices/techniques and legal considerations for compact excavators found on many job-sites. In addition to class time, participants will be given the opportunity to operate and demonstrate proficiency on a compact excavator in a simulated job-site environment.

Note: It is the responsibility of the operator, even after completing the seminar, to review the specific equipment they will be operating.

PPE needed: Work boots, and hearing protection and hard hat are mandatory for this seminar.

Note: Participants will receive training certificates upon successful completion of this seminar.
Lunch not included

LO member price: $175.00
Non-member price: $250.00
Maximum participants: 10
Location: Roberson Rental All 255 Michael Cowpland Dr., Kanata
Date: Monday April 6, 2020 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
LS018-OT: Chain Saw Safety Training
This training will provide chainsaw operators with the skills and knowledge required to safety maintain and operate a chainsaw. The training covers a wide range of topics, including legislation, tree hazards, personal protective equipment, pre-operation inspection, kickback prevention, notching, limbing and felling. The training consists of both classroom and practical components.
Note: It is the responsibility of the operator, even after completing the seminar, to review the specific equipment they will be operating.
PPE needed: Work boots, and hearing protection and hard hat are mandatory for this seminar.

LO member price: $85.00
Non-member price: $250.00
Maximum participants: 10
Location: Roberson Rental All 255 Michael Cowpland Dr., Kanata
Date: Tuesday April 7, 2020 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
LS036-OT: Working from Heights Refresher Program
Any worker who had previously successfully completed an approved Working at Heights training program Students must present their Learners ID# on their Ministry of Labour issued Working at Heights card at the time of the training.If you have lost your Ministry of Labour Working at Heights card please contact 1-877-202-0008
If you haven’t completed the Working at Heights training through an approved training provider, then the Working at Heights Refresher course is not the correct course for you. Please see the Working at Heights Fundamentals of Fall Prevention schedule.

LO member price: $65.00
Non-member price: $130.00
Maximum participants: 20
Location: Labortek Safety Training 1370 Triole St., Ottawa
Date: Wednesday April 15, 2020 7:15 am - 11:30 am
LS037-OT: Fundamentals of Fall Protection
Both modules are compulsory for workers who use travel restraint systems, fall restricting systems, fall arrest systems or safety nets as a source of protection against fall hazards. This course is limited to 12 participants per sessions as per the ministry. The Working at Heights Training Program Standard has a modular format to allow for core theory training to be completed separately from practical training elements. There are two modules: Working at Heights Basic Theory and Working at Heights Practical Equipment.
For more information, please contact Martha Walsh Ottawa chapter coordinator Martha@Landscapeontario.com or call (613) 796-5156

LO member price: $150.00
Non-member price: $250.00
Maximum participants: 12
Location: Labortek Safety Training 1370 Triole St., Ottawa
Date: Wednesday April 22, 2020 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
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