The craft of organising to build power in workplaces is centuries in the making.

BetterThanZero runs regular 3-hour training courses called Take Control on the tried and tested methods of how to organise your workplace. There you can meet other workers and get involved in action.

These are delivered by the Young Workers Project, and have been developed based on tried and tested crafts of workplace organising. If you want to find out about the principles behind the course, or develop a course for a particular kind of workplace, contact Cailean Gallagher at

Upcoming courses can be found here. If you would like to sign up, or arrange one in your area or to suit your schedule, get in touch with Tam Wilson at

Once you have got involved, there are many other forms of workers education, such as courses run for organisers by the Scottish Trades Union Congress, as well as the Falkland Workers’ School: