Courses

Check this page for upcoming member and activist education courses across the region.

Resources

Tackling Stress at Work (Exeter)

22 – 23 November 2018

Exeter

This course is open to all Health and Safety Representatives, Stewards and activists.

Wellbeing at Work (Bristol)

23 October 2018 8:30am–3:30pm

Bristol

Mental health and how we feel affects every part of our lives and everyone can experience difficult or “bad” days when we might feel down, worried or upset. However there are lots of things we can do to look after our mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Further Representation Skills (Truro)

17 – 18 October 2018

Truro

This course reinforces some approaches and procedures introduced in the five day Stewards course and explores in more detail; preparing for a case, building confidence, getting organised and looking after yourself.

Wellbeing at Work (Truro)

16 October 2018 8:30am–3:30pm

Truro

Mental health and how we feel affects every part of our lives and everyone can experience difficult or “bad” days when we might feel down, worried or upset. However there are lots of things we can do to look after our mental health and emotional wellbeing.

The Organising Steward (Truro)

4 October – 15 November 2018

Truro

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.

The Organising Steward (Taunton)

3 October 2018 9:30am–4:30pm

Taunton

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.

The Organising Steward (Wareham)

2 October 2018 9:30am

Wareham

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.

The Organising Steward (Exeter)

27 September – 1 November 2018

Exeter

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.

Introduction to Bargaining (Truro)

19 September 2018 8:30am–3:30pm

Truro

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

Further Representation Skills (Bristol)

18 – 19 September 2018

Bristol

This course reinforces some approaches and procedures introduced in the five day Stewards course and explores in more detail; preparing for a case, building confidence, getting organised and looking after yourself.

Further Representation Skills (Exeter)

18 – 19 September 2018

Exeter

This course reinforces some approaches and procedures introduced in the five day Stewards course and explores in more detail; preparing for a case, building confidence, getting organised and looking after yourself.

The Organising Steward (Bristol)

17 September – 15 October 2018

Bristol

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.

Introduction to Bargaining (Bristol)

12 September 2018 8:30am–3:30pm

Bristol

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

Introduction to Bargaining (Exeter)

12 September 2018 8:30am–3:30pm

Exeter

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

Risk Assessments (Bristol)

6 – 7 September 2018

Bristol

The course is designed for new or inexperienced UNISON health and safety representatives. It can also be used as a ‘refresher’ for the more experienced reps in focusing on the risk assessment campaign.