As part of Learning at Work and Mental Health Awareness Week this May, Unite the Union Learning Representatives and First Bus South Yorkshire celebrated the continuing success of the Lifelong Learning agenda.
Usdaw Union Learning Rep (URL) Shirley Smith has made a real difference to a workplace apprentice scheme in her own store at Tesco Thirsk. Shirley has been able to use her knowledge and experience to offer lessons on how to help apprenticeship programmes succeed – something that has benefited both...
Last year saw yet more success in English and Maths for staff at the Tesco Goole Distribution Centre when more than 30 members of staff received their English and maths certificates in just one quarter. All thanks to Usdaw ULRs and their work building a partnership.
When the opportunity came up for Neil Garner to study a Personal Training Apprenticeship as part of the Fire Brigades Union’s educational offer though FBU Life Long Learning, he grabbed it with both hands – and hasn’t looked back since.