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.

Communication and teamwork of the negotiation committees

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

Courses and workshops where you will work on communication within negotiating committees and with opponents. Methods …

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

In November, Efling members will be offered a new General course of Vitinn – the Efling …

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

Efling Union invites members to a course Rights and responsibilities in the labor market. The course is available …

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:Classes: These studies are meant to sharpen the understanding of the needs and circumstances of people …

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: 15 May to 1 June 2023Classes: All weekdays 8:30–15.30 Vocational course II …

Course for doormen – bars, restaurants and hotels

Vocational training

Period: 22 agust – 1 september 2022 in englishClasses: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays The course is intended …

Preschool assistant bridge program

Vocational training

Period: January 29th – June 10th 2022 Classes: Mostly remote learning The preschool assistants’ bridge is …

Social assistance portal

Vocational training

Period: September 1st til 15th December 2022Classes: Blended learning Period: January 12th til June 1st 2023 …

Social assistance graduate studies – Disability and mental disorders

Vocational training

Period: September 14th to December 14th 2022 Classes: This course focuses on providing insight into the …

Care Workers – Vocational Courses I and II

Vocational training

Vocational Course I Period: October 4th to December 14th 2022 / January 31st to April 19th …