Amicus Young Members Course : 10-15th June 2007

There are places available on the above course which commences at Esher Place on the afternoon of Sunday, 10th June.

The course is aimed in particular at new young members up to the age of 27 who have very little knowledge of the trade union movement and politics. Potential participants should be made aware that there is an outward bound element to this course which will take them from Esher to Wales from Tuesday to Friday. On completion of the course, delegates will be able to :

Understand how to get more involved in Amicus
Understand what Amicus can do for them
Understand how important politics is to young people
Identify how Amicus can influence government
Describe their basic rights at work
Improve their communication skills
Network and team build with other young members
Improve their self esteem and confidence

The course programme and an application form are also attached for information.

If you are interested in attending, please return the attached application form to Gillian McKay at 7 South Tay Street, Dundee, DD1 1NR.

Venue: Esher
Date: 10-15th June 2007

Delegates are requested to arrive at Esher between 4-6pm on Sunday.

The course will begin promptly at 7pm

Course Outline Tutors
7.00 – 7.30 Welcome & Introductions & Course Ground Rules Darren Mahon & Ian Manborde
7.30 – 21.00 Introduction to Amicus:-
The Role of Young People in Amicus
Amicus Regional Officer
9.00 – 10.45 Young People and Pensions Brian Gallagher,
Amicus Campaigns Officer
11.00 – 12.00 Europe and Amicus Jonathan Hayward, European Dept
12.00 – 12.30 Lifelong learning LLL Dept
12.30 – 1300 Lunch Break
1300 – 1700 History of the Trade Union
Young people and Politics
10.30 Travel to Wales

Time Outward Bound Course All
Time Outward Bound Course All

10.00-12.00 Travel to Esher/Home

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