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TUC Training Courses

National Representativesí Training 2018

Having an EIS Representative in the workplace makes a real difference and the role you play is an extremely valuable one. The EIS is encouraging Reps to take up the opportunity to participate in EIS TUC Representativesí Training Courses.

 Location  Module 1  Module 2  Return from Local Association Secretary by
Edinburgh (HQ Training Suite) 25th - 26th January 22nd - 23rd March Friday 22nd December 2017
Glasgow (STUC) 15th - 16th March 31st May - 1st June Friday 23rd February 2018
Inverness (Ness Horizons Business Centre) 24th - 25th May 27th - 28th September Friday 4th May 2018
Glasgow (STUC) 13th - 14th September 22nd - 23rd November Friday 24th August 2018

The National Representativesí Training is intended to give newly elected EIS Reps an introduction to their new EIS role and to assist in building their knowledge and confidence for that role.

This training is accredited through the use of the National Open College Network and each participant can achieve 6 credits awarded at SCQF Level 6. The introductory eNote can be found here.

If you are a relatively new school Rep and would like to take part in this training, please contact your Local Association Secretary. If you are a Rep who is looking to retire in the near future, you may wish to discuss this training with another member in your school with a view to succession planning. If you have any general enquiries regarding this training please contact Jennifer Cook jcook@eis.org.uk 

Health & Safety Representativesí Training 2018

Having an EIS Health & Safety Representative in the workplace is extremely important, it is a key role and can make a tangible difference to working conditions. The EIS is encouraging H&S reps to take up the opportunity to participate in the two-day EIS/TUC Health & Safety Representativesí Training Courses.

 Location  Date Return from Local Association Secretary by
Aberdeen (Double Tree by Hilton Aberdeen City Centre Hotel) 25th - 26th January Friday 22nd December 2017
Glasgow (STUC) 22nd - 23rd February Friday 2nd February 2018
Edinburgh (HQ training Suite 10th - 11th May Friday 20 April 2018
      

The course is designed to provide Health & Safety representatives with an opportunity to deepen their knowledge and develop the skills required to fulfil the role.

If you are an existing H&S Rep who would like to take part in this training please contact your Local Association Secretary. If you are a H&S Rep who is looking to retire in the near future, you may wish to discuss this training with another member in your workplace with a view to succession planning.

To process this please contact your Local Association Secretary as soon as possible. In the case of FELA and ULA please contact your Branch Secretaries.