Finance in the Organised Branch

13 June 2017 9:30am–5:00pm

UNISON Office, Guildford

Canterbury Pride

9 June 2017 12:00pm–10:00pm

Dane John Gardent, Canterbury

Mentoring in the UNISON Branch

8 – 9 June 2017

UNISON Office, Guildford

Disabled Members Weekend 2017

2 – 4 June 2017

The View Hotel, Eastbourne

Disabled Members Weekend brings UNISON members from across the region for a weekend of training, debate and special guests.

Disabled Members Training Weekend

2 – 4 June 2017

The View Hotel, Eastbourne

Oxford Pride

3 June 2017 11:00am–11:30pm

Oxford Castle Quarter & Paradise Street

Oxford Pride is a celebration of lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer life in Oxfordshire. The events supporting or arranged by Oxford Pride promote awareness of LGBT+ issues by providing information, education and entertainment in a safe and encouraging environment. Outcome

Organising Steward

2 May 2017

Kent (Venue TBC)

This course is aimed at new UNISON stewards and combines the previous New Stewards course and Grievance & Disciplinary Handling (ERA Accreditation will only be received on completion of the 5 day course. Please note this course takes place over 5 weeks, starting on 2nd of May and running every Tuesday until 30th May Outcome

Equality in your Branch

22 – 23 May 2017

UNISON Office, Guildford

Branch Secretary Training

19 – 21 May 2017

The View Hotel, Eastbourne

This course is designed to help existing and potential UNISON Branch Secretaries carry out their role effectively. The course looks at the role of Branch Secretary and the branch, and focuses on the skills needed and the development of a team appraoch to branch work. Outcome

Branch Chairpersons’ Training

19 – 21 May 2017

The View Hotel, Eastbourne

This course is aimed at anyone that has to chair a formal trade union meeting. Find out how to practice the skills needed to run a meeting so as to be fair to all participants. Outcome

Branch Health & Safety Branch Officer Training

19 – 21 May 2017

The View Hotel, Eastbourne

This course covers the strategic role of organising Health and Safety reps and members around health and safety issues. It is not suitable for Health adn Safety reps who have no training or have just been trained. Outcome

Equality Officer Training

19 – 21 May 2017

The View Hotel, Eastbourne

This course is open to all Branch Equality Officers and Branch Officers for Self-Organised Groups. This course looks at the role of the Equality Officer and how to organise for eqaulities in branches. Outcome

Branch Education Co-ordinator Training

19 – 21 May 2017

The View Hotel, Eastbourne

This course will look at how to identify your branch education needs, how to plan and budget for education and how to support and encourage representatives in training. Outcome

Communications Officer Training

19 – 21 May 2017

The View Hotel, Eastbourne

This course is for those activists who are already, or wish to become involved in brnach publicity, producing leaflets, newsletters and branch magazines. It will cover writing copy, headlines and captions, photographs and cartoons and how to use the best layout to produce finished newsletters using computers and modern technology. Outcome

Branch International Relations Officer Training

19 – 21 May 2017

The View Hotel, Eastbourne

UNISON works with individual unions and global union federations to defend public services and fight against austerity around the world. We also have a responsibility to defend human and trade union rights wherever they are under attack. This course is aimed at understanding why international work is a trade union issue and understanding UNISON’s structures for carrying […]