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.

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Activist Education Courses 2017

The full UNISON Scotland course programme for 2017 with all the course details - Organised by Venue (eg Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen) ...
Activist Education Programme Calendar 2017

Activist Education Programme Calendar 2017

The 2017 Activist Education Programme Calendar is a handy wallchart Course Planner to flag up important courses throughout the year ...
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Membership Learning Programme 2017

UNISON Scotland membership learning programme for 2017 For many, the thought of doing a course or returning to learning can bring ...
Lifelong learning

Lifelong Learning

UNISON's approach to promoting Learning is to make it accessible to all, inclusive of all and supportive of all UNISON ...

UNISON Scotland Courses Introduction 2017

Welcome to our new Learning and Organising Programme for 2017 With a very successful 2016 training programme under their belt, ...
Application form

Applying for Activist Education Courses

Download a UNISON Scotland Activists Education Course application form here now and or get a form from your Branch Secretary or ...

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 learningandorganising@unison.co.uk.

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.

New Inverness courses

• 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.