LGBT+ Branch Officer and Contact online training Autumn 2024

17 October 2024 10:00am–4:00pm

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 useful links and develop strategies for supporting LGBT+ members
  • Identify how to organise and campaign for equality and get equality issues on the bargaining agenda

This course is delivered online via Microsoft Teams on Thursday 17th October and lasts one full day, 10am – 4pm, with short breaks.

Your branch will be charged a fee for your attendance so it is important to have approval before you apply.

To apply for a place please complete and submit the following form:


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LGBT+ Branch Officer and Contact online training October 2024

  • This will help us identify your membership record if you don't know your UNISON membership number.
  • There is a charge to the branch of £25 for this course. If you meet the minimum requirements to attend this course we will contact your branch so that your attendance can be authorised.
  • We will use this information to check your UNISON membership, to seek approval from your branch for your attendance on this course, and to send you course information. If we are able to offer you a place on this training, then you will receive an email from us with further information.
  • UNISON Learning & Organising Equality Monitoring Form

  • This section of the form is entirely voluntary; however your co-operation would be appreciated. UNISON gathers this information so that participation in education and training can be monitored. This allows us to identify where there are areas of underrepresentation and work with our colleagues in the wider union to address any barriers to equal access.
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