New Union Learning Rep (ULR) online training Summer 2024

4 June 2024

Introductory training for new UNISON learning reps.

The course will be delivered online over MS Teams and will cover:

  • the role of the UNISON learning rep
  • how to find out what people want to learn – and how
  • making the case for learning
  • networking and making contacts
  • advertising and communicating with members
  • where to find help and resources

You must be able to attend all four sessions of the course dates below, and complete approximately one hour of homework after each session.

  • 9.30am – 1pm Tuesday 4th June
  • 9.30am – 1pm Tuesday 11th June
  • 9.30am – 1pm Tuesday 18th June
  • 9.30am – 1pm Tuesday 25th June

If you are waiting for ULR stage 1 training but can’t make these dates you can join the waiting list to be notified when more courses are organised.
Add your name to the list by completing and submitting this short form.

The training is aimed at appointed ULRs and you will need to get branch permission before applying. There will be a charge of £50 to your branch for your attendance on this course.

To apply, please complete and submit the form below:

Union Learning Rep Online Summer 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 £50 for 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, 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.