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Courses


The GMB Reachout project works with Trade Union members, employers, community groups and training organisations both nationally and regionally to provide training and education opportunities. For further information please speak to your local GMB Union Learning Representative (ULR) or contact the Reachout team direct.

Union Learning Representatives

ICT / COMPUTER COURSES

Distance Learning (Paper Based or Online)

Online Basics – Short course on grasping C 1basics 2 3 DC CL 1 W 2 O3 D CL W O the C Twitter 1 2 3 D C CL 1 W 2 O 3 D CL W O Understanding

ULR’s are trained by the union in advising C 1 2 members on learning needs and opportunities. They have been recognised as having a significant impact on increasing motivation C 1 and enthusiasm for learning among employees, employers C 1 2 3C and in the local community

Using Social Media to communicate 1 2 3 D C CL 1 W 2 O 3 D CL W O branch Cactivities D C CL 1 W 2 O 3 D CL W O

Level 2 Certificates IT elements including; · Word Processing · Spreadsheets · Publishing · File Management · Digital Photography · Internet Security · Bespoke courses available on request 2C 3C 1 D21 CL 32 W D 3 CL OD CL W W O O

ICT Level 1 – Full qualification covering C MS 1 2Office 3 D C CL 1 W 2 O 3 D CL W O basics of D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O

ICT Level 2 –Essential IT User Skills (Level 21 CL 32 W D3 CL C 1Learning 2C 31C D OD W CL O W O 2) – Distance

Principles of Working With Someone With C 1 2 3C D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O Learning Difficulties C 1 Care 2 3C Principles of Dementia 1 2 3C Principles of Care CPlanning

Understanding End

C 1 Level 2 3 D C1 CL 1 Numeracy

W 2 O 3

C 1 Level 2 3C D12 CL 2 Numeracy

W 3 OD CL W O

W 2 O 3

C 1 Level 2 3C D 12 CL 2 Literacy

W 3 O D CL W O

C Shoppers 1 2 3 D CL C Math`s for

D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O

Understanding the Care and 1 2 3C D 1 CL 2 Management of CDiabetes

C 1 Care 2 3C Preparing to Work in Adult Social

W 1 O 2 3

C 1 2 3 Principles of Business Administration D CL W O

C Centre 1 2 3 Call

D CL W O

C 1 2 3 Hospitality

D CL W O

Coding Coding C Certificate 1C 21 32 D3 CLD WDistance CL OW O Learning C 1C Level 21 32 1D3 CLD WCL OClassroom W O Learning C 1C 21 Level 32 D3 2CLD WCL OW Workshop O C 1C 21 32 Level D3 CLD3WCL OW O Online only

Principles

D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O

D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O

C 1 Skills 2 3C D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O User

C 1 2 3C Business Administration

Distance Learning (Paper Based or Online)

W 3 O D CL W O

Dignity and Safeguarding in Health and C 1 Care 2 3C D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O Social

C Service 1 2 3C Principles of Customer

D CL W O

C 1 project 2 3 D CL C Planning a Decorating

D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O

C 1 2 3C Information Advice and Guidance

D CL W O

W 1 O 2 3

D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O

Prevention & Control of Infection in C 1 2 3C D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O Healthcare

Essential IT

D CL W O

C 1 Level 2 3 D C1 CL 1 Literacy

D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O

C 1 2 3C Common Health Conditions C 1 Skills 2 3C Counselling

D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O

1 Care 2 3C D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O of CLife

C Health 1 2 3C Nutrition and

Functional Skills

D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O

D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O

C 1 2 3C Safe Handling of Medicines

ICT Level 2 – Essential IT User Skills (Level 2)

C Service 1 2 3 Customer

C 1Issues 2 3C Awareness of Mental Health C Autism 1 2 3C Understanding

Mail Chimp – Start your own E-Newsletter 3

Understanding Working With People with C 1Needs 2 3C D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O Mental Health

D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O

D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O

D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O

1 2 3C D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O of TeamCLeading

1 2 3C Equality and CDiversity

D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O

D CL W O

C People 1 2 3C Caring for Children and Young C 1 Skills 2 3C Cleaning Knowledge and

Principles of End

D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O

D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O

1 Care 2 3C D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O of CLife

Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent

D CL W O C 1 2 3C D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O

Improving personal exercise and nutrition C 1 2 3C D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O C 1 2 3C Customer service for hospitality

D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O

Extended Certificate in Health and Social C 1 2 3C D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O Care Professions C 1 2 3C Fall Prevention Awareness

