How to take effective minutes 

Be able to better prepare for your meeting, learn common phrases and structure how you write the minutes with this new course.

Woman with back to screen viewing an online meeting

Key information

  • Online and in-person
  • As required
  • Level two (open to anyone on a branch committee)
  • 2 hours

Who is the course for?

You may wish to attend the other ‘how to’ courses in Effective public speaking, meetings, and branch roles. 

Ideally attendees will have completed either ‘An effective Health and Safety rep’ or ‘Reps part 1’ and have an understanding of the function of the committee.  

What will I learn?

  • To be able to prepare for the meeting 
  • To be able to use common phrases to reduce the amount of writing needed 
  • To be able to structure how you write the minutes 
  • To know what to do with the minutes after the meeting 
  • Please note given the nature of the course, we are unable to provide reasonable adjustments for this course

How can I register?

Prospect members

Please contact your organiser in the first instance.

Bectu members

Please contact your Bectu official in the first instance.