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Courses in the Northern region

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These are the courses for branch reps and activists currently running in Northern region.

If there are no dates listed for the course you'd like to attend, or if you'd like to be made aware of further dates, please register your interest here.

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Job evaluation: A collective approach, July 2024

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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Rep 1 - UCU reps induction: May 2024

This classroom based course is aimed at new reps/caseworkers and activists who will be undertaking this role in the near future. Existing reps who have not attended training before are also encouraged to attend. The course will cover all aspects of your role as a rep including your rights as a rep, union democracy, recruitment and communication. You should complete this course prior to applying for the Rep 2 course.

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Rep 2 - representing UCU members: June 2024

This classroom course is for reps who have completed UCU's Rep 1 course, or our introduction to case work (alt. H&S1, or Barg for Equality, ULR) and are now actively engaged in representing individual members. The course assumes you are actively engaged with your branch and understand UCU's democratic structures both in the branch and nationally.