Risk Assessments – Exeter

8 November 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.

Making Equality Central to your Union Practice – Bristol

7 November 2023 9:30am–4:30pm


Equality is written into our rule book and into our objectives and policies but making equality part of everyday business is no small task. 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.

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.

ERA Refresher Online ( 4 x 90 mins sessions)

2 October 2023 9:30am–11:00am


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 Representation Skills – NEW

26 – 27 October 2023


The course reinforces some approaches and procedures introduced in the 5-day organising stewards course and explores learning in more detail.

Challenging Racism in the Workplace – Online

3 October 2023 10:00am–1:00pm


This course is designed for Branch Officers to attend together and take back their action plan to the rest of the Branch Committee. It is essential training for branch negotiators, Branch Secretary, Service Conditions Officer, Convenors, Equality Co-ordinator, and Black Member’s Officers.

Understanding The Law on Whistleblowing – NEW!

24 October 2023 9:30am–12:30pm


The law on whistleblowing is often misunderstood. This will dispel the myths.

Health & Safety 1 – Taunton

21 September – 19 October 2023


This Course is aimed at new and previously untrained Health and Safety Representatives.

Menopause in the workplace (online)

18 October 2023 10:30am–12:30pm


This course will cover the impact of the menopause on women in the workplace, what employers should do to be more aware of the needs of women going through the menopause, practical actions that employers should take and what UNISON can do to represent women on this issue and campaign for better workplaces.

Healthcare Students Learning

27 September – 18 October 2023

Online - Webinar

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

The Organising Steward 2023 – Taunton- In Person (POSTPONED)

18 September – 16 October 2023


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

Understanding Dismissals

13 October 2023 9:30am–12:30pm


To give you an understanding of dismissals of employment

The Organising Steward – Sept- Oct (FULLY BOOKED)

11 September – 9 October 2023


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

Understanding contracts of employment

6 October 2023 9:30am–12:30pm


Contracts are the basis employment law and understanding how they work is essential to understanding how workplace law works. 

Mentoring in the Branch – Taunton

3 – 4 October 2023


This course is aimed at both newly elected stewards and experienced activists/officers. It introduces the principle of mentoring as a means of support for new stewards.