Organising Works Assessment 2016-17

Gain your Certificate IV in Unionism and Industrial Relations from Organising Works training

If you are a participant of the 2016-17 Organising Works program, you are eligible to complete the ACTU Certificate IV in Unionism and Industrial Relations (10157NAT) qualification. 

To complete your assessment you will work with your mentors to submit portfolios of current work samples along with evidence verified by your Lead or Secretary. Assessment may also require you to demonstrate your skills to the educator in a workplace context, and/or to provide further information during discussion with the assessing educator. 

Enrolment closes on 30 November, 2017. Final submission of assessment closes 31 May 2018. Assessment outcomes and feedback will be completed by 6 July 2018. 

If you have any questions, please get in touch with your educator: 

 

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Organising Works 2015 Residential

 

 

Organising Works 2016-17

Organising Works 2016 has commenced, below is information for current participants and mentors. 

Please find information for Organising Works 2018 here.

Program Aims

Organising Works gives participants real hands-on training in each of the key components of organising. It trains them in the best of traditional practice, as well as introducing them to innovative, and modern methods of organising, helping them learn to:

  • Develop and implement an organising plan;
  • Empower and communicate with workers;
  • Promote union values, principles and policies;
  • Promote equality of opportunity and fair treatment for all workers;
  • Participate in the bargaining process;
  • Provide advice to union members; 
  • Undertake negotiations; and
  • Organise for safer workplaces. 

Delivery

  • Formal, structured training conducted by ACTU Organising Centre, comprising 10 courses over 14 months.
  • On-the-job experience, guided by mentors, allowing participants to gain the skills, strategies and knowledge required to work effectively as a union organiser.

All participating unions agree to the OrgWorks Memorandum of Understanding:

  1. Provide a supportive environment in which the participant can focus on organising.
  2. Provide a mentor who has adequate time to be actively involved in on-the-job training and supervision.
  3. Develop an organising plan for the participant to identify priority organising targets.       

Download the Participant Workbook for program details and course learning outcomes. 

Course DatesNSWVICQLD
Pre-Course July Educator, participant and mentor meetings
Course 1 8 - 12 Aug 2016 25 - 29 July 2016 1 - 5 Aug 2016
Course 2 13 - 16 Sept 2016 20 - 23 Sept 2016 13 - 16 Sept 2016
Course 3 11 - 13 Oct 2016 25 - 27 Oct 2016 18 - 20 Oct 2016
Course 4 22 - 24 Nov 2016 29 Nov - 1 Dec 2016 29 Nov - 1 Dec 2016
Course 5 7 - 9 Feb 2017 31 Jan - 2 Feb 2017 7 - 9 Feb 2017
Course 6 28 - 30 Mar 2017 21 - 23 Mar 2017 14 - 16 Mar 2017
Residential 7 7 - 12 May 2017 7 - 12 May 2017 7 - 12 May 2017
Course 8 20 - 22 June 2017 20 - 22 June 2017 20 - 22 June 2017
Course 9 8 - 10 Aug 2017 8 - 10 Aug 2017 1 - 3 Aug 2017
Course 10 19 - 21 Sept 2017 12 - 14 Sept 2017 5 - 7 Sept 2017 

 

As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 4141) ACTU Organising Centre offers accredited qualifications, providing quality training & assessment in compliance with the Standards for RTOs 2015. Certificates are issued in accordance with Australian Qualifications Framework requirements.
Read our 2015 Quality Indicator Report, showing satisfaction ratings and feedback from previous participants.