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.

Protect the Right to Strike – TUC march and rally

27 January 2024 12:00pm–4:00pm

Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham, GL50 1UL

On Saturday 27th January, the South West will host the TUC’s next big march and rally ‘Protect the right to strike’.

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

Communicating with Members – Exeter

20 September 2023 9:30am–4:30pm


This is a one-day course aimed at helping stewards communicate effectively with members from an organising perspective. It provides an opportunity to develop skills in a variety of communication methods including starting conversations, managing discussions, listening to members’ views, and using emails and other media.

Health and Safety Fest 2023 (BOOKING CLOSED)

15 – 16 September 2023

Croyde Bay, North Devon

Our regional Health & Safety Forum takes on a new name for 2023, out with the ‘Forum’ and in with the ‘Fest’!

Risk Assessments – Online

14 September 2023 9:30am–4:30pm


This course is designed for new or inexperienced Health and Safety reps. It can also be used as refresher for more experienced reps.

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.

The History of Trade Unions & Employment Law – NEW!

13 September 2023 9:30am–12:30pm


To understand employment law as it is now, and how it may change in the future, we need to understand the past.

Health & Safety Refresher Course

7 September 2023 9:30am–4:30pm


This one day course is aimed at experienced Health and Safety Representatives and provides both an update on Health and Safety law and the opportunity to discuss how we organise around Health and Safety issues.

Writing Effective Motions – Online

4 September 2023 9:30am–12:30pm


The course is designed to give all UNISON activists the knowledge, confidence and skills required to write and move effective motions.

ERA Refresher Bristol

31 August – 1 September 2023


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.