Trade Unions

Working with a Trades Union on this agenda can be very helpful. All trades unions train Union Learning Reps (ULRs) who could be champions of this agenda. 

Individual unions also fund learning, click here to see an example.

Working with Trade Unions on Skills for Life 
(1)	Find out which union is active in your employer and speak to the branch secretary. 
(2)	Find out if they already run any learning schemes and / or could start some in partnership. 
(3)	Discuss the approach to non-members accessing training. 
(4)	Get planning!