ERA Refresher Online ( Summer)

19 August – 9 September 2024

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 – Bristol

10 – 11 September 2024

Bristol

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 – Bristol

30 August – 13 September 2024

Bristol

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

18 September 2024 9:30am–4:30pm

Taunton

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 ( Bristol)

25 September – 3 October 2024

Bristol

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.

Further Skills for Health & Safety Representatives – Taunton

23 – 25 October 2024

Taunton

This course builds upon the Stage 1 Health and Safety Representatives’ Course and will help H&S reps to further their skills and knowledge. This course is provided in Taunton.

Further Representation Skills & Confidence – Online

21 October 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.

ERA Refresher Dorset

6 – 7 November 2024

Dorset

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 Skills for Health & Safety Representatives – Dorset

20 – 22 November 2024

Dorset

This course builds upon the Stage 1 Health and Safety Representatives’ Course and will help H&S reps to further their skills and knowledge. This course is being offered in Dorset.

Equality in Your Branch – Developing a Branch Equality Action Plan

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.