D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O

Dyslexia and other specific learning C 1 2 3C D 1 CL 2 W 3 O D CL W O disabilities


The GMB North West and Irish Region Education End Mental Health in C 1 Care 2C 31 D 2 CL 3 W D CL O W O C 1Organising 2 3 D CL W C O 1 2 3 D CL Department W O Dementia Health & Safety and also offer C Health 1 2C 31 D 2 CL 3 W D CL O W O C 1for2 Workers 3 D CL W C O 1 2 3 D CL Wthe O following courses to Understanding Mental Language Support C with 1 2 Figures 3 D CL W C O 1 2 3 D CL W O 1 2C 31 D 2 CL 3 W D CL O W O PersonalCTraining Working members..... GMB Induction ILM Diploma In Leadership & Pregnancy and Maternity Discrimination - Branch Development C 1 2C 31 D 2 CL 3 W D CL O W O C 1 2 3 D CL W C O 1 2 3 D CL W O Management Bullying and Harassment C 1 Care 2C 31 D 2 CL 3 W D CL O W O C 1 2 for 3 Reps D CL W C O 1 2 3 D CL W O Preparing to Work in Adult Social Mentoring - Guide - Confidence Building 1 2 3 D CL W C O 1 2 3 D CL W O ULRC Introduction Employment Law - Grievance Personal Development Courses Supporting Learners Into Higher and Disciplinary - Health and C 1 Education 2 3 D CL W C O 1 2 3 D CL W O C 1 Skills 2 3 DC CL 1 W 2 O3 D CL W O Presentation Safety / Risk Assessment Migration - The fight Against Exploitation 1 2 3 DC CL 1 W 2 O3 D CL W O AssertiveCBehavior C 1 2 3 D CL W C O 1 2 3 D CL W O Pensions - Mental Health. C 1 Skills 2 3 DC CL 1 W 2 O3 D CL W O Communication Distance Learning (Not Funded)

E-NOTE COURSES (ONLINE)

1 Care 2C 31 D 2 CL 3 W D CL O W O of CLife

1 2 3 DC EmbracingC Change C 1 Skills 2 3 DC Negotiation

C 1 Workplace 2 3 D CL W C O 1 2 3 the

C 1Fit2for 3 Work D CL W C O 1 2 3

CL 1 W 2 O3 D CL W O

C 1 2 3 DC Mental Health and Stress Awareness

C 1 2Violence 3 D CL W C Domestic

CL 1 W 2 O3 D CL W O

Building a

Conflict

CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O

C 1C 21 32 D 3C CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O Resolution

C 1C 21 32 D 3C Contracts of Employment

CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O

Disability Discrimination and Reasonable C 1C 21 32 D 3C CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O Adjustments C 1C 21 32 D 3C Discipline And Grievance 1C 21 32 D 3C Equality &CDiversity 1C 21 32 D 3C FlexibleCWorking

CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O

C 1C 21 32 D 3C Handling Redundancy 1C 21 32 D 3C ManagingCAbsence C People 1C 21 32 D 3C Managing

C 1 Online 2 3 D Employment Law Certificate

C 1 2 3 D CL W C Apprenticeships

O 1 2 3

C Equality 1 2 3 D CL W C O 1 2 3 Law

C 1 Online 2 3 D CL W O

D CL W O

TUC Diploma in Employment Law Online C 1 2 3

O 1 2 3

D CL W O

D CL W O

TUC Diploma in Occupational Health and

1 2 3 D CL W C Supporting Mid Life CDevelopment

O 1 2 3

C 1 2 3Leave D CL W C Additional Paternity

D CL W O

O 1 2 3

C 1 2 3Credit D CL W C Understanding Universal

O 1 2 3

D CL W C O1 Online 2 3 D CL W O Safety

D CL

O 1 2 3

D CL W O

D CL W O

Union Representatives Stage 1 Certificate

C 1 Online 2 3 D CL W O

O 1 2 3

D CL W O

C 1 Write 2 3 Now D CL W C O 1 2 3

D CL W O

GMB Regional Education Courses

C 1 Read 2 3 Now D CL W C O 1 2 3

D CL W O

C 1 2 3 D Bullying and harassment

CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O

Confidence building for congress

C 1C 21 32 D 3C Performance Management

CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O

21 32 D 3C Pregnancy & MaternityC at1C Work

C 1 2Learning 3 D CL W C Get Started with Online

CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL WNumeracy O

CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O

C 1C 21 32 D 3C Preparing for Retirement 1C 21 32 D 3C Working TimeCHolidays

CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O

C 1 2 Fiction 3 D CL W C Starting Writing

O 1 2 3

C 1C 21 32 D 3C Understanding Apprenticeships C 1C 21 32 D 3C Supporting Apprenticeships

