Monday February 17, 2020
For the road ahead

Union Learning Representative Stage One course


Our Union is running a Union Learning Representative Stage One course from the 14 - 18 October at Ruskin College, Oxford. This course has been designed for Union Learning Representatives (ULR) to understand their role within their workplace.

Course aims:

The course aims to help Union Learning Representatives to:

  • Understand the role of the workplace union learning representative, legal framework and how your role fits into the Trade Union structure.
  • Develop skills and confidence in giving information advice and guidance to learners and the skills needed to become an effective Union Learning Representative.
  • Develop practical strategies to promote the role in your workplace or community.
  • Develop methods of working with local and national education providers, including working with other trade unions.
  • Understand learnerʼs needs and any barriers to learning.
  • Develop skills to support and encourage members who want to progress or develop new skills.

For more information about the course and to register, contact Claire O'Brien on 07736269463 or email 



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