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Courses in Scotland

The UCU education programme in Scotland offers reps the opportunity to acquire new skills in a practical and supportive environment. Our UCU courses are tailored to take account of Scotland's devolved nation status and where possible a member of the Scotland UCU staff team will be present to advise.

Dealing with the media

This one day course is aimed at UCU branch officers and reps who want to learn more about dealing with the media. This course will involve both print and visual media.

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.

Trade unions and the environment - Green Reps role, function & influence

This one day course is designed as an introduction to the role and functions of the UCU Environment/Green Rep. The course is open to all new and existing Green Reps who have not previously had training in this area, along with any rep who has an interest in environmental issues at work.

Challenging Sexual Harassment in the workplace: 6,13,20, October 2021, Online, Scotland

This course is aimed at branch reps who may be dealing with individual harassment/sexual harassment cases, negotiating around policies that protect members or wish to challenge harassment, in particular sexual harassment more broadly in the workplace. Please note this course is now online.

Green New deal bargaining: For all branch reps - 26, November & 3,10, December 2021, Online, Scotland

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.

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.