Pre-Retirement On-Line Workshop for LGPS Pension Scheme Members

1 October 2020 1:00pm–3:30pm

On-line Workshop

To register your interest for this course please add your details to the form below.

This online workshop, run by True Bearing Chartered, will make you aware of your choices and aid you in your decision making around retirement.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:
• Create your own route path from the world of work to the world of retirement
• Identify changes in both pensions and financial regulations which will affect your retirement decisions
• Identify the long term issues affecting your retirement
• Identify personal and lifestyle actions which will help to improve your retirement
• Start the process of planning for a successful retirement

To be eligible you need to have plans to retire within the next 12-18 months.

UNISON Workplace Reps Refresher Online

2 October 2020

On-line Course delivered via the TUC (4 x Fridays)

To register your interest for this course please add your details to the form below.

This online course will be delivered in 4 modules and it is designed to meet the requirements of the Employment Rights
Act (ERA) reaccreditation for further training of steward and workplace reps.
The course aims to:
• Update reps on new legislation
• Introduce new developments within UNISON
• Share skills and experience to further develop approach as a UNISON rep

Health and Safety Representatives Online

7 September – 12 October 2020

On-line course meeting every Monday 11.00 am - 2.00 pm

To register your interest for this course please add your details to the form below you will be added to our waiting list.

This course is essential for new Health and Safety Representatives, or for those Health and Safety Representatives who have more experience but who haven’t yet had the chance to go on this course.

Health and Safety Representatives

What is the job and rights of a Health and Safety Representative?
How do you interview a member? How do you start to prepare a case?
How do you carry out a Health and Safety inspection?

The Organising Steward Online

13 October – 15 December 2020

On-line Workshop with sessions taking place between 9-10 am on a Tuesday

To register your interest for this course please add your details to the form below you will be added to our waiting list.

This course looks at what the roles of the steward are and gives you the skills, knowledge and understanding to carry out these roles, for example recruiting members and involving them in the union and how to work with members to tackle problems at work.

Recruiting members
Keeping members informed
How to raise issues in UNISON
Proportionality and fair representation
Interviewing members
Understanding your grievance and disciplinary procedures.

The Organising Steward Online

14 September – 2 November 2020

Distance Learning via the TUC meeting every other Monday

To register your interest for this course please add your details to the form below you will be added to our waiting list.

This course looks at what the roles of the steward are and gives you the skills, knowledge and understanding to carry out these roles, for example recruiting members and involving them in the union and how to work with members to tackle problems at work.

(Fully booked) Autism Awareness Online

4 November 2020

On-line Workshop

To register your interest for this course please add your details to the form below you will be added to our waiting list.

This course an online workshop delivered by an Open University lecturer and is open to UNISON members and activists.

The general content of the workshop is as follows:

Historical background to autism
Characteristics of autism
Areas of difficulty
Typical behaviours
Some strategies for dealing with people with autism

The course is not intended to be about how to manage someone with autism in a setting, but is more of a general introduction with some guidance given.

Health and Safety Representatives Online

4 November – 9 December 2020

On-line course meeting every Wednesday 10.00 am - 1.00 pm

To register your interest for this course please add your details to the form below you will be added to our waiting list.

This course is essential for new Health and Safety Representatives, or for those Health and Safety Representatives who have more experience but who haven’t yet had the chance to go on this course.

Health and Safety Representatives

What is the job and rights of a Health and Safety Representative?
How do you interview a member? How do you start to prepare a case?
How do you carry out a Health and Safety inspection?

UNISON Workplace Reps Refresher Online

5 November 2020

On-line Workshop running 10.00-11.30 (4 x Thursdays)

To register your interest for this course please add your details to the form below. and you will be added to our waiting list.

This online course will be delivered in 4 modules and it is designed to meet the requirements of the Employment Rights Act (ERA) re-accreditation for further training of steward and workplace reps.

The course aims to:
• Update reps on new legislation
• Introduce new developments within UNISON
• Share skills and experience to further develop approach as a UNISON rep

(Fully Booked) Confidence Building (Power to be You) Online

9 – 10 November 2020

On-line Workshop running 10.00-13.00 both days

To register your interest for this online workshop please add your details to the form below and you will be added to our waiting list.

Try our free online workshop for members as an introduction to UNISON learning. Explore the skills you have, how to make the most of them, and how to develop new ones.

This workshop will run over two consecutive days for 3 hours each day and there will be a short comfort break every hour.

This workshop will:
• Help to improve self-esteem
• Provide ideas and tips for addressing your own confidence and assertiveness issues
• Look at how to deal with criticism
• Help to speak with confidence

Pre-Retirement Online Workshop for LGPS Pension Scheme Members

4 December 2020 1:00pm–3:30pm

On-line Workshop

To register your interest for this course please add your details to the form below.

This workshop, run by True Bearing Chartered, will make you aware of your choices and aid you in your decision making around retirement.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:
• Create your own route path from the world of work to the world of retirement
• Identify changes in both pensions and financial regulations which will affect your retirement decisions
• Identify the long term issues affecting your retirement
• Identify personal and lifestyle actions which will help to improve your retirement
• Start the process of planning for a successful retirement

To be eligible you need to have plans to retire within the next 12-18 months.