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Courses in Northern Ireland

Currently colleagues in Northern Ireland are invited to apply for courses in England.

Should you be unable to find a course to suit please feel free to contact the training team at

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H&S 1 - induction: (health & safety role and functions) June 2024

This course forms the first part of UCU's health and safety training programme. This course is for new health and safety reps, those who have been in the role sometime but have never been trained, along with those in the branch who want to further understand the role, and legislation that enables health and safety reps to hold institutions to account.

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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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Representing individual members: an introduction to casework - June 2024

This is a course for reps who are new to representing individual members or those who are considering becoming more involved in the direct representation of individual and groups of members. Those who have been practicing for some time may also find this course to be a useful refresher of best practice.