Women's Contact Officer Training Level Two: Schools and TAFE (TUT)

6 places available

Start:  Monday 29 August 2022 - 9.00am

Finish: Tuesday 30 August 2022 - 3.00pm

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



About the course

This two-day course is designed for Women Contact Officers who have completed Women Contact Officer Training Level One.

Participation in this event will provide additional knowledge and skills to support Women Contact Officers when leading to develop and engage the branch at the workplace.

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 Women Contact Officers will have:

  • Developed knowledge and skills pertinent to the role and responsibilities of a Women's Contact Officer.
  • Built skills and confidence to represent, advocate, and manage.
  • Built confidence in dealing with gender/equity related issues.
  • Explored conflict and strategies that support managing difficult situations.
  • Developed an understanding of the importance of equal employment opportunities and promoting equity in the workplace.


$ Nil : Members Only


Morning tea and lunch provided.


Cherry Bogunovich: Education Officer
Janette Bedwell, Women/Equity Officer
Vanessa Herbert, PDT Consultancy

Nominated Audience

Elected Women's Contact Officers who have completed Level One training.

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