Courses

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

Resources

Equality Matters (Truro)

24 April 2018 8:30am–3:30pm

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 (Exeter)

17 April 2018 8:30am–3:30pm

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.

Equality Matters (Bristol)

17 April 2018 8:30am–3:30pm

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 (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.

Introduction to Bargaining

25 January 2018 8:30am–3:30pm

Truro / Wareham

The Organising Steward (Bristol)

19 January – 16 February 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)

18 January – 15 February 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)

17 January – 14 February 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)

16 January – 13 February 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.

South West international officers training

South West international officers training

9 December 2017 9:00am–3:00pm

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, […]

Developing Black leadership weekend

25 – 26 November 2017

The training aims to build confidence and encourage more Black members to become active in UNISON at all levels and also to become leaders in your workplace. 2017 Black leadership training flyer Course Booking form 2017 Content This course is open to Black activists and members within the South West Region. In UNISON Black is […]

Making Equalities Central to Your Practice

14 November 2017 8:30am–3:30pm

Truro / Wareham

Apprenticeships forum

7 November 2017 10:00am–3:00pm

UNISON South West Region and UNISON Learning and Organising Services apprenticeship forum. Apprenticeships and the new apprenticeship levy – a conference for UNISON officers and activists Tuesday 7th November 2017 Museum of Somerset, Taunton 10am – 3pm An opportunity for reps and branch officers to find out more about the new apprenticeship levy on employers, […]