ERA Refresher Online (Spring)

5 February 2024 9:30am–11:00am

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 – Dorset

5 – 6 March 2024

Dorset

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.

Further Skills for Health & Safety Representatives – Online

4 March 2024 9:30am–4:00pm

Online

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

13 March 2024 9:30am–4:30pm

Exeter

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.

Confidence in Speaking Up , public speaking and Speech Writing – Taunton

4 – 10 April 2024

Taunton

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.

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

16 – 17 April 2024

Taunton

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.

ERA Refresher – Taunton

17 – 18 April 2024

Taunton

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.

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

8 May 2024 9:30am–4:30pm

Bristol

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.

Further Representation Skills & Confidence

22 – 24 May 2024

Taunton

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.

Confidence in Speaking Up , public speaking and Speech Writing – Exeter

5 June 2024 9:30am–4:30pm

Exeter

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.

Health & Safety 1 – Bristol

21 May – 18 June 2024

Bristol

This Course is aimed at new and previously untrained Health and Safety Representatives.

ERA Refresher – Bristol

19 – 20 June 2024

Bristol

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.

Further Representation Skills & Confidence – Bristol

17 – 19 July 2024

Bristol

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.

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.

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.