The Organising Steward (Bristol)

16 September – 14 October 2019

Bristol

As a steward you are a vital link in the union chain and have an important role to play in organising members at local level. This course is the first in a pathway of training to enable you to undertake your role.

The Organising Steward (Wareham)

17 September – 15 October 2019

Wareham

As a steward you are a vital link in the union chain and have an important role to play in organising members at local level. This course is the first in a pathway of training to enable you to undertake your role.

The Organising Steward (Exeter)

19 September – 17 October 2019

Exeter

As a steward you are a vital link in the union chain and have an important role to play in organising members at local level. This course is the first in a pathway of training to enable you to undertake your role.

The Organising Steward (Truro)

19 September – 17 October 2019

Truro

As a steward you are a vital link in the union chain and have an important role to play in organising members at local level. This course is the first in a pathway of training to enable you to undertake your role.

Public Speaking & Speech Writing (Taunton)

26 – 27 September 2019

Taunton

The course is designed to give all UNISON activists the knowledge, confidence and skills required to write and deliver effective speeches. This course will be a mixture of theory, practice and will involve analysing and understanding lessons from speeches from history – from Martin Luther King Jr. via Tony Benn to Michelle Obama. The course […]

Mental Health Awareness (Bristol)

3 – 4 October 2019

Bristol

Who is it for? The two-day course is aimed at Stewards, Health & Safety Reps, Equalities Reps and Branch Officers, to help them deal with the increasingly common situation of employees who are diagnosed with mental health issues. What will I learn? The course aims to help Reps to: outline some commonly held preconceptions about […]

Equality Matters (Exeter)

15 October 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

Exeter

This course covers UNISON’s commitment to reflecting the diversity of its members and an introduction to equality legislation. It is designed to raise awareness of potential discrimination in the workplace.

Communicating with Members (Exeter)

22 October 2019 12:00am–12:00am

Exeter

This is a one-day course aimed at helping stewards communicate effectively with members from an organising perspective.

Communicating with Members (Truro)

22 October 2019 8:30am–3:30pm

Truro

This is a one-day course aimed at helping stewards communicate effectively with members from an organising perspective.

Regional Young Members Weekend (Bristol)

1 – 3 November 2019

Bristol

Our Regional Young Members weekend is designed by young members for young members. It’s a residential weekend of workshops, speakers and training events and is open to all UNISON Young Members who want to develop their skills and knowledge in campaigning and organising around the issues they face. There has never been a more important […]

Introduction to Employment Law (Exeter)

4 November – 2 December 2019

Exeter

This is a five day course aimed at all stewards, reps and activists. The course introduces learners to the main concepts of employment law and how the law relates to the workplace. Topics covered include: how the law has developed over time how laws are made contracts of employment the law on redundancy, TUPE and […]

Negotiating with Employers on Mental Health (Exeter)

19 November 2019 12:00am–12:00am

Exeter

A one day course looking at negotiating with employers around mental health in more depth. Who is it for? The two-day course is aimed at Stewards, Health & Safety Reps, Equalities Reps and Branch Officers. What will I learn? This course will cover: identifying negotiating issues negotiating a workplace mental health policy negotiating around sickness […]

Further Representation Skills (Exeter)

20 – 21 November 2019

Exeter

This course reinforces some approaches and procedures introduced in the five day Stewards course and explores in more detail; preparing for a case, building confidence, getting organised and looking after yourself.

Communicating with Members (Bristol)

26 November 2019 8:30am–3:30pm

Bristol

This is a one-day course aimed at helping stewards communicate effectively with members from an organising perspective.

Writing Effective Motions (Taunton)

3 December 2019 8:30am–3:30pm

Taunton

The course is designed to give all UNISON activists the knowledge, confidence and skills required to write and move effective motions. The course will help activists to: understand how an effective motions is constructed understand UNISON’s rules on motions and UNISON’s structures practice writing motions that effectively deliver on their contents develop the confidence to […]