Introduction to Bargaining (Truro)

12 September 2019 8:30am–3:30pm


The course focuses on talking to employers as an essential part of the steward’s role and stresses the importance of preparation and practice.

The Organising Steward (Truro)

19 September – 17 October 2019


As a steward you are a vital link in the union chain and have an important role to play in organising members at local level. This course is the first in a pathway of training to enable you to undertake your role.

Stress & Workload Management (Truro)

8 October 2019 8:30am–3:30pm


This course focuses on equipping stewards with the knowledge and skills needed to be able to look after their own wellbeing and manage the workload of the steward. This course will help participants to: identify and manage sources of stress develop effective ways to manage workload find practical ways of managing and dealing with problems […]

Equality Matters (Truro)

15 October 2019 8:30am–3:30pm


This course covers UNISON’s commitment to reflecting the diversity of its members and an introduction to equality legislation. It is designed to raise awareness of potential discrimination in the workplace. The course will help participants to: review UNISON’s rules in relation to proportionality, fair representation and self-organisation have an understanding of the development of anti-discrimination […]

Communicating with Members (Truro)

22 October 2019 8:30am–3:30pm


This is a one-day course aimed at helping stewards communicate effectively with members from an organising perspective.

Further Representation Skills (Truro)

21 – 22 November 2019


This course reinforces some approaches and procedures introduced in the 5 day Stewards course and explores in more detail: Process for identifying needs and exploring what is and isn’t a case Recap on sources of information especially the ACAS code Preparing for a grievance and a capability case Planning and building a case including interviewing […]