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Learn and develop with Prospect's Organising & Leadership Academy (POLA)

There are two distinct aspects to our education, learning and skills work: training our reps and ensuring they have the skills they need to be effective, and promoting members' personal and career development.

POLA's education service runs the union's education programme, arranges funding for branch, section or regional training, and co-ordinates TUC Education and GFTU training for members. Our next few courses are shown below; for further courses, please see the full programme. Our Skills and Lifelong Learning team supports and promotes learning and career development in your workplace rafting and delivering learning agreements.

Forthcoming courses

Essential Skills for Union Volunteers
Prospect Offices, Wimbledon, SW19
Start date: 23/04/2015 End date: 24/04/2015
Availability: Apply online now [Members only]

Introduction to Employment Law
Radisson Blu, Belfast
Start date: 30/04/2015 End date: 01/05/2015
Availability: Apply online now [Members only]

Handling Cases in your workplace
Quorn Grange Hotel, Quorn
Start date: 13/05/2015 End date: 14/05/2015
Availability: Applications closed

The Effective Health & Safety Representative [Appointed H&S Reps only]
Prospect Offices, Wimbledon, SW19
Start date: 19/05/2015 End date: 21/05/2015
Availability: Applications closed

Helping and Advising People at Work
The Mechanics Institute, Manchester
Date: 20/05/2015
Availability: Apply online now [Members only]

See the full list of our forthcoming courses