Toolkit: Background

Toolkit: Background

Union members and potential members need the support and representation of their union on a wider range of areas than ever before, and learning and skills are becoming increasingly important. The union team in the workplace will need to develop their skills, knowledge and expertise to play a role across all the areas which affect member's lives.

ULF provides a great opportunity to make an impact on learning and skills in the workplace. You can really make a difference to people’s lives through being involved in ULF.

Did you know…

The ULF has been pivotal to the rise and development of trade union activity on learning since its launch in 1998. So far it has:

  • worked with over 53 unions
  • funded over 500 projects
  • supported 900,000 learning opportunities
  • worked with 700 workplaces
  • trained over 27,000 ULRs