Our Featured Courses

We offer a number of professional development initiatives that give our members opportunities to work on their craft, learn new skills, and succeed in the business of performing. Courses become active and available, beginning from the first module, after registration or logging in.

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AABP Orientation

AABP Orientation

This session is required for all new ACTRA Additional Background Performers (AABP). It provides an introduction to ACTRA and useful information to help AABP members become more involved and active in the business and in the work of the union

Apprentice Orientation

Apprentice Orientation

The Online Apprentice Orientation provides information about the union and is required for all new Apprentice members. Topics include: your rights on set; your obligations as a member; pay, benefits, and the paperwork; and who’s who at ACTRA.

Full Member AFBS Orientation

Full Member AFBS Orientation

Designed for ACTRA Toronto new Full Members, this course will cover the basics of the Actra Fraternal Benefits Society (AFBS) so you can take full advantage of your AFBS health and retirement savings plans.    

IPA Refresh

IPA Refresh

This course introduces (or re-introduces) you to the ins-and-outs of the Independent Production Agreement (IPA) which covers many types of film, television and digital media productions that ACTRA Toronto performers work on.    

Money Management

Money Management

Financial Literacy and Money Management are important skills to have as a performer. Money Management Basics for Performers 101 and 201 are ACTRA Toronto’s e-learning courses that help performers develop financial literacy and financial planning skills. Click on a link

NCA Refresh

NCA Refresh

The purpose of this supplementary course is to introduce (or re-introduce) you to the ins-and-outs of the National Commercial Agreement (NCA) which covers many types of commercials that ACTRA performers work on.