CWU Parcelforce Agreement IR Training

Motions 68 and 69 were accepted at Postal Conference 2015. The above referred to course has now been scheduled in conjunction with the Postal and Education & Training Departments to be delivered at the Elstead Hotel, Bournemouth. The course has been scheduled to take place commencing Monday 3rd October 2016. However, should the number of applications indicate that a further course is required consideration will be given to running an additional course commencing Monday 10th October 2016.
This course is aimed at CWU representatives in Parcelforce. With presentations and expert advice from senior IR experts during the five day programme you will receive a thorough grounding in how to effectively represent your members working within the business. 
This newly designed course will be delivered over five days and includes a full programme of group activities, presentations and guest speakers delivered by experienced CWU facilitators. 
This course is designed to:
• Help Parcelforce Reps encourage members to become more active in the CWU

• Develop a better understanding of the current agreements 

• Provide an opportunity to build effective support and networks for Parcelforce Reps

• Develop new ideas for how your members can work at the heart of the CWU
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.
Release

This course attracts paid release from Parceforce for Parcelforce representatives and applicants will be provided with the appropriate documentation to provide to the employer prior to attendance.
Dates

The following two separate Parcelforce Industrial Training courses are currently scheduled to take place at the Elstead Hotel.
• Monday 3rd – Fri 7th October 2015 (As outlined above if demand dictates an additional course may be scheduled for Monday 10th – Friday 14th October)
• (Closing date for applications – Monday 8th August 2015)
To Book your Place

Your Branch will have to approve your application, contact your Branch Secretary to ask for an application form. 
Expenses

If your Branch nominates you for this course they will usually bear any travel costs and expenses. This can vary, so always check with your Branch Secretary in advance.
This course is residential. The cost of tuition, food and accommodation will be met from Headquarters. Branches are expected to meet the cost of travelling and any appropriate expenses payments. Branches requiring financial assistance from the General Fund to enable them to send students to the course must submit the request with the nomination, to enable the Trustees to consider the request in time.   
Application forms should be returned in the normal way to: Trish Lavelle, Head of Education & Training, CWU Education & Training Centre, Alvescot Lodge, Alvescot, BAMPTON, Oxon OX18 2PY. Telephone: 01993 843373; Fax: 01993 840960: e-mail: mtodd@cwu.org

Please refer any queries relating to this LTB to tlavelle@cwu.org

Yours sincerely,

Trish Lavelle Davie Robertson

Head of Education and Training Assistant Secretary
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LTB 387 – CWU Parcelforce Agreement IR Training

Application form

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