Organiser Pathway Level 2: Building Union

This course will increase your capacity and confidence in recruitment and delegate development skills, as well as advancing strategies in problem-solving and dispute resolution.

Category

Organising

Intended Audience

Organisers and Campaigners

Delivery Mode

Face-to-face

Duration

5 days

Cost

$1,265


About

This course is aimed at early-career Organisers, with at least two to three years’ experience in the field. 

It offers the opportunity to increase your capacity and confidence in recruitment and delegate development skills, as well as advancing strategies in problem-solving and dispute resolution. It delves into negotiation skills and offers participants an in-depth look at industrial relations bargaining in Australia.

In Part Two of the course, you’ll hone your negotiation and presentation skills, as well as refine recruitment and campaigning methods. Six weeks after completion of the course, there will be a recall session via Zoom to monitor your progress and share stories.


Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

 

  • Use workplace issues to recruit new members 
  • Develop the capacity of union delegates and workplace activists to participate in dispute resolution and collective negotiations 
  • Discern from members the key issues most relevant to specific workplaces and how these can be used for recruitment and campaigning 
  • Describe bargaining and how this has changed over time 
  • Use skills in negotiating processes and how these apply to practical situations 

Content

Problem-solving and defining problems
The industrial system
Negotiation theory and practice
Power analysis and planning
Recruitment for the long-term
Assessing and developing leaders
Presentation skills
Wage setting and bargaining
Taking action and developing union organisation


Delivery Style

This course will rely heavily on facilitated discussion, small group work and the use of real case studies.


Prerequisite

Organiser Pathway Level 1: Organising Foundations (or equivalent experience as an Organiser) 


Credly Badge

Course Enrolment

This course is offered as a stand-alone course (enrol below).

It is also offered in the Organiser Pathway: Twelve Month Program as a bundled discount.


SA

26 – 30 August | 9:00am to 5:00pm
Face-to-face

Follow Up Session
20 September | 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Online

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NSW

2 – 6 September | 9:00am to 5:00pm
Face-to-face

Follow Up Session
25 October | 11:00am to 1:00pm
Online

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VIC

2 – 6 September | 9:00am to 5:00pm
Face-to-face

Follow Up Session
1 November | 11:00am to 1:00pm
Online

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