LGBT+ Branch Officer and Contact in person training

13 March 2024 10:00am–4:00pm

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

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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 in person course will be held at the UNISON Centre on Wednesday 13th March 2024, 10am to 4pm.

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:

LGBT+ Branch Officer and Contact in person training March 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 either £225 (including accommodation) or £50 (training only) 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.
  • Lunch and refreshments will be provided, in addition dinner and breakfast will be included for those staying overnight.
  • If your journey to the UNISON centre takes 2 1/2 hours or longer you can request overnight accommodation for the night before the course. Please contact LAOS on if you feel you need to stay longer.
  • N.B. LAOS will only meet the cost of accommodation booked by ourselves. For accommodation request changes or late bookings, 7 days notice minimum is required.
  • TRAVEL: If you need LAOS to cover the costs of your travel to the training, please book your train tickets directly through Stewart Travel Management. Contact them at or on 0800 091 4272 to book the best travel options for you. Stewart Travel will pass the cost on to UNISON, please quote cost centre 0-45-00-41 when making your booking. If travelling a very long way, meaning flights would be the better option, get in touch with LAOS to discuss.
  • 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.
  • We appreciate that some of the categories below are limited, but within these constraints, please give the answer most applicable to you.
  • This information will be used to update your UNISON membership records and will be treated in the strictest confidence.