We work with TUC Education and the Open University, providing a number of courses around union education.

Online learning

TUC Education courses for trade union reps are now also available online. Online learning offers a convenient and effective solution for UK trade union reps looking to develop their skills and knowledge. A full list of every online course is available in the TUC Education course directory.


TUC Education eNotes are short, self-contained modules that include text, videos and quizzes. Each eNote covers a different subject, ranging from equality law to industrial partnerships.


TUC Education webinars are short, fast updates for reps on a range of issues. Registering is quick and easy – you just need to enter your email address and choose a password. Check out past webinars.

Union professionals courses

The union professional development programme offers several union professionals courses. A full list is available in the TUC Education course directory.

Six free online courses

Unionlearn works with The Open University (OU) through its Social Partnerships Network. Together we've developed a new website offering six free online courses for union members wishing to progress their careers or change their jobs. The OU offers many other courses, including OU Access modules to help you prepare for further study.