Caring for Adults – POSTPONED ( A new date will be available to book very soon)

14 March 2024 9:30am–12:30pm

Online - Via MS TEAMS

This virtual course is aimed at members who care for adults as part of their role.

Conflict Management for Schools’ Workers (Conflict with Pupils)

28 February 2024 9:30am–12:00pm

Online - via zoom

This course will be of benefit to staff who are required to deal with angry, aggressive or challenging young people through the course of their work. Learn how to communicate effectively and how to apply practical strategies to de-escalate and resolve conflict.

Regional launch of the year of LGBT+ workers

24 February 2024 10:00am–4:00pm

Holiday Inn, Taunton

Come along to our regional launch event for UNISON’s year of LGBT+ workers, hosted by UNISON South West’s LGBT+ self-organised group.

Heart Unions Week

12 – 18 February 2024


Love is in the air as we celebrate Heart Unions Week. A chance to reflect on the important work of trade unions.

Loss & bereavement in children and young people awareness

14 February 2024 10:15am–12:45pm

Online - via zoom

This workshop is for UNISON members who work with children and young people who want to build greater awareness of the impact of bereavement and grief.

Migrant workers have a home in UNISON

Webinar: Migrant workers have a home in UNISON

7 February 2024 12:30pm–1:30pm


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 two briefings.

Disability Inclusion Training – FULLY BOOKED – Waiting List Open

2 November 2023

Online - Via Zoom

DRAFT DETAILS | An amazing offer for members in the South West region. During UNISONs Disability Awareness Month join Diversity & Ability to learn more about disability Inclusion. The training is three modules in total which members will need to attend all.

Managing Challenging Behaviour – FULLY BOOKED – Waiting List Open

21 November 2023 2:00pm–5:00pm


Why not book on to this course on behaviour management with 2Resolve. Tutored by experts in the field. This course is aimed at members working in schools.

Attachment in early years – NEW DATE!

3 November 2023 9:30am–12:30pm


Tutored by expert tutors, this course is aimed at support staff working with young children and/or in an early years setting.

Healthcare Students Learning

27 September – 18 October 2023

Online - Webinar

Join our national team to learn more……Online webinar events – various dates

UK Pride in Weston.

UK Pride 2023

30 September – 1 October 2023


UNISON South West is proud to be sponsoring this year’s UK Pride which takes place in Weston-super-Mare this autumn.

Attachment in early years – FULLY BOOKED – Waiting List Open

14 September 2023 9:30am–12:30pm


Tutored by expert tutors, this course is aimed at support staff working with young children and/or in an early years setting.

UNISON Member Learning – Mental Health Awareness

16 May 2023 9:30am–11:30am

Online - Via ZOOM

Mental Health Awareness is so important. Join us for this half day learning option. The revised learning offer will be provided by Mind UK.

UNISON Member Learning – Dementia Awareness

30 March 2023 9:30am–1:00pm

Online - Via MS TEAMS

Why not book on to this CPD (continued professional development) course on Dementia with the Open University. Tutored by expert tutors from The OU. All our Open University Courses are run via MS Teams.

UNISON Member Learning – Retirement and your pension – NHS pension scheme ( Waiting List Open)

22 March 2023 12:30pm–1:30pm

Online - Via MS TEAMS

Join us to learn more with The Lighthouse Group. Lighthouse Financial Advice is the trusted financial advice partner of UNISON. Our purpose is to help you achieve your aspirations through expert financial planning. Join us to talk about the changes to the NHS pension scheme over the last years and hear about changes to the state pension and where to find out more about the years you have logged. Gain tips about investments to keep you financially secure in retirement.