Resources, courses and advice for CWU members and reps


The Equality, Education & Development Department plays a vital role in the life of the union with an enviable reputation in the wider labour movement. We recognise that properly targeted, high quality education and training will ensure that representatives develop the necessary skills and confidence to represent our members and build our union.

Member Courses

From here you can access hundreds of different courses, including English, maths, IT, professional qualifications, hobbies and interests. The courses hosted on this site are free but we also link to other sites offering a mix of free and fee paying courses.

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Rep Courses

Our activists are the most important resource that we have in the CWU. We consistently invest in helping all our representatives improve and develop their skills so that they can do the best possible job for our members in the workplace.

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Join The CWU

Together we are stronger! Join over 185,000 other CWU members! We represent people like you at Royal Mail, BT, EE, Santander, Virgin and hundreds more employers. There is strength and solidarity in numbers. Join the CWU today.

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Harassment Helpline

If you are experiencing bullying and harassment in the workplace, please contact the CWU Harassment Helpline on FREEPHONE 0800 090 2303.

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Justice is the goal. Solidarity is the tool. Education is the key.