TAFE Union Representative and Committee Delegates Training (TUT)

3 places available

Start:  Thursday 10 September 2020 - 9.00am

Finish: Friday 11 September 2020 - 5.00pm

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


About the course

This two-day course is designed for TAFE Union Representatives, Aspiring Representatives and TAFE Committee Delegates.

The training will provide fundamental knowledge and skills that enable effective union leadership in 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.


During the course participants will:

•     Explore and navigate the TAFE General Agreement.

•     Develop an in-depth understanding of clauses that affect TAFE

•     Practice skills and develop strategies to represent, advocate,
      manage and lead members at their workplace.

•     Explore support structures and legal processes that lead to dispute

•     Plan how to better manage union business at their workplace.

•     Explore the structure and operations of the Joint Consultative

Safety, Hygiene and Social Distancing

The SSTUWA is committed to following all up-to-date safety and health regulations related to COVID 19 throughout these training events.

We also request that participants bring their own mug for use at training and that any participant not feeling well or showing fever, cough or flu-like symptoms cancel their registration and not attend.


$ 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


Ramona Mitussis -TAFE Organiser SSTUWA

Nominated Audience

TAFE Union Reps, Aspiring Union Reps, TAFE Committee Delegates.

Trade union training leave


Members in 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 manager through your normal leave application process. You will be applying for Trade Union Training Leave of 7.5 hours per day.
  • Provide manager 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.