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Member Only Professional Development Courses in May

General April 28, 2021

At The Services Union, we are by your side every step of the way throughout your career. No matter which industry you work in, whether you are new to the workforce or thinking about retirement, we have something for you. Our ASU Career Launchpad online webinar program is a member benefit exclusively for members of our Union.

It’s a big month for our live webinar program in May. You can Become an Excel Expert as well as explore your Rights to a Safe Work Place, both physically and mentally. Additionally, our SACS workers webinar program continues. Read below for all the details.


You asked – we delivered.

We’re delving deep into Excel and how to master it in our upcoming 3 part webinar series on ASU Career Launchpad.

Become an Excel Expert in 3 Sessions in May – register for your spot now!

Don’t worry, you don’t need to be an Excel wizard to take these courses.

Over three sessions we will take you through the basics of Excel to mastering pivot tables and macros.

Sign up for your spot here. You can take one course or dive in and register for all three!

Session 1: The Essential Basics

Date: Monday 7pm May 3 Evening Session

Session 2: Creating and Navigating Your Spreadsheets

Date: Monday 7pm May 10 Evening Session

Session 3: Mastering formatting, Macros and Pivot tables

Date: Monday 7pm May 17 Evening Session


Our webinars are designed to build on your knowledge in each session to develop your skills and build your confidence in Excel.

Whether you use Excel every day or barely ever these sessions are a must to mastering the spreadsheet.


Join our upcoming ASU Career Launchpad webinar and panel discussion looking at Practice and Other Issues for Workers in the Alcohol and Other Drugs Sector in May.

Our panellists will be looking at the issues currently facing workers in the AOD sector as well as discussing the latest debates and policy developments in our sector.

This is a panel discussion not to be missed! Register now.

Practice and Other Issues for Workers in the Alcohol and Other Drugs Sector (AOD)

Date: Friday May 14 Day Session

Panellists include Dr Mary Harrod, CEO NUAA, Rob Stirling CEO NADA

Sign up here!

This panel discussion is a good introduction for all workers to this area of community services.

You can find this and other webinars just for you and workers in social and community services as well as loads more professional development training in our ASU Career Launchpad catalogue!


This May, your ASU Career Launchpad is bringing you an essential course for every worker. We will be teaching you about your rights when it comes to safe workplaces.

Every worker has the right to a safe workplace. That means both mentally and physically.

The ASU Career Launchpad’s Industrial Rights Series is here to guide you through some of the basics when it comes to a safe workplace.

Come along to our webinars this May to learn about your rights to a safe workplace, what your employer must do, and how to stay physically and mentally safe at work. Register here now!

Join our 2 part webinar Work Shouldn’t Hurt: Your Right to A Safe Workplace with ASU Industrial Officer Corey Rabaut this May!

Session 1: Physical Safety at Work

Date: Monday 24th May Day Session

Session 2: Mental Safety at Work

Date: Wednesday 26th May Day Session

During COVID our understanding of the workplace and Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) has changed. It’s important to know where you stand if anything goes wrong but also how together we can fight for safer workplaces.

Register here now!

Don’t forget to register for both sessions!

Our courses are EXCLUSIVE to ASU members (and they are completely free). So what are you waiting for? Register here now

If you haven’t activated your ASU Career Launchpad account yet – go to and enter your email address. If you have any difficulties activating your account, please email

Go to to register for these courses now! While you’re there you can check out our on-demand courses now available!


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