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NOCN Level 2 Award for Trade Union Health and Safety Representatives (QCF)

This short programme provides the opportunity for trade union represenatives to learn about Health and Safety in the workplace and how best to advise their members regarding health and safety issues at work

Course Overview

This short programme provides the opportunity for trade union represenatives to learn about Health and Safety in the workplace and how best to advise their members regarding health and safety issues at work

Within this qualification a range of programme areas can be studied;

  • Dealing with workplace stress, bullying and intimidating behaviour
    • Having to deal with abusive behaviour and stress have overtaken other issues as the most common cause of absence from work.  This short course will look at ways dealing with the causes of stress, how to handle them and will also cover ways of dealing with internal bullying and harassment including:
      • Understand the nature of specific intimidating behaviour at work
      • Understand how legislation and policy can support challenging specific behaviours at work
      • Develop a trade union plan for dealing with intimidation at work

  • Disability Champions for TU reps
  • This course is designed to train and support workplace union reps or health and safety reps to become ‘Disability Champions’ where they work. Disability Champions work with their employers to build a truly enabling workplace where disabled workers and job seekers can realise their full potential. Disability Champions are key contacts for disabled people at work
  • This 5 day course is designed to introduce the role of the Disability Champion and provide the knowledge and skills to support the role in the workplace.  Covering aspects such as the disability discrimination act the course includes,
  • The Role of the Disability Champion
  • Overcoming Obstacles
  • Disability in the Workplace - explore why discrimination occurs
  • Working with Management - build trade union counter arguments
  • The Language Barrier and Development of Language           
  • Defining a Process for Solving Problems
  • Access to Work Funding 
  • Access to Work and the public sector
  • Action Planning: Making “Two Ticks” Work
  • Legal Frameworks for Disability Equality
 

Entry Requirements
No formal qualifications are required.  You need to be nominated by your Trade Union to secure a place on this programme
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
Assessment is through portfolios
Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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