UNISON Learning Café

27 June 2024 12:00pm–1:30pm

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.

Advanced Employment Law – Religion and Belief Discrimination

8 July 2024 9:00am–1:00pm

To add to our set of on-line courses looking at protected characteristics under the Equality Act, this new half day course will talk about discrimination on the basis of religion or philosophical belief. The session will cover direct discrimination against workers because of their religion; the position when workers need time off for religious Sabbaths, […]

Organising for Health and Safety Online Summer 2024

12 – 16 August 2024

Our Organising for Health and Safety course is essential for new health and safety representatives. We are now offering an option whereby reps can complete the whole course in one week.  Our online course is delivered by experienced TUC tutors at West Thames College via Microsoft Teams. The closing date for applications is 29th July […]

Branch Treasurer/OLBA Training Autumn 2024

10 September 2024 9:30am–1:00pm

This online half-day course delivered over Microsoft Teams is aimed primarily at recently appointed Branch Treasurers. The course will show in detail how to use the union’s online branch accounting system (OLBA), including: Recording receipts and payments Reconciling bank accounts Putting the branch’s budget onto OLBA Producing reports for committee meetings and AGMs Making necessary […]

Advanced Employment Law – Race Discrimination

18 September 2024 9:00am–4:30pm

It can be difficult to recognise when members have a realistic chance of proving sex discrimination and activists may feel unconfident in this area. This course will give practical skills for discussing the matter with members and recognising possible cases. More generally, it will build skills of interviewing members and analysing evidence which can be applied to any work problem.

UNISON Online Stewards Course Autumn 2024

9 September – 18 October 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.

Branch Welfare Officer Training

15 October 2024 10:00am–1:00pm

UNISON’s Branch Welfare Officer (BWO) training has two stages: Stage 1: a short introductory online module (1 hour) plus GDPR e-note (20 mins) The online module is an introduction to the BWO role. The GDPR e-note covers the main data protection issues that you need to be aware of as a UNISON activist. It outlines […]

Branch Welfare Officer Training

16 October 2024 10:00am–1:00pm

UNISON’s Branch Welfare Officer (BWO) training has two stages: Stage 1: a short introductory online module (1 hour) plus GDPR e-note (20 mins) The online module is an introduction to the BWO role. The GDPR e-note covers the main data protection issues that you need to be aware of as a UNISON activist. It outlines […]

Branch Welfare Officer Training

17 October 2024 10:00am–1:00pm

UNISON’s Branch Welfare Officer (BWO) training has two stages: Stage 1: a short introductory online module (1 hour) plus GDPR e-note (20 mins) The online module is an introduction to the BWO role. The GDPR e-note covers the main data protection issues that you need to be aware of as a UNISON activist. It outlines […]

Advanced Employment Law – Sex Discrimination

19 November 2024 9:00am–4:00pm

It can be difficult to recognise when members have a realistic chance of proving sex discrimination and activists may feel unconfident in this area. This course will give practical skills for discussing the matter with members and recognising possible cases. More generally, it will build skills of interviewing members and analysing evidence which can be applied to any work problem.