Introduction to Employment Law (For Workplace Stewards)

15 October 2024 10:00am–4:00pm

UNISON Regional Centre, 24 Livery Street, Birmingham, B3 2PA

This course will take place FACE TO FACE at UNISON West Midlands Regional Centre. This one day course is a general introduction to employment law for stewards with little experience and no previous training in employment law beyond what is covered in the general stewards’ introductory courses.  Employment law is an enormous and complex subject. […]

Introduction to Health & Safety (For Health and Safety Representatives)

19 September – 17 October 2024

UNISON West Midlands Regional Centre, 24 Livery Street, Birmingham, B3 2PA

IN PERSON at UNISON West Midlands Regional Centre, Birmingham This course covers the role of the Health and Safety Representative, legislation, workplace inspections and developing local strategies. This is an essential starting point for new Health and Safety representatives You will be required to attend all 5 dates set out below: Thursday 19 Sept – […]

ERA Refresher ONLINE (For Workplace Stewards)

16 – 17 October 2024

ONLINE

ONLINE Course aims: – Update on new developments internally and externally which impact upon your role as a UNISON rep. – To inform you on changes in the legislative and legal framework. – To share skills and experience as UNISON reps. – To explore how we build the strength of UNISON in a changing industrial […]

Dealing with a Disciplinary (For Workplace Stewards)

22 – 23 October 2024

UNISON West Midlands Regional Centre, 24 Livery Street, Birmingham, B3 2PA

FACE TO FACE at UNISON Regional Centre, Birmingham. This two day course is based on developing skills and a systematic approach to dealing with disciplinary cases. It uses a single set of case notes to consider alternative approaches for dealing with a disciplinary case. The course follows a case portrayed on video to which the […]

Understanding Sex Discrimination (For Workplace Stewards)

5 November 2024 10:00am–4:00pm

UNISON West Midlands Regional Centre, 24 Livery Street, Birmingham, B3 2PA

FACE TO FACE at UNISON Regional Centre Attending and participating in this course will help participants to define and identify cases of sex discrimination in the workplace, and use the law to challenge it. The course will also explore what responsibilities employers have to prevent sex discrimination and how stewards can collectively challenge workplace cultures. […]

Supporting Reps Wellbeing ONLINE (for Workplace Stewards)

7 November 2024 10:00am–1:00pm

ONLINE

ONLINE As a union representative you will be dealing with lots of workplace issues and cases that can be stressful and pressurized. Due to the busy nature of the representative role, you often don’t have much time to reflect on your own wellbeing. It is important to maintain good mental wellbeing so you can effectively […]

Dealing with a Grievance (For Workplace Stewards)

12 – 13 November 2024

UNISON West Midlands Regional Centre, 24 Livery Street, Birmingham, B3 2PA

This course will take place FACE TO FACE at UNISON West Midlands Regional Centre It is advisable that new representatives attend the Handling Grievance and Disciplinary Casework course before applying for this course. This 2 day course is based on a single case study and utilises filmed extracts of the case as it unfolds. The […]

Introduction to Employment Law ONLINE (For Workplace Stewards)

19 November 2024 10:00am–4:00pm

ONLINE

ONLINE This one day course is a general introduction to employment law for stewards with little experience and no previous training in employment law beyond what is covered in the general stewards’ introductory courses.  Employment law is an enormous and complex subject. This introductory course is designed to give participants an overview and general feel […]

Branch Treasurer (OLBA) Training 2024

23 April – 21 November 2024

ONLINE

UNISON College have now opened registration for 2024 Branch Treasurers OLBA training. All the courses are half a day and will be delivered online by a tutor from UNISON Finance. The course will run from 9.30am – 1.00pm on the dates listed below. Please advertise this to anyone in your branch who uses OLBA. Non-Treasurers […]

Making Equality Central to your union practice ONLINE (For Workplace Stewards)

21 November 2024 10:00am–4:00pm

ONLINE

The one-day ONLINE course has been designed to cover 4 modules: · Equality in UNISON · Introduction to Equality legislation · Equality and your role as a rep The aim of the course is to enable reps to gain an understanding of equality issues and to encourage them to embed an equality angle across all […]

TUC Reps Stage 1 ONLINE (For Workplace Stewards)

18 September – 27 November 2024

ONLINE

10am-12pm for 10 Wednesday Mornings ONLINE This 10 week course will provide an opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge required to represent members effectively and strengthen union organisation. In addition to the once a week 2 hour online sessions, you should expect to be doing an extra 3 hours of coursework a week. You […]

Bargaining and Negotiating Skills (For Workplace Stewards)

27 – 28 November 2024

UNISON West Midlands Regional Centre, 24 Livery Street, Birmingham, B3 2PA

IN PERSON at UNISON West Midlands Regional Centre This course examinies the process of bargaining and negotiating to identify the aspects of good negotiating practice. It uses a case studies and role play to build key negotiating skills: preparing a claim, presenting a claim, negotiating in a team, making agreements.  Applicants should have completed either […]

Dealing with Capability Cases (For Workplace Stewards)

3 – 4 December 2024

UNISON Regional Centre, 24 Livery Street, Birmingham, B3 2PA

This course will take place FACE TO FACE at UNISON West Midlands Regional Centre. This two day course looks at all the major areas of contention in regards to capability. It examines the legal framework which defines capability and looks at how this is different from misconduct. The course activities are bases on providing the […]

The Organising Steward ONLINE (For Workplace Stewards)

12 November – 10 December 2024

ONLINE

5 Tuesdays ONLINE 10am – 12pm You will be required to attend all 5 dates below: Tuesday 12 Nov -10am – 12pm Tuesday 19 Nov – 10am – 12pm Tuesday 26 Nov – 10am- 12pm Tuesday 3 Dec – 10am- 12pm Tuesday 10 Dec – 10am- 12pm This is a five-day course for UNISON stewards […]

Introduction to Health & Safety ONLINE (For Health and Safety Representatives)

14 November – 12 December 2024

ONLINE

ONLINE This course covers the role of the Health and Safety Representative, legislation, workplace inspections and developing local strategies. This is an essential starting point for new Health and Safety representatives You will be required to attend all 5 dates set out below: Thursday 14 Nov – 10am- 12pm Thursday 21 Nov – 10am- 12pm […]