The GFTU Educational Trust offers:

  • a wide range of generic and customised courses

  • most courses are fully accredited

  • a series of grants and scholarships to assist on a number of specialised courses

  • progression through a ladder of courses from basic introductory up to full-time degree level


    More detail about the GFTU's courses can be found here.


Education Events and Deadlines

December, 2021

10Dec10:30 am2:30 pmHotel Directors Meeting

15Dec7:00 pm8:30 pmWinstanley and the Diggers

18DecAll DayFirst Draw of Union Lotto

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Download a GFTU application form for our courses here.

View the new Trade Union & Community Specialist courses 2021/2

View the Trade Union Management Programme 2022

Download a Young Members' Development Weekend application form here.

View the Northern College courses in partnership with GFTU here.

Please note that if you are applying for a course based at Northern College, the correct application form can be found here.