Courses and training

Félagsmálaskóli alþýðu (The People’s School of Social Affairs)

Félagsmálaskóli alþýðu offers a variety of courses for a fee. Union members can apply for an individual grant for the courses from the educational funds of Efling.

Formal preparations for collective agreements, for negotiations and the calling of strikes

Félagsmálaskóli alþýðu (The People’s School of Social Affairs)

The course will cover the roles, authorizations and the mandate of the negotiating committees; the role …

Negotiating tactics – focusing on the negotiating committees of unions

Félagsmálaskóli alþýðu (The People’s School of Social Affairs)

This course will cover the process of negotiations, from the preparation to the finalization of the …

The discussion regarding a shorter work week – a reinvention of the arrangement of working hours

Félagsmálaskóli alþýðu (The People’s School of Social Affairs)

The shortening of the workweek and the new arrangement of working hours have presented us with …

The shortening of the workday – a new working arrangement for shift-workers

Félagsmálaskóli alþýðu (The People’s School of Social Affairs)

Rules regarding the shortening of the workday for shift-workers can seem complicated to many people and …

General course

Courses where members of Efling are given the support and the tools to make a difference, take part in the struggle of the working class and participate in society in general.

General course

General course

The new general course at Efling will provide union members with support and the tools to …

Rights

Pension rights

Rights

Representatives from Efling and Landssamband lífeyrissjóða (Icelandic Pension Funds’ Association) answer questions posed by the members …

The Icelandic tax system

Rights

Icelandic law and regulations regarding the national tax system will be covered in this course in …

Rights and responsibilities in the labor market

Rights

The course provides Efling members with information about their rights in the labor market and within …

At crossroads – Retirement course

Rights

Have you begun planning your retirement? Then you have the option of attending a course at …

Union representative training

The union representatives of Efling are an integral part of the union’s operation and great emphasis is placed on being able to provide them with first rate training which covers the fundamental factors of the labor market.

Efling union representatives courses

Union representative training

Courses for the union representatives of Efling in the public and private sectors are taught in …

Vocational training

Efling-union, in cooperation with accredited education providers, offers vocational courses for employees in the labor market.

Social assistance graduate studies – Dementia

Vocational training

Period: 22. september til 1. desember 2021Classes: Wednesdays, 12:50–16:00 These studies are meant to sharpen the …

Kitchen and cafeteria – Vocational course I, II and III

Vocational training

Vocational course I Period:Classes: Vocational course II Period:Classes: Vocational course III Period:Classes: These courses focus on …

Preschool employees – Vocational courses I and II

Vocational training

Vocational course I Period: 16 May to 1 June 2022Classes: All weekdays 8:30–15.30 Vocational course II …

Course for doormen – bars, restaurants and hotels

Vocational training

The course is intended for the employed doormen and those who intend to work in the …

Preschool assistant bridge program

Vocational training

Period: Starts 4 September 2021Classes: Mostly remote learning The preschool assistants’ bridge is intended for those …

Social assistance bridge program

Vocational training

The social assistants’ bridge is meant for care workers, for instance in senior homes, in home …

Social assistance graduate studies – Disability and mental disorders

Vocational training

This course focuses on providing insight into the needs and circumstances of individuals with various impairments …

Care Workers – Vocational Courses I and II

Vocational training

Vocational Course I Period: 23 September to 7 Desember 2021Classes: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 12:40 – …