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TSSA Education: Reps' Introduction

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This two-day course will introduce the role of TSSA Reps, how we work together, and core activities. Full details and sign-up are available through our dedicated learning platform, Going Beyond.


  • To increase understanding of the trade union approach to tackling issues.
  • To develop skills to begin to effectively address members’ concerns.
  • To understand TSSA’s equality agenda and how this benefits all members.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the key functions of a trade union and the role and responsibilities of the rep.
  • Know how to identify trade union issues in the workplace.
  • Understand different means of handling members’ concerns
  • Understand how TSSA functions and where to seek support and guidance.
  • Understand equal opportunity as a trade union issue.

Scheme of work:

  • The course will involve a mix of online self-paced learning and zoom discussions
  • The course will last 2 days.
  • Links and resources will be available for reference.
  • This course will provide a basis for further in-depth training around specific H&S issues and themes
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