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Financial Secretaries/Treasurers

An essential course for Branch Financial Secretaries and Treasurers.

This course is aimed at Branch Treasurers and Branch Financial Secretaries. During the three day programme you will receive a thorough grounding in:

· The Union approach to Financial Planning

· The role of the Treasurer/Financial Secretary in the CWU

· CWU financial policies and processes

· Branch finances and budgets

· Financial Planning

· Using the SAGE accounting system

This course is designed to ensure that everyone gets the chance to participate fully through working in small groups, taking part in group discussions, role play and practical exercises.


Please note that this course does not attract paid release form the employer.


The following Residential Branch Treasurers/ Financial Secretaries course is currently scheduled to take place at the CWU Education and Training Centre at Alvescot Lodge. ·

· Wed 24th - Fri 26th August 2016 (Closing date for applications - Thursday 7th July)

All courses at Alvescot are residential. The cost of tuition, food and accommodation will be met from the General Fund. Branches requiring financial assistance from the General Fund to enable them to send students to the course must submit the request with the nomination, to enable the Trustees to consider the request in time.

Application forms should be addressed to: Trish Lavelle, Head of Education & Training, CWU Education & Training Centre, Alvescot Lodge, Alvescot, BAMPTON, Oxon OX18 2PY. Telephone: 01993 843373; Fax: 01993 840960; e-mail