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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Health and Safety Representatives – 5, 6, 7 & 22, 23 October 2020 – Norwich

5 – 23 October 2020

Norwich Professional Development Centre, 144 Woodside Road, Norwich, NR7 9QL

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 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 the Union […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bullying and Harassment – 21, 22, 23 October 2020 – 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 […]