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Courses in the North West region

UCU reps

Three day course for all new UCU reps and branch officers, with a second three day module for caseworkers.

Health and safety reps

Course for all new and existing health and safety reps who have received no training

Trade unions and the environment

Course for UCU members and reps on climate change and ways to protect the environment.

Mental health is a trade union issue: 8,15,22, July 2021, Online (national course)

This course is designed for reps who want to develop an understanding around why mental health is a trade union issue, and to ensure working practices support equality. This course would benefit both UCU equality reps, health and safety reps, and others in the branch who represent or negotiate on behalf of members.

Mental health is a trade union issue

One day course is designed for reps who want to develop and understanding of why mental health is a trade union issue.

Introduction to pensions

Two day course for existing pensions reps or other branch reps or officers offering support to members with pensions enquiries.

Green New deal bargaining: 9,16,23 June 2021, Online, (National course)

This course is for all Green reps along with those in the branch who are interested in bargaining around environmental issues. The course will help reps navigate UCU Green New Deal bargaining advice and enable you to work on a potential claim to the employer.

Equality reps - Induction 8,15,22 June 2021

Course aimed at UCU equality officers and reps and other branch officers on using equality legislation.

Effective negotiating & bargaining, 16,23,30, June & 7, July 2021

Course for reps and officers involved in branch negotiations to increase their understanding and confidence to better represent UCU members on collective issues