Online Courses – places available

Please find below details of July online training courses where we still have availability.  If you are interested in attending any of these courses please arrange for the attached booking form to be completed and then forward to as soon as possible.  Please note that all of the courses are subject to numbers:

  • Online Organising for Health & Safety (5, 6, 12, 13 July – 1.00-4.30 pm each day)
  • Online ERA Refresher (27, 28 July – 9.30 am – 1.00 pm each day)

Please also find attached calendar for details of all our courses for the remainder of the year (July Organising Stewards course is full).

Free Online Event ‘Spotlight on Business and Human Rights’ Tues 15 June 10am-12.30pm

Scrutiny’ – relevant to so much in public services around human rights issues, domestically and internationally.

New human rights law in Scotland, public spending and procurement and supply chains, tackling corruption, and how the UN Guiding Principles on Human Rights can help promote transparency, accountability and scrutiny.

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These are all on the agenda for this important free online event on Tuesday 15 June ‘Spotlight on Business and Human Rights – Transparency, Accountability & Scrutiny’ – relevant to so much in public services around human rights issues, domestically and internationally.

Please do attend, if of interest, and/or pass details on to all you think may be interested. Full info, including a leaflet if of use, and registration link are here

The direct registration link is here on Eventbrite.

The event is organised by the Campaign for Freedom of Information in Scotland and supported by UNISON. Peter Hunter, Head of Organising, will be chairing and Gemma Freedman, from our International Unit in London, will be speaking on campaigning at UK level for a human rights due diligence ‘Failure to Prevent’ law. (More on this here )

Creative & Cultural Skills (CCS) Apprenticeship Frameworks

Creative & Cultural Skills (CCS) ,a sector skills council,  are developing refreshed Apprenticeship Frameworks which will be of interest to some of our Branches as it will cover workers in Technical Theatre & Production Operations and Galleries & Museums.

The Modern Apprenticeship frameworks are for Modern Apprenticeships in the Creative and Cultural sector at SCQF Level 6 and at SCQF Level 7.

Any Stewards interested in these areas can feedback any comments they may have or I’m more than happy for them to contact me direct before the 20th of May 2021, Kevin Duguid

Below is the Frameworks and Proposal document along with the Core Skills mapping.

Download or view the below documents: