CANCELLED Developing Confidence, Resilience, and Emotional Intelligence (course code: 351-MBGE)

21 July 2020 10:00am–4:00pm

Bury St Edmunds Regional Office

Outcome

Online stewards re-certification

29 June – 24 July 2020

Every five years UNISON expects our reps to participate in a training course during which you will have the opportunity to learn about the new requirements, processes, legal changes and organising initiatives which are happening across the union. Course Information This is an opportunity for you to step outside of your current practise and reflect […]

CANCELLED Behaviour Management (course code: 296-MBBM)

13 August 2020 10:00am–4:00pm

Bury St Edmunds Regional Office

Outcome

New stewards – online course

6 July – 28 August 2020

This course is for all new UNISON stewards. It introduces the role, details responsibilities and gives information about support and resources available. Who is the course for? This course is for all new Unison stewards and workplace reps.   How long is the course? This course will take 30 hours to complete and you are […]

Further Representation Skills – 10, 11 September 2020 – Chelmsford

10 – 11 September 2020

UNISON Eastern, Church Lane House, Church Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1NH

This two day course is for existing stewards who have completed the 5 day New Stewards course. The course reinforces some approaches and procedures introduced in the New Stewards course and explores in more detail.  It explains further for identifying needs and exploring what is and isn’t a case.  It recaps on sources of information […]

Mental Health Awareness – 17, 18 September 2020 – Chelmsford

17 – 18 September 2020

UNISON Eastern, Church Lane House, Church Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1NH

This two day course is for Activists who would like to:- Examine what we mean by ‘mental illness’; Look at what employers can do to maintain mental health at work; Identify some of the common signs and symptoms of poor mental health in the workplace; Discuss and explore strategies for intervention and support for members […]

UNISON Learning Representatives – 16, 17, 18 September 2020 – Bury St Edmunds

16 – 19 September 2020

UNISON Eastern, Higdon House, Kempson Way, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 7AR

This 3 day course helps UNISON Learning Reps primarily encourage and support other colleagues with learning in the workplace. This course is a must for all ULR’s and explains UNISON’s approach to lifelong learning and helping people to gain skills and qualifications with particular focus on those who have traditionally been excluded from learning.  You […]

New Stewards – 8, 9, 10 & 22, 23 September 2020 – UNISON Bury St Edmunds Office

8 – 23 September 2020

UNISON Eastern, Higdon House, Kempson Way, Bury St Edmunds, IP32 7AR

These five day courses are a must do for new stewards.  The course covers such things as getting organised in the workplace, the role of the steward, understanding how grievances and disciplinaries work and how the Union works.  Once you have completed this course, you can then progress onto other courses and feel more confident […]

CANCELLED Your Skills Your Future (course code: 287-MBYS)

29 September 2020 10:00am–4:00pm

Bury St Edmunds Regional Office

Outcome

Stewards Recertification – 28, 29 September 2020 – Chelmsford

28 – 29 September 2020

UNISON Eastern, Church Lane House, Church Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1NH

This two day course is for Reps and Branch Officers who have completed the New Stewards training over five years ago OR Reps and Branch Officers who have never done an Introductory New Stewards Course but have been carrying out the full role of a steward i.e. representing members on grievances and. The course updates […]

Women’s Assertiveness – Dates tbc October 2020 – Higdon House, Bury St Edmunds

6 – 8 October 2020

UNISON Eastern, Higdon House, Kempson Way, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 7AR

This three day course has been specially designed for women members. It will help those understanding the meaning of assertive, passive and aggressive behaviour.  Women members will consider the nature and impact of behaviour on ourselves and on others and become more aware of differing behavioural styles.  The course will discuss the value of assertive […]

CANCELLED Self Management and Personal Effectiveness (course code: 351-MBGE)

13 October 2020 10:00am–4:00pm

Chelmsford Regional Office

This course is designed to help individuals re-focus and retake control over their work.  You will develop tools to acknowledge your personal qualities, strengths and skills to boost your self-worth.  You will also action plan to raise personal performance levels, set personal direction and goals, and learn how to deal constructively with different personality types. […]

New Stewards – 7, 8, 9 & 19, 20 October 2020 – Chelmsford

7 – 20 October 2020

UNISON Eastern, Church Lane House, Church Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1NH

This five day course is a must do for new stewards.  The course covers such things as getting organised in the workplace, the role of the steward, understanding how grievances and disciplinaries work and how the Union works.  Once you have completed this course, you can then progress onto other courses and feel more confident in […]

CANCELLED Job Application and Interview Skills (course code: 335-MBCJ)

22 October 2020 10:00am–4:00pm

Bury St Edmunds Regional Office

Delivered by: UNISON Regional Learning and Development Organiser This one day workshop would suit as a follow-on from Get That Job, or as a standalone session if you are more confident in applying for jobs.  The session will help you to:- understand the importance of transferable skills, how to identify them, and how to evidence […]

Bullying and Harassment – 21, 22, 23 October 2020 – UNISON Chelmsford

21 – 23 October 2020

UNISON Eastern, Church Lane House, Church Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1NH

This 3 day course has been designed to help Representatives identify, prevent and tackle bullying and harassment in the workplace and staffing issues that contribute to workplace bullying. It will cover employment law principles and health and safety legislation that apply to workplace bullying.  Representatives will gain an understanding that bullying affects everyone and can […]