Midlands

Challenging Racism Having Difficult Conversations

Saturday 24TH March 10 am until 13.00 - Half day course

Unit 15 Arches Industrial Estate Spon End Coventry

A joint event with Hope Not Hate will look at how we confront racism in our communities and work places. A vital ability given the rise in racism today in both Britain and wider.

The event is free but donations are welcome.

Anyone interested should e mail the Secretary Tony Conway – e mail below.

Cheques made out to Coventry against Racism and sent to Coventry against Racism care off Coventry TUC Unit 15 Arches Industrial Estate Spon End Coventry

 

COVENTRY AGAINST RACISM

OPPOSING RACISM AND FASCISM LOCALLY, NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY

SECRETARY’S E MAIL tony.conway@live.uk

 


ULR Learning Live Conference - Friday 28 October 2017

Venue: Y Theatre, 7 East St, City Centre, Leicester LE1 6EY

Who is this for:  ULRs, Branch Learning Co-ordinators & Branch Officers (2 delegates per branch)

Guest Speaker: Mark Serwotka

Main focus of the event:

  • promote the ULF in your workplace
  • how union learning can help to build your branch
  • promote trade union & learning in the region to improve development of our reps
  • recruitment and support of apprentices

Email jeanc@pcs.org.uk for further information


TUED Courses for the Autumn Term 2017

An Introduction to PCS (3 days over 3 Weeks)

The Course will be held on 19 & 26 September and 3 October at  Apex Court, City Link, Nottingham, NG2 4LA 

This is a three-day course aimed at new branch representatives - or members who wish to become representatives. All new representatives are encouraged to attend this course.

The course aims to develop your understanding of how PCS works as well as developing your skills and confidence.

The course covers all aspects of union activity including:

  • your role and rights as a rep
  • how PCS is organised and how policy is made
  • the role of branches, groups and associations
  • resolving local issues
  • recruiting new members.

The course is designed to equip representatives with the basics they need to know to allow them to identify areas of interest where they may like to undertake more training and begin to develop in their role as a rep.

Through the activities you will develop transferable skills that will assist you in your role representing members. The course will help you build an invaluable resource pack. The course is accredited by the National Open College Network.

To book your place email Jeanc@pcs.org.uk


Tackling disability discrimination ( 2 days held over 2 weeks)

This course will be held on 10 & 17 October at The PCS Midland Hub Unit 6, Holt Court Henage St West Birmingham B7 4AX

This two day course 

course is designed for PCS representatives, to give a basic understanding of the Equality Act 2010 and how it may benefit disabled members at work.

The aims of the course are to:

Understand the social model of disability

Identify issues of concern for disabled members

Understand the scope and limitations of the Equality Act

Consider how the Equality and Human Rights Act benefits members and applicants for emplyment and promotion

Through the activities you will develop transferable skills that will assist you in your role representing members. The course will help you build an invaluable resource pack. The course is accredited by the National Open College Network.

To book your place email Jeanc@pcs.org.uk


Handling personal cases (3 days held over 3 Weeks)

This course will be held on 14, 21, & 28 November at  Apex Court, City Link, Nottingham, NG2 4LA 

This three-day course aims to help you to:

  • develop best practice
  • develop skills for handling day-to-day issues
  • understand, identify and use relevant procedures/agreements within your workplace
  • build confidence in using in-house procedures
  • develop interviewing and negotiating skills
  • find information and support.

Through the activities you will develop transferable skills that will assist you in your role representing members. The course will help you build an invaluable resource pack. The course is accredited by the National Open College Network.

To book your place email Jeanc@pcs.org.uk


Health and safety Awarness Course (2 days held over 2 weeks)

This course will be held on 5 &12 December at The Secular Hall

This two day introductory course aims to help you: understand the role of the health and safety representative, gain confidence and develop skills to analyse problems.The course is accredited by the National Open College Network.

The course covers:

  • workplace surveys
  • health and safety legislation
  • risk assessment
  • health and safety inspections

Through the activities you will develop transferable skills that will assist you in your role representing members. The course will help you build an invaluable resource pack. The course is accredited by the National Open College Network.

To book your place email Jeanc@pcs.org.uk

 

 

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