Worksite Representative Training

Due to COVID-19 all PSA training will be held online indefinitely via Zoom.

PSA training is a valuable resource for PSA members. Members are entitled to 10 days paid trade union training leave every two years. Our training courses are designed to develop important skills that will benefit you personally and in your career.

As a PSA worksite representative, you play an essential role in the union. You are a vital link between members at your local worksite and the PSA, and the PSA offers specifically tailored training to enable Worksite Representatives to carry out their role.

The following is a list of Worksite Representative specific training courses for 2020.

Registration is essential. Click here to register for a course.


Worksite Representatives Level One
This training is delivered over a three-day course program. This course covers communication skills, what is the role of the Worksite Representative, interpreting industrial provisions and problem solving skills, union history and much more.

Whether you are a long-serving worksite representative or are new to the role, this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to undertake your role confidently and effectively.

Dates
    • 12-14 May 2020
    • 11-13 August 2020
    • 17-19 November 2020

Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Venue: Online via Zoom


Worksite Representatives Level Two
This course is available to those Worksite Representatives who have completed the Worksite Representatives Course 1 (or equivalent). The training is delivered over a two-day program. This course develops advanced communication skills as well as leadership skills.

Dates
    • 2-3 June 2020
    • 13-14 October 2020

Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Venue: Online via Zoom


Representing Member Skills
If you have a particular interest in the skills required to support members with individual issues then this is the course for you! It covers supporting members, negotiation skills and dealing with management.


Date

   • 24 September 2020


Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Venue: Online via Zoom


Effective Meeting Skills
Workplace meetings like union meetings and consultative forums offer particular opportunities for Worksite Representatives to address workplace issues this course looks at how to get the most out of these meetings.

Dates

    • 23 September 2020

Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Venue: Online via Zoom