2017 Course Programme
These pages are regularly updated with news about UNISON training courses, TUC courses and information about Education & Training organisation and Lifelong Learning.
Interested in Learning?
As part of its extensive learning and training programme, UNISON offers new members a choice of free one day workshops to help you at work and in everyday life. When new members join they will receive a handbook setting out their entitlements. This will include a choice of one of the following free workshops to take place later in the year
· Welcome to UNISON
· Facing change together
· Your skills, your future
· Making the most of the internet
To take advantage of this offer, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is in addition to the many learning and training opportunities already available to UNISON members including our award-winning Return to Learn programme as well as discounts on Open University courses and locally organised training tailored to your needs. For information on Scotland’s Learning and Organising programme.
• Organising Stewards (part 1) – 3-5 April – Inverness (course commences 12.30pm on the first day, finishing mid afternoon of the final day)
• Organising Stewards (part 2) – 8-10 May – Inverness (course commences 12.30pm on the first day, finishing mid afternoon of the final day)
This first course for new stewards will develop skills, knowledge and confidence to enable them to carry out their role and it covers the role of the organising union in public services, the importance of equalities, tackling issues in the workplace, working with members, understanding procedures, handling grievances and disciplinaries and understanding the world UNISON works in, both nationally and internationally. This is an essential course for those who want to become effective as workplace representatives and is compulsory for new accreditation.