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.

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.

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

13 March 2024 9:30am–4:30pm

Exeter

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.

Further Skills for Health & Safety Representatives – Online

4 March 2024 9:30am–4:00pm

Online

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

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

5 – 6 March 2024

Dorset

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.

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.

ERA Refresher Online (Spring)

5 February 2024 9:30am–11:00am

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.

POSTPONED Challenging Racism in the Workplace – Negotiating for Race Equality – Exeter

20 – 21 February 2024

Exeter

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.

ERA Refresher Exeter

14 – 15 February 2024

Exeter

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.

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

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 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

Online

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.

UNISON South West Retired Members’ Seminar and AGM*

9 November 2023 10:15am–2:30pm

Albemarle Centre Taunton

UNISON South West Retired Members’ Seminar and AGM*
10:15am – 3:30pm | Thursday 9 November 2023 | The Albemarle Centre, Albemarle Road, Taunton, TA1 1BA

Attachment in early years – NEW DATE!

3 November 2023 9:30am–12:30pm

Online

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