Course Details

  • As an accredited provider of TUC Education courses for union representatives and union members, if you want to improve your confidence in public speaking and learn how to better communicate with both employers and employees, we can help you at The Manchester College.

    Designed specifically for union reps and members, this short course will help you to become more confident and assertive, so you can take part in meetings effectively. It will even improve your chairing skills so you can run meetings as well.

    We’ll help you develop the skills you need to put forward motions or resolutions and give you the confidence and clarity necessary for moving and speaking on amendments.

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this short course, but you must be authorised by your organisation to attend.

  • Your tutor will assess all aspects of this short course through your learning and development.

  • Once you’ve developed confidence in public speaking and improved your communication skills with this short course, you’ll be able to take on numerous roles within your union and workplace. You could also progress onto further TUC/Unionlearn programmes, depending on the area you’d like to focus on.

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  • If you are a member of a TUC affiliated union then TUC Education courses are funded by the Adult Skills Budget.

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  • Our course enquiries team is on-hand to answer any questions you might have about this qualification, the application process, enrolment, or anything else about life at The Manchester College.

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