Getting started with Mentoring Skills and Practice December 2023

6 December 2023 10:00am–12:30pm

If you are interested in mentoring skills and want to find out more about it, then this course could be just the right place to start. Mentoring offers the potential to build and develop confidence. It offers techniques to work through a particular issue. It can act as a sounding board to help resolve any […]

UNISON Learning Café

13 December 2023 3:00pm–5:00pm

Have you seen the benefits of lifelong learning? Do you want to support members to engage with education? The Learning Café gives UNISON activists with an interest in learning and education an opportunity to come together alongside national member learning staff in a friendly, informal virtual setting via MS Teams.

Getting Started in Microsoft Excel: Level 1

15 – 16 January 2024

Attendees will leave this two-day online course with the basic skills necessary to create, edit, format and manipulate spreadsheet data.

No previous experience of Excel is necessary, but attendees should have a basic understanding of PCs, including familiarity with keyboard and mouse.

Introduction to Mindfulness

23 January 2024 1:00pm–4:00pm

Join this online course to gain an understanding of what mindfulness is. Learn about starting to develop your own mindfulness routine. This course explores the ways mindfulness: helps to develop awareness and to live more fully in the present moment refocuses thinking tunes out past and future worries helps to be fully present in the […]

Supporting your Team

24 January 2024 9:30am–4:30pm

This is a full-day online course, which helps managers, supervisors and team leaders gain skills and tools to support team members who work in emotionally demanding roles and environments that bring them into daily contact with vulnerable customers, client or service users.  Increasingly, front line teams are supporting growing numbers of customers with wide-ranging, and […]

Advanced Employment Law – Sexual Orientation Discrimination

7 February 2024 9:00am–1:00pm

This half-day course is part of our expanding set of courses on discrimination under the Equality Act 2010. It looks at the protection against discrimination in relation to sexual orientation. It covers how to interview a member sensitively; what constitutes legal harassment in this particular context including issues of ‘outing’ a worker and making false assumption; […]

UNISON Online Stewards Course Spring 2024

22 January – 1 March 2024

Our online course for elected stewards delivers the same learning outcomes as the face-to-face Stage 1 + Stage 2 workplace representatives course combination.

LGBT+ Branch Officer and Contact in person training

13 March 2024 10:00am–4:00pm

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

The course is appropriate for all LGBT+ branch officers or contacts who want to find out more about getting active in the branch and LGBT+ organising in UNISON. By the end of the course, you will be able to: Define the role of a LGBT+ branch officer or contact Know how to access resources, make […]

Advanced Employment Law – Contracts, Redundancy and TUPE

11 – 14 March 2024

An advanced employment law course delivered using video conference and interactive activities.

Organising for Health and Safety Online Spring 2024

20 February – 26 March 2024

Our Organising for Health and Safety course is essential for new health and safety representatives. We have transformed our classroom based course into an online course, delivered by experienced TUC tutors. You will learn about health and safety legislation, including the law relating to risk assessment, and your employer’s responsibilities. It will help you work […]