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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.

This year’s RCM Workplace Representatives’ Conference on Thursday 20th October at The International Centre Harrogate.  To book your free place, please go to www.rcmconference.org.uk and indicate that you are an accredited representative.  We recommend booking soon as places are filling fast. 

As a workplace representative, you can also attend for the first day of our Annual Conference on Wednesday 19th October at a significantly discounted rate.  


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

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
31 October - 1 NovemberGetting the Best Deal for MembersHalifax Hall Sheffield
November 7-10Stewards Introductory CourseSt James Hotel Nottingham
November 21-23Learning Representatives Stage 1 CourseSt James Hotel Nottingham

MSW Advocate Training Day 8th November Birmingham

Regional training day dates

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

Age UK, Bradbury Building

Mark Lane, Leeds, LS2 8JA

10 March 2016

9 June 2016

MalMaison Leeds

08 September 201606 December 2016
East of England, (Karen Godfrey-Edwards)Royal College Of Midwives, 15 Mansfield Street, London W1G 9NH15 March 201616 June 201621 September 201606 December 2016
London (Francine Allen and Nikki Rennison)Royal College Of Midwives, 15 Mansfield Street, London W1G 9NH08 March 201608 June 201614 September 201609 December 2016
London (Liz Cummings)Royal College Of Midwives, 15 Mansfield Street, London W1G 9NH01 March 201601 June 201601 September 201601 December 2016
North East (Susanna Cafferty)Various10 March 20167 June 2016,       York Hospital 13 September 2016, Darlington Hospital6 December 2016, TUC-Newcastle
North West (Lesley Woods and Liz Stubbs)

Peterloo Room, The Mechanics Centre Ltd, 103 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 6DD ( March)

Empress Suite, The Liner Hotel, Lord Nelson Street, Liverpool, L3 5QB           (June, September and December) 

10 March 2016,


09 June 2016,


15 September 2016,


08 December 2016, Liverpool
South Central,(Gabby Dowds-Quinn)Various5 April 2016, Salisbury09 June 2016, Poole22 September 2016, Southampton15 December 2016, RCM London
South East, (Clare Livingstone)Royal College Of Midwives, 15 Mansfield Street, London W1G 9NH21 January 201620 April 201621 July 201610 November 2016
South West, (Julia Chandler)Seminar Room 3 Women’s centre,  Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital17 March 201616 June 201608 September 201608 December 2016
West Midlands, (Julia Ellis)Education Resource Centre, Birmingham Women’s Hospital.09 March 201614 June 201614 September 201613 December 2016
ScotlandTBC02 March 201626 October 2016  

Annmieke Koper, Midwife, WPR, Community team leader gives advice to new WPRsTo 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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