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Training You

PSA Training – Stronger Together through education.

Venues

All training courses are held at PSA House, 160 Clarence St, Sydney unless otherwise stated.

 


Upcoming Courses – 2018/2019

Course Name

Course Date

Care & Resilience Thursday 2 May –  COURSE IS NOW FULL
Role of the Delegate Tuesday 7 May –  COURSE IS NOW FULL
Dealing with Restructures Tuesday 14 May –  COURSE IS NOW FULL
Meeting/Negotiation Skills Friday 17 May –  COURSE IS NOW FULL
Achieving Workplace Flexibility Tuesday 28 May – COURSE IS NOW FULL
Introduction to the Union Tuesday 11 June
WHS 2 Day Thursday 13 & Friday 14 June
Role of the Delegate Wednesday 19 June
Care and Resilience Wednesday 3 July
Role of the Delegate Wednesday 3 July
Introduction to the Union Tuesday 23 July
Role of the Delegate Thursday 1 August
Introduction to the Union Tuesday 20 August
Achieving Workplace Flexibility Thursday 5 September
Introduction to the Union Wednesday 2 October
Women in the Union Thursday 17 October
WHS 2 day course Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 October
Young Workers’ Training Friday 8 November
Care and Resilience Wednesday 27 November
Role of the Delegate Wednesday 27 November
Meeting and Negotiation Skills Friday 6 December

Regional Training

 

 

Course Name

Course Date

WHS 2 day – Wollongong Wednesday 10 & Thursday 11 April – City Diggers, 82 Church St, Wollongong – COURSE IS NOW FULL
Role of the Delegate – Lismore Wednesday 17 April – Southern Cross University, R Block, Room 1.68, Military Rd, East Lismore – COURSE IS NOW FULL
WHS training – Newcastle Friday 3 May – Hunter Workers, 406-408 King Street, Newcastle West
WHS 2 day – Coffs Harbour Wednesday 15 & Thursday 16 May – Coffs Harbour Community Village facilities, 191 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour – COURSE IS NOW FULL
Care and Resilience – Wollongong Tuesday 4 June – City Diggers, 82 Church St, Wollongong – COURSE IS NOW FULL
Dealing with Workplace Bullying – Newcastle Tuesday 18 June – Hunter Workers, 406-408 King Street (Entry Via Devonshire St), Newcastle West – COURSE IS NOW FULL
Care and Resilience – Dubbo Tuesday 25 June at Dubbo RSL, Cnr Brisbane and Wingewarra Streets, Dubbo – COURSE IS NOW FULL
WHS 2 day – Dubbo Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 June at Dubbo RSL, Cnr Brisbane and Wingewarra Streets, Dubbo – COURSE IS NOW FULL
Care & Resilience – Tamworth Wednesday 14 August – Venue to be confirmed
WHS 2 day – Tamworth Thursday 15 and Friday 16 August – Venue to be confirmed
Care & Resilience – Nowra Tuesday 3 September – Nowra Golf Club, 86 Fairway Drive, North Nowra
WHS 2 day – Nowra Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 September – Nowra Golf Club, 86 Fairway Drive, North Nowra
WHS 2 day – Griffith Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 October – Griffith Leagues Club, Jondaryan Ave, Griffith
Dealing with Workplace Bullying – Griffith Friday 25 October – Griffith Leagues Club, Jondaryan Ave, Griffith
Care & Resilience – Lismore Tuesday 5 November – Venue to be confirmed
WHS 2 day – Lismore Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 November – Venue to be confirmed
Role of the Delegate – Queanbeyan Thursday 19 September – Venue to be confirmed
Role of the Delegate – Tamworth Tuesday 29 October – Venue to be confirmed

 


Health & Safety Representative Training

Course Name

Course Date

Health and Safety Rep (HSR) 5 day training 24, 25, 26 July and 1 & 2 August 2019


Courses will be held at PSA House and are available to elected Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs). The cost of the 5 day course for your agency is $800, and the 1 day Refresher is $200. To register for either course you must fill out the registration form (
HERE) and have it approved by your Manager. Please return completed form either by email to training@psa.asn.au or by fax to 9262 1623.


You can apply for a course HERE.

Participants should note lunch is not provided. However, facilities, such as tea, coffee, fridge and microwave, are available.

Course Outlines

  • Role of the Delegate
    This course discusses the role of the delegate and active members: what delegates do, delegate protections, organising skills, recruitment, working with issues, union values and involvement. Any member can learn from this course and is welcome to apply.
  • Dealing with member issues
    This course is for delegates who want to develop their ability to assist members with individual workplace issues. The course will look at how deal with individual issues by using the problem solving framework, and by developing advocacy skills. (one day course)
  • Dealing with Bullying in the Workplace
    Designed to assist members and delegates in dealing with bullying and harassment at work. (one day course)
  • Dealing with Restructures
    Government guidelines that inform the restructures process, how the PSA responds to restructures at the consultation and implementation stages, the role members and delegates can play, discussion around specific restructures and case studies. Fact sheets and other resources are provided to assist members in the workplace.
  • Achieving Workplace Flexibility
    This course will look at the benefits of workplace flexibility and what flexible work practices exist in the NSW public sector. It will examine what you can do to access and implement these flexible work practices, by providing negotiation and organising strategies.
  • Women in the Union
    Celebrate International Women’s Day in 2017 by learning about the important role women have and can play in building strong unions. Topics include history of women’s participation in the workforce, your rights and entitlements, union structures, assertiveness, EEO and anti-discrimination.
  • Care and Resilience
    This course aims to enhance mental health awareness. It also provides participants with information, strategies and resources to assist in identifying and supporting a colleague/s with mental health issues and encouraging them to seek professional help. We also look at some useful strategies to manage stress and build personal resilience.
  • Public Speaking
    Speaking in public is something that all union activists will have to do at some stage. This course is designed to assist PSA delegates and activists to be more confident public speakers.
  • Work Health and Safety
    This 2-day course covers the various rights, entitlements and obligations under the WHS Act 2011, that underpin a safe and healthy workplace, paying special attention to union perspectives.

INFORMATION

These courses are available at no charge to PSA/CPSU members.
Non-members wishing to attend our training will need to submit a membership application first.


Special needs
If you have a disability and/or special needs, please contact the PSA training staff at the time of your enrolment.

Special leave for Trade Union Training
Most state public sector members are entitled to paid Trade Union Training Leave. Your delegate or organiser will be able to provide the details.

The general courses are available at no charge to PSA/CPSU members.
Non-members wishing to attend our training will need to submit a membership application first.

 

General Training Courses