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Workplace representative training

Workplace representative training

We provide free training on various employment relations issues in different venues around the country.

To understand the role of a workplace representative, click here, or download the so you want to be a workplace representatives booklet.

The workplace representatives residential courses for 2019 are now open for bookings. All our residential courses are delivered by a dedicated trainer from the TUC. More details about these courses can be found in the 2019 training brochure  please email wpr.training@rcm.org.uk to book your place. 

The TUC Education website https://www.tuceducation.org.uk/ also offers free online courses for Stewards/ Health and Safety reps and Learning Representatives  which will offer you the chance to discover more about your new role.

    Residential Training Courses 2019

    CourseDateVenue
    Introductory Stewards14-17 JanuaryMalmaison, Leeds
    Introductory Health and Safety28-31 JanuaryWyboston Lakes Training Centre, St Neots
    Learning Representatives Stage 111-14 FebruaryWyboston Lakes Training Centre, St Neots
    Getting the Best Deal for Members25-28 FebruaryMalmaison, Leeds
    Introductory Stewards11-14 MarchNovotelCentre Hotel, Edinburgh
    Activists Refresher Course25-28 MarchFire Services College, Moreton-in-the-Marsh
    Learning Representative  Stage 21-4 AprilHope Street Hotel, Liverpool
    Advanced Heath and Safety29 April-2 MayWyboston Lakes Training Centre, St Neots
    Getting the Best Deal for Members13-16 MayFire Services College, Moreton-in-the-Marsh
    Introductory Health and Safety3-6 JuneFire Services College, Moreton-in-the-Marsh
    Learning Representatives Stage 117-20 JuneHope Street Hotel, Liverpool
    Introductory Stewards8-11 JulyFire Services College, Moreton-in-the-Marsh
    Introductory Stewards9-12 SeptemberHope Street Hotel, Liverpool
    Introductory Health & Safety7-10 OctoberMalmaison, Leeds
    Advanced Health and Safety28-31 OctoberHope Street Hotel, Liverpool
    Getting the Best Deal for Members4-7 NovemberMalmaison, Leeds
    Introductory Stewards18-21 NovemberWyboston Lakes Training Centre, St Neots

    Regional training day dates 2018

    Region

     

    East of England (Barbara Narey)

    07 December RCM London Office

    London (Liz Cummings)

    05 December RCM London Office

    North West (Lesley Wood and Liz Stubbs)

    04 December Liverpool Quakers

    North East

    05 December Copthorne Hotel, Newcastle

    London (Linda Allan) 

    06 December RCM London Office

    West Midlands (Julia Ellis)

    08 November Education Resource Centre, Birmingham

    East Midlands, Yorkshire and Humber (Lynne Galvin & Suzanne Miller) 

    13 December Age UK Leeds

    South East 

    13 December RCM London Office

    South Central (Gabby Dowds- Quinn)

    05 December RCM London Office

    South West (Julia Chandler)

    14 December

    Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital

     

    Regional Training Days 2019

    Region   

    London – Liz Cummings

    RCM HQ Mansfield Street, London

    5 March4 September5 December
    East of England – Barbara Narey12 March - The Disability Resource Centre, Dunstable18 September - Education and Conference Centre, Arthur Rank Hospice Charity, Cambridge13 December -RCM HQ Mansfield Street, London

    East Midlands, Yorkshire and Humber - Lynne Galvin and Suzanne Miller 

    Age Concern Leeds

    20 March 20 June17 September 
    South East  - RCM HQ Mansfield Street, London20 March19 September 12 December

    West Midlands – Julia Ellis

    Education Resource Centre, Birmingham Women’s Hospital

    12 March 2 July10 December
    North West- Liz Stubbs and Lesley Wood12 March - The Studio, Manchester3 September - Quaker Meeting House, Liverpool3 December - The Studio, Manchester
    South Central -Gabby Dowds-Quinn8 March - Royal Hampshire County Hospital12 September - Mercure Newbury Elcot Park6 December - RCM HQ Mansfield Street, London

    London – Linda Allan 

    RCM HQ Mansfield Street, London

    14 March11 September4 December

    North East

    Copthorne Hotel, Newcastle

    11 March17 June 9 December
    South West – Julia Chandler15 March - Seminar Room 2, Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital10 June - Mercure Bristol North The Grange Hotel

    12 Sept -

    Exeter Racecourse

    4 December - Seminar Room 2, Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital

    MSW Advocate and Branch Officer training 2019

    Date and VenueTraining Day
    6th February 2019 , The Studio, LeedsMSW Advocates Stage 2
    12th February 2019, Copthorne Hotel, NewcastleBranch Officers
    24th April RCM London OfficeMSW Advocate Stage 1
    25th April 2019, BristolBranch Officers
    10th July 2019, RCM London OfficeMSW Advocate Stage 2
    14th October 2019, The Studio LeedsMSW Advocate Stage 1
    15th October 2019, The Studio LeedsBranch Officers
    2nd December 2019, RCM London OfficeBranch Officers

    To book on a workplace representatives training course, please email: wpr.training@rcm.org.uk  or call RCM Connect on: 0300 303 0444.

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