C 1 Politics 2 3 D CL W O

O 1 2 3

D CL W O

Dementia Care: Staying Connected and

CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CCL 1W 2O 3 Well D CL W C O 1 2 3 Living

CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O The

CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O

1 2stress 3 D Tackling mental healthCand

1 2 3 D Womens healthCand safety

C 1 2Children 3 D CL W C Caring for Vulnerable

CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O

D CL W O

C Pensions 1 2 3 D CL W O D CL W O

D CL W O

CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O

D CL W O

1 2 3Media D CL W C Power ofC Social

O 1 2 3

2 3 D CL W C How to SucceedC at1 Interviews

D CL W O

O 1 2 3

CL W O

C 1 2 3 D Health and Safety/Risk assessment

D CL W O O 1 2 3

C 1 2 3 D building/coaching

Employment law/grievance and discipline

D CL W O

Caring for Older People: A Partnership

C 1C 21 32 D 3C Workplace Investigations

C 1C 21 32 D 3C Cancer in the Workplace

O 1 2 3

C 1 2 it 3 Work D CL W C Palliative Care: Making

CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O C 1 2 3Model D CL W C O 1 2 3

C 1C 21 32 D 3C Working with Representatives

D CL Confidence W O

C 1 2 3

D CL W O

C 1 2to 3Italian D CL W C Introduction

CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O

O 1 2 3

Skills for Employability & the

C 1 Workplace 2 3 D CL W C O 1 2 3 C 1C 21 32 D 3C CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O the Workplace

C 1CLeave 21 32 D 3C Shared Parental C 1C Work 21 32 D 3C Starting

CL W O

C delegates 1 2 3 D CL W O

FUTURE LEARN (ONLINE)

CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O

Religion or Belief in

Union Learning Representatives (ULR) C 1 Online 2 3 D CL W O 1 Award WStage O Union Learning Representatives (ULR) C 1 Online 2 3 D CL W O Stage 2 Award

D CL W O

C 1C 21 32 D 3C CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O C Reward 1C 21 32 D 3C Pay &

Health & Safety Stage 1 Certificate Online Next Steps for Safety Reps Certificate

D CL W O

1 2 3 D CL W C IndustrialC Partnerships

CL W O

D CL W O

D CL W O

D CL W O

C 1 2 Council 3 D CL W C European Works

CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O

Mental Health Awareness for Employers

O 1 2 3

CThe 1 Sick 2 3 Note D CL W C O 1 2 3

CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O

TUC (ONLINE)

C 1 2 3

D CL W O

1 2 3 D CL W C VulnerableC Employment

CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O

D CL W O

D CL W O

C 1 2Learners 3 D CL W C O 1 2 3 Supporting

CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O

O 1 2 3

C 1 2 3Union D CL W C O 1 2 3 Stronger Workplace

C Living 1 2 3 Wage D CL W C A

CL D 1 CL W 2 O W 3 O D CL W O

C 1C 21 32 D 3C Bullying and Harassment

O 1 2 3

C Facility 1 2 3 Time D CL W C O 1 2 3

2 Hour Workshops or Distance Learning 1C 21 32 D 3C Acas Codes OfC Practice

D CL W O

C 1 Disorders 2 3 D CL W C Work Related Upper Limb

CL 1 W 2 O3 D CL W O

D CL W O

D CL W O

CL W O

CL W O

CL W O


The GMB North West and Irish region has a dedicated training and adult learning project called GMB Reachout. This project works with the region’s own Education Department to provide opportunities to members. As a GMB member you can contact one of the Reachout team to discuss your own training needs and receive FREE information, advice and guidance on the best routes to improve your skils and prospects at work. The project team negotiate with training providers to assist members in securing places on courses to suit you and your working circumstances. To enrol call 0161 877 9439 or email info@gmbreachout.org.uk The GMB Reachout project also offer support and funded places on courses to any GMB member and their families facing redundancy or who are unemployed. Our aim of this is to support you and your family in retaining your current employment or assisting you in finding new opportunities quickly if you face redundancy or job loss. As a GMB member you will have access to our Learning hubs across the region offering training and education opportunities throughout the year. In most cases these courses are fully funded or subsidised at a special rate for GMB members.

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