Courses

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

Resources

Introduction to Bargaining (Truro)

24 May 2018 9:30am–4:30pm

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.

Communicating with Members (Truro)

3 May 2018 9:30am–4:30pm

Truro

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

Communicating with Members (Bristol)

24 April 2018 9:30am–4:30pm

Bristol

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

Communicating with Members (Exeter)

24 April 2018 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 (Truro)

24 April 2018 9:30am–4:30pm

Truro

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.

Equality Matters (Bristol)

17 April 2018 9:30am–4:30pm

Bristol

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.

Equality Matters (Exeter)

17 April 2018 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.

The Organising Steward (Bristol)

13 April – 11 May 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.

The Organising Steward (Exeter)

12 April – 10 May 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.

The Organising Steward (Taunton)

11 April – 9 May 2018

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)

10 April – 8 May 2018

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 (Truro)

9 April – 14 May 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.

Further Representation Skills (Exeter)

20 – 21 March 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.

Further Representation Skills (Truro)

14 – 15 March 2018

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 […]

Further Representation Skills (Bristol)

13 – 14 March 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.