Courses

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

Resources

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 10:00am–4:00pm

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 8:30am–3:30pm

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 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.

Using colour for health and wellbeing

9 June 2018 10:00am–4:00pm

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 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.

Wellbeing at Work (Bristol)

7 June 2018 8:30am–3:30pm

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 8:30am–3:30pm

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 8:30am–3:30pm

Bristol

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

Introduction to Bargaining

25 January 2018 8:30am–3:30pm

Truro / Wareham

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 […]