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TUC Union Learning Reps Stage 1 Course_England (Classroom)
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Event details
Wed, 22 Nov 2023 - 09:30 to
Fri, 01 Dec 2023 - 16:30

Northern College
Wentworth Castle
S75 3ET
United Kingdom


Union Learning Representatives (ULRs) are helping to give people the skills and knowledge to improve their lives at work and beyond. They are making a real difference in workplaces up and down the country, raising the profile of training and development by providing advice, encouragement and information to members about a range of learning opportunities.

Who is the course for?

This course is for newly appointed union learning reps (ULRs). ULRs are specialist reps who provide advice, encouragement and information to members about learning opportunities that can help them improve their lives at work and beyond.

How long is the course?

This course will be delivered over 5 days in the classroom on 22, 23, 24, 30 November and 1 December 2023.

What will the course help me to do?

This course will help you:

  • Use surveys and mapping to Identify learning needs
  • Promote the value of training and learning to union members
  • Understand how to work with providers and potential partners
  • Support and encourage members who want to broaden their skills
  • Arrange training and learning opportunities
  • Consult with your employer about training and learning

How much is the course?

There are no course fees for union reps from TUC affiliated unions.

PLEASE NOTE: This course is for residents of England only. This course will be delivered by Northern College. Please be aware that funding restrictions in some areas may mean that a college cannot accept your application: if this is the case you will be notified which college to reapply to.

Please be aware, applications will cease to be available 1 week before the scheduled start date. If you wish to apply after this date, please contact

*Please ensure that you have time off to attend this course and that you have notified the appropriate union branch official or officer that you intend to take the course.


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