20 places available
This skills based program is suitable for any person working in an education environment. You will learn valuable
skills that will ensure you have the confidence to keep you and your students safe in the event of a verbal or
physical encounter while at work. This course has been specifically designed to give you the tools needed to deal
with a wide range of incidents that may occur in an education setting.
The course will briefly explore Department of Education Guidelines around violence in schools as well as the SSTUWA position. The main focus of this day will be on building the skills and knowledge required to keep yourself safe in the workplace. You will have opportunities to apply and practice the skills in soft, medium and high-end situations that ma occur in the school context.
During this one-day course participants will learn how to reduce the threat of physical violence and harm through:
$ 120 : Members: Part Time/Relief/Student
$ 240 : Members: Full Time
$ 385 : Non-Members
Morning tea and lunch provided.
Andrew Richardson International Defensive Solutions
Ian Daw, SSTUWA Organiser
Members and non-members
Primary, Secondary and TAFE
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:
The school will not be charged for the salary of the person attending trade union training - this is covered by the DoE. However, if a relief teacher is required, this is funded through the school's one line budget.
For school administration
When processing TUT leave applications:
Standard 4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community
Thu 19 Oct @ 9.00am - Fri 20 Oct @ 3.00pm
Thu 19 Oct @ 11.00am - 4.00pm
Fri 27 Oct @ 9.00am - 3.30pm
We wish to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work. We wish to pay respect to their Elders - past, present and future - and acknowledge the important role all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people continue to play within Australia. We stand in solidarity.
Authorised by Mary Franklyn, General Secretary, The State School Teachers' Union of W.A.
ABN 54 478 094 635 © 2023