The first of a number of learning event days at Warburton Eastwood in Nottingham took place last November thanks to the work of Union Learning Reps (ULRs) from URTU.
United Road Transport Union (URTU)
In October, URTU Union Learning Rep (ULR) Damien Gill , who works at Clipper Ollerton, a logistics business near Newark on Trent, organised an event to coincide with unionlearn’s Maths Workout Week.
I became a ULR last year after I had completed my URTU Health and Safety Representative course.
Over the last 18 months the United Road Transport Union (URTU) has worked with learning provider Free2Learn to deliver Apprenticeships into XPO Logistics at their Weetabix site in Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire. This particular XPO site is responsible for the distribution of all Weetabix products,...
Unionlearn is launching a new leaflet which aims to encourage unions and employers to work together to help workers who would benefit from English language support. “ Are we all speaking the same language? ” highlights the need for good communication in workplaces, and points to the benefits of having workers who are confident with their English...
Today people who lack digital skills could be missing out on a lot of fun and opportunities in their lives. For example, 72% of employers require basic digital skills and 25% of jobs are only advertised online. Public services are becoming 'digital by default'. Eventually 90% of public services will...
A unique partnership between Bolton Languages School and the Workersʼ Educational Association (WEA), supported by URTU, is providing support to ESOL learners who would otherwise not be able to access English support. The majority of learners are refugees and asylum seekers from many conflict areas...
Workplace Learning Centre offering functional skills
Three computers in a small room.