Courses

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

Resources

ERA Refresher (Truro)

12 – 13 July 2018

Truro

Our brand new two day course for existing stewards to brush up on their skills.

Wellbeing at Work (Truro)

28 June 2018 9:30am–4:30pm

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.

Equality Matters (Bristol)

21 June 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.

Introduction to Bargaining (Bristol)

13 June 2018 9:30am–4:30pm

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.

Using colour for health and wellbeing

9 June 2018 11:00am–5:00pm

UNISON South West and the WEA are offering a fully funded workshop on using colour for health and wellbeing This course is an introductory session on how colour can have an impact on our health and wellbeing. How to attend Saturday 9 June 2018, 10:00-16:00 Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel (lunch included) If you are interested […]

Equality Matters (Truro)

7 June 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.

Wellbeing at Work (Bristol)

7 June 2018 9:30am–4:30pm

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.

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.

Understanding the Economy (Bristol)

25 April – 22 May 2018

Bristol

This 5 session evening class is an opportunity to learn how the economy works, how economics affects our lives, and our jobs.

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.

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.

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.

Introduction to Bargaining

25 January 2018 9:30am–4:30pm

Truro / Wareham

South West international officers training

South West international officers training

9 December 2017 10:00am–4:00pm

UNISON Bristol regional office

Workers of all countries – unite! That is the spirit in which we are launching the South West international officers training and network. With the world facing increasing instability, it is more important than ever that UNISON has strong international links. From supporting trade unionists abroad to ensuring employer supply chains are free of exploitation, […]