20 September 2021 9:30am
20, 27 September, 4, 11 & 18 October
9.30am – 4.30pm
In order to complete the training you must be able to attend all 5 ‘live’ sessions.
The course in total is 30 hours with homeworking tasks set.
The course aims to develop your skills, knowledge and confidence to enable you to carry out the role of a steward in UNISON, including to:
• Understand the role of an organising union in public services
• Work with members to tackle issues in the workplace
• Work with members in resolving cases
• Know where and when to seek advice and guidance
• Understand how procedures work in practice
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 UNISON SW