New stewards – online course

20 April – 12 June 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 […]

Health and Safety Representatives One – online course

26 March – 31 May 2020

TUC Education’s new Health and Safety Representatives One online is the core course for all safety reps. Gain knowledge and skills that will enable you to be an effective workplace health and safety rep. What is the course about? The course will help you: Organise for health & safety, Negotiate with employers to improve workplace […]

Union Learning Representatives One online

26 March – 31 May 2020

TUC Education’s new Union Learning Representatives One online  is for newly appointed union learning reps (ULRs) and experienced learning reps who would like a refresher. This course will introduce you to the role the ULR, and the essential tools and knowledge needed to be an effective one. What is this course for? The course will […]

Union Learning Representatives Two online

26 March – 31 May 2020

This online course is for union learning reps (ULRs) who have some experience and/or have completed the Union Learning Reps 1 course (certificate or online). It will build on your existing ULR skills. What is this course for? The course will help you: Address your own development needs as a ULR, Work with partners, employers […]

Health and Safety Representatives – 10, 11, 12 & 29, 30 June 2020 – Chelmsford UNISON Office

10 – 30 June 2020

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

If you have an interest in safety in the workplace and are a new Health and Safety Rep you will get a lot from this five day course. It deals with the legal framework, both domestic and European, of health and safety in the workplace.  It covers the employer’s legal responsibilities and where you and […]

New Stewards – 16, 17, 18 & 23, 24 June 2020 – UNISON Eastern, Chelmsford

16 – 24 June 2020

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

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 […]

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 […]

New Stewards – 6, 7, 8 & 20, 21 July – UNISON Centre, London

6 – 21 July 2020

UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

This five day course 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 […]

Stewards Recertification Course – 16, 17 July 2020 – Bury St Edmunds UNISON Office

16 – 17 July 2020

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

This 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 on new […]

Further Representation Skills – 22, 23 July 2020 – Bury St Edmunds UNISON Office

22 – 23 July 2020

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New stewards – online course

14 September – 6 November 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]