Working with Unions: Superannuation

This is a foundational course designed specifically for staff in the profit-to-member superannuation and finance sectors that enhances participants’ understanding of how industry funds, Australian unions and their members are working together. Working with Unions: Superannuation also gives participants a grounding in Australian union history, the values that underpin unionism  and issues facing the movement today.

About this course:

This is a foundational course designed specifically for staff in the profit-to-member superannuation and finance sectors that enhances participants’ understanding of how industry funds, Australian unions and their members are working together.

Working with Unions: Superannuation also gives participants a grounding in Australian union history, the values that underpin unionism  and issues facing the movement today.

Suitable for staff of all levels in the profit-to-member superannuation and finance sectors.

This course is offered in four-hour training via online (zoom).

Course Fees

If you are an ACTU Superannuation Program Partner or a Super Grad, you are entitled to unlimited complimentary registrations for the online Working with Unions Superannuation course.  If you work for a fund that is not part of our program there will be a cost to attend this online course.

 

Course Audience:

Profit-to-members superannuation & finance sector staff

Course Delivery:

4 hours via zoom

Course Cost:

$240.00 (GST inclusive) - please discuss with your Partnership Manager if a cost applies

Digital Badge:

Yes - Digital badge awarded upon completion

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Upcoming Training

Online

Course start: 01/03/2023 12:00 pm

Course end: 01/03/2023 4:00 pm

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Online

Course start: 04/04/2023 12:00 pm

Course end: 04/04/2023 4:00 pm

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Online

Course start: 07/06/2023 12:00 pm

Course end: 07/06/2023 4:00 pm

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Online

Course start: 24/08/2023 12:00 pm

Course end: 24/08/2023 4:00 pm

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Online

Course start: 17/10/2023 12:00 pm

Course end: 17/10/2023 4:00 pm

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Online

Course start: 17/11/2023 12:00 pm

Course end: 17/11/2023 4:00 pm

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Learning Outcomes:

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

  • explain the role unions played in establishing both universal superannuation and industry super funds,
  • identify entitlements that unions historically fought for and won for workers,
  • identify the key industrial instruments that impact workers’ entitlements,
  • broadly describe the profile of a union member,
  • confidently liaise with union officials and identify how they can work with unions to optimise retirement outcomes of members,
  • recognise that engagement with unions value adds through access to a commercial distribution channel,
  • describe the role of workers’ capital in providing secure jobs for workers and the infrastructure to grow a strong economy,
  • identify the role public policy and campaigns play in delivering better outcomes for workers (universality, adequacy, and equity), and;
  • advocate for union membership within their own funds.

Dates

Online via Zoom

  • 1 March 2023 | 12:00am-4:00pm (AEDT) | Via Zoom

Online via Zoom

  • 4 April 2023 | 12:00am-4:00pm (AEST) | Via Zoom

Online via Zoom

  • 7 June 2023 | 12:00am-4:00pm (AEST) | Via Zoom

Online via Zoom

  • 24 August 2023 | 12:00am-4:00pm (AEST) | Via Zoom

Online via Zoom

  • 17 October 2023 | 12:00am-4:00pm (AEDT) | Via Zoom

Online via Zoom

  • 17 November 2023 | 12:00am-4:00pm (AEDT) | Via Zoom