Union Representative plus Aspiring Representative Training Level One: Schools (TUT)

4 places available

Start:  Tuesday 20 November 2018 - 9.00am

Finish: Wednesday 21 November 2018 - 3.00pm

New Premises: SSTUWA building, 1 West Street, West Perth WA 6005 (off Thomas Street).


About the course

This two-day course is designed for both current Union Representatives and Deputy Representatives.  It is also open to persons aspiring to take on either of these roles in 2019.

The training will provide essential knowledge and skills to support representatives in their important role of providing union leadership in schools.  Learn the roles and responsibilities of this position and build confidence to succeed in this role.

Please note:
SSTUWA may fund travel and accommodation expenses for currently elected Representatives outside the metropolitan area.  Each regional application will be assessed by the Education and Training Centre Coordinator for funding approval.


On completion of the course Union Representatives will have:

  • A clear understanding of their role and responsibilities in the workplace.
  • Practiced skills and developed strategies to represent, advocate, manage, advise and lead members at the workplace.
  • Explored support structures and legal processes that lead to dispute resolution.
  • Planned how to better manage union business at their workplace.


$ Nil : Members Only


Morning tea and lunch provided.

We are able to supply a vegetarian or gluten free option. Please advise us prior to the event. training@sstuwa.org.au


Cherry Bogunovich
Education Officer SSTUWA

Nominated Audience

Union & Deputy Representatives and Aspiring Representatives 2019

Trade union training leave

Members in schools and TAFE colleges are eligible for five days of paid leave per year to attend trade union training (TUT).

To comply with TUT leave requirements applicants must:

  • Submit applications to DoE/principal four weeks prior to the event.
  • Provide DoE/principal with a printed copy of the course program attached to this form.
  • Be nominated by the SSTUWA. See “nominated audience” on the attached course program.

This leave provision covers teacher relief for members attending SSTUWA TUT courses.

For school administration
When processing TUT leave applications:

  • Indicate the leave is “Miscellaneous Paid Leave” when completing an application for leave form.
  • “Trade Union Training - project code 1471” should be written under leave type.

Professional Standards for Teachers in Western Australia

This training relates to the following standards :

  • Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning
  • Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community.