Other Courses for Members
This page provides information on NASUWT Courses as well as links to TUC and Unionlearn courses which members may be interested in.
Introduction to the NASUWT
This one-day course is open to all members of the NASUWT and is aimed at those wanting to find out more about the Union. If you are interested in getting more active but don’t know how or simply want to understand more about how the Union works, this one-day course will help. FREE to NASUWT members.
Workers on the Autism Spectrum and Trade Union Support
A one day NASUWT training course on autism in the workplace for Local Association Officers, Equality Officers, School Representatives and members. This course looks at the reality and myths, making the workplace autism-friendly and the law. Please note - this briefing is not aimed at people who work with autistic children, but is for trade unionists representing members in the workplace. FREE to NASUWT members.
An awareness building course which will also explore strategies for celebrating, promoting and organising around neurodiversity in the workplace. This course is open to all members and should be of particular interest to school representatives, lay officers and caseworkers. FREE to NASUWT members.
This course teaches assertiveness skills in the context of schools, colleges and trade unions. Skills acquired on the course are particularly useful to those seeking career progression, those coping with workplace bullying or simply to those who feel that they are not in control of their working lives. FREE to NASUWT members.
This course will equip members with a range of practical skills to deal with problematic behaviour within the classroom with sessions looking at motivating pupils, the use of language, understanding anger and dealing with violence. FREE to all NASUWT members.
Dignity at Work: Your Rights, their Responsibilities
This practical course focuses on identifying bullying behaviour and developing personal strategies to deal with bullying. It also considers the legal framework and bullying from an organisational perspective, including how to raise the issue collectively within schools and colleges. This course is open to members dealing with bullying situations and Representatives who wish to tackle workplace bullying. FREE to NASUWT members.
TUC Diploma in Employment Law (online)
This course is aimed at more experienced trade union representatives, helping them develop knowledge and understanding of employment law in a trade union context and therefore making them more effective as workplace representatives. Details of this course and how to apply, can be found here. FREE to NASUWT members.
TUC Diploma in TUC Diploma in Equalities (online)
The Diploma is designed for experienced Trade Union Reps whose role would benefit from a wider understanding of Equality Issues. It is intended to help students understand equality issues in the workplace, current equality legislation and how it can be applied. Details of this course and how to apply, can be found here. FREE to NASUWT members.
The training seeks to dispel some of the traditional myths about stress, and will focus on the wellbeing of the individual teacher, by providing opportunities for individuals to explore their own responses to stressful situations, thus developing their self-awareness, and encouraging participants to identify their own strategies to build up their resilience. FREE to NASUWT members.
Mental Health First Aid
A practical course for an employee to become a Mental Health First Aider in the workplace - spot early signs, help someone experiencing a problem, provide help on a first aid basis, help stop a mental illness from getting worse, help someone recover faster, guide someone to the right support, and reduce the stigma of mental health problems. FREE to NASUWT members.
Health and Safety Management
This one-day course introduces NASUWT members with senior management responsibility to the knowledge and skills needed in this important area. The course is built around ‘Five Steps to Successful Safety Management’. FREE to NASUWT members.
This course offers teachers who serve on governing bodies (either as teacher governors or in any other capacity) the opportunity to learn how the law applies to the composition and operation of school governing bodies in England and Wales and how to operate effectively within a governing body. The course is open to any NASUWT member who is a governor of a school in any capacity. FREE to NASUWT members.
Train and Accredit New Tutors
The NASUWT’s training programme is accredited via the National Open College Network. This course explains the NASUWT training programme, educational methodologies and familiarises participants with the skills and strategies required to deliver successful training courses. FREE to NASUWT members.
Training Officers' Training and Development Day
This essential annual event brings tutors up to date with changes that impact upon training. The next Training Officers' Training and Development Day will take place on Thursday 3 November 2016 at Rednal. Contact the Conferences and Events team to book your place. Expenses will be paid via the normal protocols.
Seminars for Members
Other seminars for members are run on a regular basis and focus on a topic of interest to NASUWT members. They are led by practicing teachers and other experts. The seminars are FREE to NASUWT members and travel expenses paid.