The NUJ’s organising and recruitment workshop in London on Friday 7 February is for reps who want to develop membership engagement and activity in their branch or chapel. Book your free place now. All dates for reps’ training can be found on the NUJ website.
Are you a would-be or rookie freelance? These two courses, First steps in Freelancing, on Friday 1 May and Friday 23 October, and Winning and negotiating freelance work, on Friday 15 May and Friday 6 November, will give you all the tips and advice needed to make it a success. To find out more and book your place go to the NUJ website.
Women in Leadership: this course, offered by the TUC in the Midlands and north east, is for women trade union reps who want to develop their leadership positions in the trade union movement or build their CV skills to advance into leadership roles in their organisation or community. Go to the TUC website for new dates in April.
NUJ Training Scotland offers a range of practical, hands-on professional courses tutored by experts in the industry with a wealth of experience in journalism, PR and digital media. Upcoming courses include: defamation; film editing; and collaborative leadership. Find out more on the website calendar.
NUJ Training Wales offers practical, subsidised courses until March 2020 thanks to Welsh government funding, and can cost as little as £25 a day. Upcoming courses include: surviving as a freelance and mentoring and coaching. The website also hosts a huge range of online modules to help with your professional development.
Sign on at the Federation of Entertainment Unions' training website and as a member of the NUJ working in England you will be able to take part in a range of free training webinars, workshops and have access to online resources. Upcoming courses include: Digital Marketing for Creative Professionals and Effective Communication in London. Book your place on the webinar on developing assertiveness at 11.00 on Tuesday 21 January.
TUC education is a one-stop-shop for reps’ training. It runs practical courses and has a bank of useful eLearning modules to help reps keep up to date on key workplace issues.