Introductory Course Rep Training

Our Introductory Course Rep Training materials for 2019-20 are available below. The training is aimed at newly elected course reps who have not attended training before.  It aims to develop confidence in their role, as being a course rep for the first time can be a daunting prospect. 

The training is designed to be delivered to between 12-25 delegates per session.  It lasts 2 hours and is split into two parts. The first looks at the role of the course rep and what the Student Learning Experience is, while the second half takes the rep through the process they would go through as a rep. It covers:

  • Gathering student opinion.
  • Providing effective feedback.
  • Developing solutions to issues.
  • How to get your problem fixed.
  • Meeting skills.
  • Closing the feedback loop.

Introductory Training materials

If you have difficulty downloading the presentation (which may depend on the type of browser you are using) please contact us to request them by email.

These materials are also available translated into the Gaelic language.


Online module pilot

sparqs is currently piloting Course Rep Training which has an online module element, and consequently an adapted version of the training materials, which will be sent to those in the pilot separately. The 4 institutions who are taking part in the pilot are City of Glasgow College, Fife College, Glasgow School of Art and the University of the West of Scotland.  Keep an eye out for updates throughout the year and how you can get involved at a later date.

Booking Introductory Course Rep Training

The 2019-20 booking form is available on the main Course Rep Training page, along with booking guidance, which should be read before submitting your training requests. 

For more information, please contact us.

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