Union Representative Training Level One: Schools (TUT) - ZOOM
18 places available
Start: Friday 19 August 2022 - 9.00am
Finish: Friday 19 August 2022 - 3.00pm
Location: THIS EVENT WILL BE ONLINE VIA ZOOM. Please have a web cam and microphone available for this training.
About the course
This one-day course is designed for both Union Representatives and Deputy Representatives.
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.
This event will be a full day (six hour) live delivery online event via ZOOM. You will have an opportunity to interact with other participants and engage with the presenters online.
On completion of the course Union Representatives will have:
- A clear understanding of their role and responsibilities in the workplace.
- Developed their understanding of building the branch through relationships to empower, advise and lead members at the workplace.
- Developed a plan to move forward successfully in their role in the workplace.
Delivery method: Live online event
This event will be a full day (six hour) live delivery online event via ZOOM. You will have an opportunity to interact with other participants and engage with the presenters online. Completing this course will contribute to six hours of professional learning and a certificate will be provided at the end of the session.
- Stable internet connection
- Laptop/desktop computer
- Earphones or headphones (optional)
- Web cam and microphone
$ Nil : Members Only
Cherry Bogunovich, Education Officer SSTUWA
Natalie Swinbourn, Schools Organiser Teams Coordinator
Natalie Blewitt, Growth Team Coordinator
Elected Union Representatives and Deputy Representatives
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.
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:
- Ensure staff attending training have selected TUT Leave in HRMIS.
- Project code 1471 will be generated within the payment system.
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