Training for Health and Safety Reps





These 5 day regional courses are for health and safety representatives who require training in their role and are available online and face to face

Online courses are delivered in 5 ‘live’ fully tutor led course sessions via ‘Google Classrooms’.  Please read the Regional Online Course Information Sheet for full details

Face to Face courses will run from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm each day – delegates MUST attend all 5 days

4, 5, 6, 7, 8 March in Nottingham 2024
Course code: 0014
Closing date: 15 Feb 24 – PLACES STILL AVAILABLE
Course fees to branches: £125

16, 23, 30 April and 7, 14 May 2024
Location: Online
Course code: 0013
Closing date: 19 Mar 24
Course fees to branches: £50

24, 25, 26, 27, 28 June 2924
Course code: 0015
Closing date:  27 May 24
Course fees to branches: £125

7, 8, 9, 14, 15 October 2024
Location: DERBY
Course code: 0016
Closing date: 09 Sept 24
Course fees to branches: £125

Regional Online Course Information Sheet 2024

Workplace Reps Course Guidance for Applicants 2024

Workplace Reps Course Guidance for Branches 2024

How to apply
Please read the Guidance notes for Applicants above and complete the application form below and return to

Course places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.  Provided the course still has places available, your course place will be confirmed on receipt of your application

Important: Your course place will however be subject to your branch approving your attendance on the course and your offer of a place will be withdrawn if the branch refuse approval

Activist Course Application Form 2024

Please use the Application for Time Off to help secure facility time to enable you to undertake this training (this form is to be retained by yourself and your branch).

Application for Time off Form



Looking to increase your health and safety knowledge or work towards a formal qualification?  Click the following link to find out what’s available:

National Organising for Safety courses are for health and safety reps requiring training in their role.  These 5-day courses involve reps attending tutorials on fixed dates, with additional tasks to be carried out independently

Please use the links below to apply for national courses

Course fee to branches: £50 per learner

20 February to 26 March 2024
Closing date for applications: 16 February
Click here for full details and to apply

12 to 16 August 2024
Closing date for applications: 29 July
Click here for full details and to apply

18 to 22 November 2024
Closing date for applications: 4 November
Click here for full details and to apply



TUC Follow-on Courses for Health & Safety Reps 2024

Next Steps for Safety Reps

This online course helps health & safety reps identify, prevent and control risks helping to build a safer and healthier workplace. It encourages reps to involve members in safety issues by developing a collective approach to health and safety. It helps reps keep up to date on health and safety law and information enabling them to use it more effectively. The course help reps build health and safety organisation and effect real change in the workplace.

 Who is the course for?

This course is designed for health & safety representatives who have already completed the TUC Health and Safety Stage 1 course or the UNISON Organising for Safety Course, and who have had subsequent experience as an elected health and safety rep.

 The course takes place online, 1 day a week for 10 weeks. 

 Click the links below for details and how to apply:

11 January 2024 start

25 April 2024 start


TUC Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety

This online course gives experienced health & safety reps the opportunity to question the development and function of health and safety law, discover how to build trade union organisation for health and safety and tackle some of the health, safety, welfare and environmental problems that workers currently face.

 Who is the course for?

The course is designed specifically for experienced trade union health & safety reps.  For entry requirements and full course details, please click the link below.

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