Eligibility for free services - The Centre For U

Eligibility for free services

The free training terms and conditions have been altered and the changes will come into effect on the 1st of January 2021 

Free upskilling courses for employed members are on a per annum basis (this is based on a calendar year).  

  • Members must be financial (includes suspended up to six (6) months)
  • Must be an ETU member for more than three (3) months
  • Family members (of an eligible ETU member) must meet the family definition
  • Some services have additional conditions or restrictions, please refer to the service on our website for more details

The Centre for U reserves the right to cease or alter free training at its discretion

Upskilling

Free Upskilling courses are limited to one (1) course per person per annum for employed members and your booking is not confirmed until you receive written confirmation of your enrolment. Free Upskilling courses for employed members are limited to:

  • Temporary Wiring
  • First Aid, CPR & LVR 
  • Provide first Aid
  • Low Voltage Rescue & CPR
  • HSR Training

Free courses for unemployed members are not restricted and apply to all courses offered at the Centre for U, however, acceptance of a subsequent upskilling course will not be confirmed until the first upskilling course has been successfully completed (including all course work and assessments). Your booking is confirmed when you receive written confirmation of your enrolment.

Course pre-requisites must be met in order for an enrolment to be accepted

Cancellation of a course within less than 72 hours’ notice will result in no further courses being offered for free

Personal and Family Services

  • No limits apply to group seminars, courses and webinars
  • Funeral cover, Emergency Transport and Baby Pack applies to ETU members only

Workplace Support

  • No limits apply to group seminars, courses and webinars
  • Limit of 1 Preparation for Work appointment for Unemployed ETU members only

Health Services

  • No limits apply to group seminars, courses and webinars
  • Myotherapy and Remedial Massage is limited to two (2) free sessions per person per annum
  • You must be over the age of 18 to book a Skin and Health Check and are limited to one (1) session per annum

Member Eligibility – Upskilling Services

To access the Upskilling Services for free, ETU members must be:

  • Financial (includes suspended up to six (6) months)
  • A member for more than three (3) months
  • Unemployed

Proof of unemployment is required at the time of booking and needs to be no more than six (6) months old. If you do not provide proof of unemployment within 10 days your registration will be forfeited/rejected. Suitable proof is in the form of:

  1. Employment Separation Certificate
  2. Redundancy/Termination Notice
  3. Last Payslip
  4. Statutory Declaration (stating that the individual has not been working on the tools/earning an income)

Employed ETU members requesting to access upskilling training at a discount will need to be financial.

Registered Electrical Contractors are not eligible for free Upskilling services.

Eligibility – Support Services

To access Support Services for free, you must be:

  • A financial ETU member (includes suspended up to six (6) months)
  • An ETU member for more than three (3) months
  • A family member (of an eligible ETU member) who fits the definition

Definitions

Financial – For an ETU member or their family to access free services, the member must have paid their membership (relates to all services).

Unemployed – For an ETU member to access free training, they must be unemployed and not be earning an income. (relates to Upskilling Services)

Family member – For a family member of an ETU member to access free services, they must be:

  • A spouse, de facto or partner (of an ETU member)
  • Children including step children and adopted children (of an ETU member)

This excludes:

  • Siblings
  • Uncles, aunties, cousins
  • Mother and Father
  • Grandparents

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