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Job evaluation: A collective approach, 2, July 2024, Online, National course

This one day course is for branch reps and activists who are involved and interested in learning more about the importance of trade union involvement and representation in job evaluation schemes. The focus of the course will be around the use of collective action wherever possible.

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Course details

Nation/region:National course
Course meeting dates: 2, July,  2024 

Please ensure you can attend the entire course prior to submitting your application  form. Please further ensure you have secured time off from your employer to attend.
Course meeting times:

9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Course time commitment:8 - 10 hours approx. including some pre-course work

Online via teams

Please note: The course materials sit on the Training portal - UCU's training sharepoint site. You will be given a specific log in for this along with a set of instructions for access. Please do request access via your employers team site. Please read the instructions given nearer the course date.

Course content

The course will cover the following:

  • The purpose of Job evaluation 
  • Equality aspects of job evaluation
  • Job evaluation process and policy
  • How to get more involved with the job evaluation process
  • Collective action and organising around job evaluation
UCU courses are funded via members' contributions and public funding.

Information Facility time

Time off for training is a right and one which should be exercised as part of normal industrial relations. For more info please see  Facilities and time off for UCU reps.

When you apply for a course we will assume that are making a commitment to attend the course as advertised, and have secured time off from your employer. Please contact your branch/region if you are having problems securing time off.

There will be the opportunity for attendees of this course to engage with a mentor from UCU's academic related committee. This can be arranged and discussed in more detail during the course.