The course is free and available to activists in Waterford, Wexford, Kilkenny and South Tipperary who are members of ICTU affiliated unions. New participants can enroll at anytime in the course.

Each subject is a standalone module which means that students can opt in and out of different subjects based on their availability throughout the eighteen month programme. The course tutor will provide individual support to participants throughout the eighteen month programme.   

The course consists of:

Module 1: Introduction to Irish Employment Law

Module 2: Collective Bargaining and The Theory and Practice of Negotiation

Module 3: Equality and Diversity

Module 4: Human Resource Management

Module 5: Safety, Health & Welfare at Work

Module 6: Introduction to Economics

For further information see that attached – or contact:

Margaret deCourcey,

SIPTU Office,




Contact Number: 087 – 6784725