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.

Branch Secretary Online Training

8 – 10 December 2020

On-line Training

This online course is designed to help existing and potential Branch Secretaries to carry out their role effectively. As well as examining the role of the Branch Secretary and the branch itself, the course focuses on the skills branch secretaries need and look at developing a team approach to branch work.

This online training will take place on the dates and times shown below:-

Module 1 – 8 December 10.30am to Noon;
Module 2 – 9 December 10.30am to 12.30pm;
Module 3 – 10 December 10.30am to Noon.

Please apply by Friday 13 November 2020.

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?

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.

(Fully Booked) Dealing with Redundancies Online Workshop

15 – 16 December 2020

On-line Workshop

This online workshop will run on the following dates and times:-
• Module 1 – 15th December 10.30am to 1.00pm;
• Module 2 – 16th December 10.30am to 12.30pm

This will be run via Zoom

Covid-19 and safer workplaces On-Line

24 August – 31 December 2020

On-line Micro Course via Northern College - Distance Learning

Covid-19 and the lockdown has left UNISON members feeling concerned, anxious, even stressed. This Micro Course has been designed to help plan what steps you will need to take, and how you can ensure you and your members are being as safe and risk aware as possible.

You can work through this micro course in your own time.

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

3 February 2021 1:00pm–3:40pm

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.

This workshop will be run via Teams.

Pre-Retirement Online Workshop for LGPS Pension Scheme Members

10 February 2021 1:00pm–3:40pm

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.

This workshop will be run via Teams

Pre-Retirement Online Workshop for LGPS Pension Scheme Members

2 June 2021 1:00pm–3:40pm

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.

This workshop will be run via Teams.

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

9 June 2021 1:00pm–3:40pm

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.

This workshop will be run via Teams.