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Community and Industry Solutions

Community and Industry Solutions delivers customized training, continuing education, contract solutions, and life-long learning options to northern Manitoba. We provide community and industry partners courses and programs in the following:

  • Business and Management
  • Community Support and Development
  • Computers and Technology
  • Education and Professional Development
  • Equipment and Transportation
  • Health and Safety
  • Trades and Industrial
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Class 5 Adult Driver Training (Facebook Post (Landscape))

Apply NOW for Driver Training in Northern Manitoba

Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) and University College of the North (UCN) are partnering to launch a new program to increase access to driver training programming in northern Manitoba. The UCN Class 5 Adult Driver Training Program will help create safer roads and improve workforce development in this critical area of the province by bringing affordable and accessible training into communities across the region.

Coming Soon/Register Now

UCN delivers a wide range of programming. These are the courses and programs that are starting soon. Take a look at the calendar or information posters and register soon to upgrade your skills.

Current Programs Calendar 

Customized Training

Customized Training delivers existing and personalized programming to meet the needs of industry, business, government, and community organizations. Customized training programs are on a cost-recovery basis.

Customized training is a core service of the University College of the North. One of UCN's long-standing goals is to deliver education where people live. UCN works on an outreach basis to deliver training with courses and programs that meet each community/organization’s special needs. We offer training opportunities from regular certificate, diploma, and degree programs to customized training.

For further information contact 1-866-627-8500 ext 8601 or email trainingsolutions@ucn.ca

Click here to view our customized training  Training Solutions Catalogue

View the complete listing of University College of the North's Academic Calendar.

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Online Courses

Online Professional short term courses:
This area has quick training that runs the gamut. You can learn project management, a new language and even guitar lessons!

Online Long term career focused programs:
These bundles help take your career goals to the next level. Certifications are available to help you climb whatever ladder you have your sights set on.

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Online Safety Training

University College of the North (UCN), in partnership with BIS Training Solutions, now offers online open enrolment SAFETY TRAINING courses. We offer highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you. Join us for these exciting safety training opportunities! 

Payment Information
There are two options to pay:

  1. CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS:  Select a course from the store link below, then click the "Add to Cart" button to begin the registration and payment process. Fill in the requested information and a link will be sent to your email to begin course.
  2. For all OTHER PAYMENT OPTIONS: Purchase Order, Authorization to Invoice, Training Authorization Notifications, Email trainingsolutions@ucn.ca with your specific course request and a UCN representative will follow up with you during regular business hours Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. CDT to finalize your registration and payment.  **Students will be requested to complete a UCN course registration form and provide payment details prior to the start of the course.

Course Selection/Enrolment
‚ÄčChoose courses from our training store at¬†https://www.bistrainer.com/store/university-college-of-the-north-store/home

5% GST will be added to the price of all courses.

Please note that some courses may require additional practical evaluation on equipment to ensure regulatory compliance. It will be the student’s responsibility to register for a practical skills evaluation with a registered instructor once the online component is complete.

Refund policy: A full refund will be issued prior to course activation upon request to trainingsolutions@ucn.ca

Your personal information will be used by BIS Training Solutions and University College of the North for admission and registration purposes.  It is collected under the general authority of the UCN Act, and is protected by the Manitoba Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).

Further information please email trainingsolutions@ucn.ca


Contact us

Learn more about our programs at UCN. Reach out to us today.

Contact us for a complete listing of training opportunities and customized plan.
1-866-627-8500 (ext 8601) | 204-627-8601 | trainingsolutions@ucn.ca

Feel Free to contact us directly:

Flin Flon, MB
Grant, Jamie | Associate Vice-President, CIS | cell: 204.617.7717 | jgrant@ucn.ca
VACANT | Operations Coordinator, NMMA Office: 204.687.7038 | cell:204.680.6970

Ballantyne, Esther | Admin Assistant, OCN Training Centre|TOLL FREE:1.866.627.8500 ext 8548 eballantyne@ucn.ca
VACANT | Training Solutions Coordinator, CIS|TOLL FREE:1.866.627.8500 ext 8548|cell: 204.620.1705

Swan River, MB
Cook, Lindsay| Director, Training Solution|cell:204.281.7359
VACANT | Operations Coordinator, Swan Valley WDC|Office: 204.734.4419|cell:204.281.7359

The Pas, MB
Le Texier, Shelley | Administrator, CIS|  TOLL FREE:1.866.627.8500 ext 8601 sletexier@ucn.ca

Thompson, MB
Gibson, Tim | Manager, WDC|TOLL FREE:1.866.677.6450 ext 0697|cell:204.307.1406 tgibson@ucn.ca
Lederhaus, Bonnie | Operations Coordinator, NWDC|TOLL FREE:1.866.677.6450 ext 0697|cell:204.307.0210 blederhaus@ucn.ca
Wood, Eddie | Training Solutions Coordinator, CIS|TOLL FREE:1.866.677.6450 ext 7202|Cell:204.307.6502 enwood@ucn.ca