Q4 Further Learning for Activists – Having effective conversations

9 December 2021 10:00am–4:00pm


Further Learning – Interactive Workshop for UNISON Activists

Having effective conversations

9 December

10am – 12pm & 2pm – 4pm 

One 4-hour session with a break in the middle 

This new course is aimed at both experienced and new activists and will look at how to have more effective conversations with members and other activists.  

The course will include:  

  • How to tackle apathy and encourage members to get more involved  
  • How effective conversations helps union organising 
  • Gaining confidence in speaking to members
  • How to handle difficult conversations and how to challenge and overcome negative responses  



You should make your Branch aware that you are attending this course in order for them to keep their records up to date and ensure you receive up to date information relevant to your role. If you are in need of support to request time off from your work to attend please talk to the branch to gain support.

You may have a local policy to support with gaining reasonable time off to attend training from your employer. There is also guidance via ACAS – Time off advice

If you have any questions about the course please do not hesitate to get in contact with us

Email: SW Education Enquiries

Tutored by Mark Everden Regional Organiser Education