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Changing lives through learning: The first 10 years

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the launch of unionlearn, the TUC’s specialist learning and skills organisation, and we have produced this short booklet to remind everyone just how much unions have achieved in our first decade. We can’t cover everything and everyone in a few short pages, but we hope this gives a taste of what we do.

Unionlearn annual report 2016: Our 10 years

Supporting unions to promote access to learning and skills in the workplace and to sustain the role of workplace reps is at the heart of what unionlearn is about. It is therefore gratifying to report that over the past 12 months nearly 220,000 individuals accessed union-led learning or training and in many cases this will have proved to have been a...

Apprenticeships Toolkit - Updated June 2018


The Apprenticeships Toolkit is a resource for union officers, union representatives and union learning reps who are negotiating with employers on apprenticeships or who are approaching an employer to discuss the possibility of taking on apprentices. The factsheets provide concise information on a range of topics related to apprenticeships.  They...

Technician workplace survey template

This is a survey template to gauge how familiar union members are with technician registration and whether they would be interested in pursuing it further. For the survey to be most effective union learning reps (ULRs) and workplace reps are advised to circulate it with technician level cohorts including apprentices.