The URTU Annual Learning Conference was held at the De Vere Orchard Hotel, Nottingham last March. The unions ULR’s and Project Workers gathered with colleagues from the CWU to hear about updates and find new ways to support learners.
United Road Transport Union (URTU)
Over the summer Clipper Logistics at Ollerton, Nottinghamshire held a presentation event for the learners who had successfully completed City & Guilds qualifications.
In late spring this year URTU organised a two-day Mental Health First Aider Training course. This took place in Milton Keynes and was open to union members and management.
URTU has received a prestigious award at Stafford College's annual Celebration Awards for outstanding support towards the union’s apprenticeship training programme.
Road transport union URTU’s successful learning project is helping members keep pace with new technology and automation in road haulage, logistics and distribution.
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.
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...