Union learning representatives

ULRs specialise in advising and supporting members with their continuing personal and professional development. They work closely with school/college members and management to identify ways to improve access and quality of current provision, as well as source new opportunities.

The role can include:

  • raising awareness and promoting the value of learning
  • providing information on learning
  • identifying learning needs
  • working with employers and partners to improve access to learning
  • monitoring quality of provision, and supporting equal opportunities in learning.

The role is accredited and ULRs complete a one-day course to equip them with the skills and knowledge to fulfil their role.

The ULR course will help you to:

  • develop your skills and knowledge about the role of ULRs
  • work with other ATL / AMiE reps on learning issues to improve union organisation at your workplace
  • find out what¬†ATL / AMiE¬†policies are around learning
  • promote the value of learning and skills within the workplace
  • identify members' learning needs
  • support members in managing their own learning
  • work with your employer to develop learning opportunities.

Who this course is for

This course is for new ATL / AMiE union learning reps.

Course details

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