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.

About this course:

Intended Audience 

Organisers and Campaigners

 

About this course 

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 mode

Face-to-face 

 

Delivery style

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

 

Duration 

Five days 

 

Pre-requisites

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

 

Related courses

Organiser Pathway Level 3: Organising for Change 

Industrial Foundations

Certificate IV in WHS

 

Credly Badge

Organiser Pathway Level 2: Building Union

 

2024

 

This course is being delivered as part of a comprehensive training package for new Organisers that also includes Organiser Induction and Organiser Pathway Level 1: Organising Foundations.

 

View dates and enrol in the Twelve Month Pathway here.

 

This course is also being offered as a stand-alone course, for those who have already completed Organiser Pathway Level 1: Organising Foundations. Dates are as follows:

 

ONLINE – ENROL HERE

Part 1 | Online | 30 April to 2 May | 11:00am to 4:00pm
Part 2 | Online | 7 – 9 May | 11:00am to 4:00pm
Part 3 | Online | 14 – 15 May | 11:00am to 4:00pm
Follow Up Session 1 | Online | 14 June | 11:00am to 1:00pm
Follow Up Session 2 | Online | 16 August | 11:00am to 1:00pm

Cost: $770