Further Skills for Health & Safety Representatives – Exeter

31 July – 2 August 2024

Exeter

This course builds upon the Stage 1 Health and Safety Representatives’ Course and will help H&S reps to further their skills and knowledge.

Dementia Awareness – NEW DATE!

15 August 2024 1:00pm–4:00pm

Online - Via MS TEAMS

Dementia Awareness – Aimed at UNISON Members in Care. This course is for those who work in the care and may be responsible for caring for service users who have or may have dementia. This course will give you an understanding of the key issues in dementia care and how best to support individuals.

Further Representation Skills & Confidence – Online

15 August 2024 9:30am–4:30pm

online

This course reinforces some approaches and procedures introduced in the 5 day Stewards course and explores more details areas of learning to build confidence in representation. This offer is online.

ERA Refresher Online ( Summer)

19 August – 9 September 2024

Online

This course is designed to meet the requirements of the Employment Relations Act (ERA) recertification, which states that Stewards need to update their skills and training every 5 years. It involves group work and discussion. It is also a good opportunity to network and share ideas and experiences.

Challenging Racism in the Workplace – Negotiating for Race Equality – Bristol

10 – 11 September 2024

Bristol

This course and resources offer a range of ideas and checklists for activists to help them incorporate anti racism in their day-to-day campaigning, organising, recruitment and negotiation work, which in turn will help end the isolation felt by many Black workers and encourage proactive involvement in fighting for a fairer workplace.

O2W – Campaigning on an issue in your workplace

11 September 2024 9:30am–4:30pm

Taunton

Organising To Win – Campaigning on an issue in your workplace

O2W – Mapping the workplace – Using Maps to organise & build member power

12 September 2024 9:30am–1:00pm

Bristol

Organising To Win – Mapping the workplace – Using maps to organise and build member power

Further Skills for Health & Safety Representatives – Bristol

30 August – 13 September 2024

Bristol

This course builds upon the Stage 1 Health and Safety Representatives’ Course and will help H&S reps to further their skills and knowledge.

Making Equality Central to your Union Practice – A course for UNISON Activists

18 September 2024 9:30am–4:30pm

Taunton

Making equality central to your union practice is a course that explores internal and external tools, which can support equality bargaining, negotiating, and representation. The course also looks at how to identify equality themes in organising and recruitment, as well as considering the different equality roles in UNISON and how you can utilise their support.

O2W – Mapping the workplace – Using Maps to organise & build member power

19 September 2024 9:30am–1:00pm

Online

Organising To Win – Mapping the workplace – Using maps to organise and build member power

Confidence in Speaking Up , public speaking and Speech Writing ( Bristol)

25 September – 3 October 2024

Bristol

This course is aimed at all reps, stewards and branch officers who want to feel more confident speaking in public and crafting effective speeches, whether at conferences, rallies, or branch meetings.

ERA Refresher – Cornwall – NEW DATE!

8 – 9 October 2024

Bodmin

This course is designed to meet the requirements of the Employment Relations Act (ERA) recertification, which states that Stewards need to update their skills and training every 5 years. It involves group work and discussion. It is also a good opportunity to network and share ideas and experiences.

Education Network Meeting – Autumn

15 October 2024 9:30am–4:00pm

UNISON Regional Office Taunton

Our Autumn in person Network meeting in Taunton. A day of networking and learning. A great opportunity to network with other reps from the Education network. An update on the regional programme, our national Learning & Organising services offers and training for reps.

The Organising Steward 2024

17 September – 15 October 2024

Exeter

The Organising Steward course is offered in Exeter starting in September. The course aims to develop your skills, knowledge and confidence to enable you to carry out the role of a steward in UNISON

UNISON Member Learning – End of Life Care

17 October 2024 9:30am–12:30pm

Online - Via MS TEAMS

If you are a UNISON member who works in a service where you have to support with end of life care then join this course. This virtual course explores how with our aging population more people are facing illness and need for end-of-life care and support.