Courses

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

Resources

Wellbeing at Work (Bristol)

23 October 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.

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 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.

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 10:30am–5:30pm

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 (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.

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.

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.

Practical mixed media crafting for relaxation

14 July 2018 11:00am–5:00pm

UNISON South West and the WEA are offering a fully funded workshop on practical mixed media crafting for relaxation. A relaxed and stress free way to spend a Saturday, absorbed in creating a unique decoration for your home, no art skills necessary! How to attend Saturday 14 July 2018, 10:00-16:00 UNISON, Tangier central, Taunton TA1 4AS […]

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.

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 […]