We have a partnership with the RED Learning Coop – providers of some of the best trade union training in the movement. We are working with RED to develop a bespoke learning offer for members as outlined below.

Members can make early expressions of interest for courses – please send an email to mail@unionworkersunion.org.

Reps programme

  • Knowing the role of a rep
    • Main jobs/key skills
    • Rights and entitlements
    • Developing a collective approach/team working
  • What are your rights as a rep?
    • Recognition
    • Agreements
    • Policies/procedures
  • Organising/campaigning/networking/building alliances
  • Knowing the role of a H&S rep/Union Learning rep, Equality and Green rep
  • Risk Assessments/Inspections/Safety Committees
  • Presenting yourself with confidence
  • Representation skills
    • ACAS code of practice 1
    • Dealing with case work
  • Negotiating skills
    • Disclosure of information
  • Dealing with bullying, harassment and stress

Continuing professional development programme

  • Striving and thriving when working remotely
  • Promoting equality and changing behaviour
  • Supporting leaders through change
  • Women moving into management
  • BAME – Supporting workers moving into management
  • Supporting women through the menopause at work
  • Effective team working
  • Cooperative team working
  • Coaching and mentoring skills
  • Developing relationships with the media
  • Producing a press release
  • Speaking effectively to the media
  • Holding effective press conferences
  • Leadership
  • Working in partnerships with trade unions
  • Developing critically reflective practise
  • Assertiveness