Courses

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

Resources

Further Representation Skills (Exeter)

20 – 21 November 2019

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.

Communicating with Members (Exeter)

22 October 2019 12:00am–12:00am

Exeter

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

Equality Matters (Exeter)

15 October 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

Exeter

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.

Introduction to Bargaining (Exeter)

12 September 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

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.

Further Representation Skills (Exeter)

5 – 6 June 2019

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.

Communicating with Members (Exeter)

23 April 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

Exeter

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

Equality Matters (Exeter)

16 April 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

Exeter

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.

Introduction to Bargaining (Exeter)

14 March 2019 9:30am–4:30pm

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.

Further Representation Skills (Exeter)

5 – 6 February 2019

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.

Further Representation Skills (Truro)

5 – 6 February 2019

Truro

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 […]

The Organising Steward (Exeter)

17 January – 14 February 2019

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.

The Organising Steward (Bristol)

17 January – 14 February 2019

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.

The Organising Steward (Taunton)

16 January – 13 February 2019

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)

15 January – 12 February 2019

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.

Tackling Stress at Work (Exeter)

22 – 23 November 2018

Exeter

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