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Equal Rights Parts 1 & 2

These course are linked and both courses will have to be completed by students in a single academic year (i.e. 1st August to 31st July).

These courses are aimed at all CWU representatives, particularly those who deal with equality issues for their Branch.

Part 1

The essential 5 day course for CWU activists who wish to increase their knowledge of Equality.

During the five day programme you will receive a thorough grounding in:

  • Inequality in society
  • Bullying and harassment at work
  • Maternity, Paternity and Parental rights
  • Disability at work
  • The Equality Act 2010
  • Learning to use the CWU Equality Toolkit
  • Role of the equality rep
  • Problem solving skills
  • Interviewing Skills

This course is designed to ensure that everyone gets the chance to participate fully through working in small groups, taking part in group discussions, role play and practical exercises. You do not need to have any qualifications or previous experience to attend this course.

 

Part 2

The second part of the essential 5 day course for CWU activists who wish to increase their knowledge of Equality.

If someone has already completed an Equal Rights Part 1 course, they can still apply for this course.

During the five day programme you will receive a thorough grounding in:

  • Discrimination at work
  • Discrimination – the legal framework
  • Developing Negotiating skills
  • Negotiating for equality
  • Race issues in the workplace
  • Religion issues in the workplace
  • Sexual orientation issues in the workplace
  • Domestic Violence Awareness
  • Action Planning

This course is designed to ensure that everyone gets the chance to participate fully through working in small groups, taking part in group discussions, role play and practical exercises. You do not need to have any qualifications or previous experience to attend this course.

RELEASE

Please note that this course attracts UNPAID RELEASE from BT and Openreach. It attracts PAID RELEASE from Parcelforce, Post Office Limited, ROMEC, O2 and Royal Mail Group.

DATES

The following Residential Equal Rights course is currently scheduled to take place at the CWU Education and Training Centre at Alvescot Lodge.

  • Part 1: 9 – 13 September 2019