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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 training@ucu.org.uk.


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H&S 1 - induction: (health & safety role and functions) November, Online

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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Workload rep training 2: Workload campaign in action, inspections and investigations - 2 August 2024, Online

This short course is open to UCU activists and reps who want to build upon their knowledge of workload as a health and safety hazard in the workplace. The UCU workload campaign gives us the tools to tackle increasing workloads and working hours. The failure of employers to protect staff from excessive workloads and stress is damaging our health, our students' education, and our ability to organise to defend ourselves and our sector In this course you will work through practical examples and explore ideas around how to use the safety rep functions to identify and reduce excessive workloads.