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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 2016 are now open for bookings. More details about these courses can be found here please email wpr.training@rcm.org.uk to book your place. 


Residential Training Courses 2016

February 1-4  Stewards Introductory CourseHalifax Hall Sheffield
February 22-25 Getting the Best Deal for MembersHalifax Hall Sheffield
March 21- 23 Health and Safety Introductory CourseSt James Hotel Nottingham
April 11-14 Stewards Introductory CourseRoyal Agricultural University, Cirencester
May 9-11Learning Representatives Stage 1 CourseRoyal Agricultural University, Cirencester
May 17-18Advanced Stewards CourseHalifax Hall Sheffield
May 23-26 Getting the Best Deal for MembersRoyal Agricultural University, Cirencester
June 13- 16  Stewards Introductory CourseJurys Inn Newcastle Gateshead
June 28 - 29Advanced Stewards CourseSt James Hotel Nottingham
July 5 – 6 Learning Representatives Stage 2 CourseRoyal Agricultural University, Cirencester
July 11-14 Getting the Best Deal for MembersJurys Inn Newcastle Gateshead
September 5-8 Getting the Best Deal for MembersSt James Hotel Nottingham
September 12-14 Health and Safety Introductory CourseHalifax Hall Sheffield
September 19-21 Learning Representatives Stage 1 CourseHalifax Hall Sheffield
October 10-13 Stewards Introductory CourseSt James Hotel Nottingham
October 24-27 Getting the Best Deal for MembersSt James Hotel Nottingham
November 7-10Stewards Introductory CourseSt James Hotel Nottingham


Regional training day dates




East Midlands and Yorkshire and Humber

RCM Leeds Office

June training at West One, Wellington Street, Leeds LS1 1BA

10 March, 11 June, 9 September and 16 December

East of England

RCM London Office

17 March, 3 June, 16 September, 3 December


RCM London Office

3 March, 10 June,

3 September (Liz Cummings)

10 September (Francine Allen)

2 December (Francine Allen)

4 December (Liz Cummings)

West Midlands

Education Resource Centre, Birmingham Women’s Hospital.

12 March, 16 June, 17 September  and 9 December

North East

Newcastle, Darlington, York, Thomson's Newcastle,

3 March, 10 June, 9 September and 9 December

North West

RCM Leeds Office

5 March, 11 June, 10 September and 10 December

Northern Ireland

RCM Belfast Office

26 February, 11 June,


RCM Edinburgh Office

19 March , 29 October

South Central/ South West

Southampton, Poole, RCM London Office , Winchester

10 March, 25 June, 29 September and 9 December

South East

RCM London Office

22 January, 26 March, 25 June and 15 October

South West

Women’s centre,  Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital

5 March, 12 June, 10 September  and 11 December


RCM Wales Office

4 February, 16 April, 10 June, 9 September  and 10 December

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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