Union Governance Train the Trainer


The Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009  requires that union officers who hold financial decision-making responsibilities – including elected officials, finance staff and members of committees of management – must undertake Fair Work Commission-approved training in the area of financial governance within 6 months of their appointment. The Union Governance Train the Trainer course will qualify you to deliver the Registered Organisations Commission-approved ACTU Union Governance Course for union officials.

About this course:


The Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009  requires that union officers who hold financial decision-making responsibilities – including elected officials, finance staff and members of committees of management – must undertake Fair Work Commission-approved training in the area of financial governance within 6 months of their appointment.

The Union Governance Train the Trainer course will qualify you to deliver the Registered Organisations Commission-approved ACTU Union Governance Course for union officials.

Use adult learning principles to deliver the course in a relevant and engaging way, and build your own skills as a versatile educator able to assess participants’ understanding of the content, while answering the questions of participants seeking additional information.

You will also acquire the skills and knowledge to demonstrate leadership and model the values of good union governance.

Your Train the Trainer certification is valid for 2 years, and you will need to attend the refresher course every 2 years. Please also note that only those who have successfully completed the ATUI on demand Union Governance course may attend the Train the Trainer course. Access to the on demand course will be provided to you free of charge – please contact us if you require further information.

Course Audience:

Union Educators

Course Delivery:

1 day in person, 2 days via zoom

Course Cost:

$210 (incld GST)

Digital Badge:

Yes - Digital badge awarded upon completion

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Upcoming Training Dates

Online via zoom (class times are in AEDT)

Course start: 13/10/2022 1:00 pm

Course end: 14/10/2022 5:00 pm

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Learning Outcomes:


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

  • Explain their role and responsibilities in delivering the Union Governance course;
  • Use adult learning principles to deliver the course;
  • Assess participants’ understanding of the content;
  • Answer questions or refer participants to additional information, to improve their understanding of Union Governance; and
  • Demonstrate leadership in the application of values and principles of Union Governance in their union.