Further Representation Skills & Confidence

22 – 24 May 2024

Taunton

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.

The Organising Steward 2024 – Taunton

15 April – 20 May 2024

Taunton

The Organising Steward in person learning option in Taunton. The course aims to develop your skills, knowledge and confidence to enable you to carry out the role of a steward in UNISON

Get Active 2024

17 – 19 May 2024

Croyde Bay

Get Active is returning to Croyde Bay from 17 – 19 May 2024! This year’s theme is “organising for equality, respect, and fair treatment”.

Learning at Work Week

13 – 17 May 2024

Online

Learning at Work Week is an annual event that highlights the importance and benefits of learning and development.

Mental Health Awareness

16 May 2024 1:30pm–4:30pm

Online - Via MS TEAMS

Mental Health Awareness Week takes place every year between 13 – 19th May. Learn with UNISON to be more aware about mental health.

Making Equality Central to your Union Practice – A course for UNISON Activists

8 May 2024 9:30am–4:30pm

Bristol

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.

Stress Awareness – Look after your wellbeing

25 April 2024 9:30am–12:30pm

Online - Via MS TEAMS

This half day course looks at stress, which one of the main causes of illness in the modern world, and ways that you can cope with it.

The Organising Steward – Wareham / Dorchester

19 March – 24 April 2024

Wareham or Dorchester

The Organising Steward in person learning option in Wareham / Dorchester. The course aims to develop your skills, knowledge and confidence to enable you to carry out the role of a steward in UNISON

ERA Refresher – Taunton

17 – 18 April 2024

Taunton

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.

Migrant workers have a home in UNISON

Webinar: Migrant workers have a home in UNISON

18 April 2024 12:30pm–1:30pm

Online

To find out the latest developments in the Government’s immigration policies and the support available for our migrant worker members, UNISON South West is running a briefing for members.

Challenging Racism in the Workplace – Negotiating for Race Equality – Taunton

16 – 17 April 2024

Taunton

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.

Confidence in Speaking Up , public speaking and Speech Writing – Taunton

4 – 10 April 2024

Taunton

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 Representation Skills & Confidence ( CANCELLED)

27 – 29 March 2024

Dorset

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.

The Organising Steward 2024 – Exeter

27 February – 26 March 2024

Exeter

The Organising Steward in person learning option in Exeter. The course aims to develop your skills, knowledge and confidence to enable you to carry out the role of a steward in UNISON

The Organising Steward 2024 – Online

22 February – 21 March 2024

Online

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