The Organising Steward (Online)

1 March 2022 9:30am–4:30pm


Tutored by Mark Everden Regional Organiser Education UNISON

Organising Steward


1 , 8, 15, 22 & 29 March


In order to complete the training you must be able to attend all 5 ‘live’ sessions.

The course aims to develop your skills, knowledge and confidence to enable you to carry out the role of a steward in UNISON.

Below is a brief summary of what the training will cover:


  • The role of the UNISON steward/rep
  • How UNISON works
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Dealing with Members issues
  • Organising in the workplace
  • Grievance and disciplinary cases

The course in total is 30 hours with homeworking tasks set.




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

To be added to our waiting list please email the Education & Equalities Team. We also have other dates available on our events page.

Email: SW Education Enquiries