Health & Safety Representatives Virtual Training (Fully booked)

13 April – 11 May 2021

Virtual Training via Teams (5 x Tuesdays)

To register your interest for this course please contact your branch. You will need approval from your branch to attend.

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.

• 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?

Organising Steward Virtual Training

16 April – 14 May 2021

Virtual Training via Teams (5 x Fridays)

To register your interest for this course please contact your branch. You will need approval from your branch to attend.

Our virtual steward course delivers the same learning outcomes as the face-to-face Stage 1 + Stage 2 workplace representatives course combination.

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.
This course will be accredited through East Riding College.  This course is 30 hours learning in total.

UNISON Workplace Reps Refresher Virtual Training

10 – 18 May 2021

Virtual Training via Teams

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 virtual training 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

Organising Steward Virtual Training

18 May – 22 June 2021

Virtual Training via Teams (5 x Tuesdays)

To register your interest for this course please contact your branch. You will need approval from your branch to attend.

Our virtual steward course delivers the same learning outcomes as the face-to-face Stage 1 + Stage 2 workplace representatives course combination.

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.
This course will be accredited through East Riding College.  This course is 30 hours learning in total.

Branch Chair Online Training

24 – 26 May 2021

Online Training via Teams

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

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

Module 1 – 24 May 2021, 11.00am to 12.30pm;
Module 2 – 25 May 2021, 11.00am to 12.30pm;
Module 3 – 26 May 2021, 11.00am to 12.30pm

The course is aimed at anyone who has to chair a formal trade union meeting, whether it be a Branch meeting, Branch Committee, Working Group or Self Organised Group. Find out how to practise the skills needed to run a meeting that is fair to all participants. This is suitable for all activists but especially Branch Chairs.

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.

Organising Steward Virtual Training

11 June – 9 July 2021

Virtual Training via Teams (5 x Fridays)

To register your interest for this course please contact your branch. You will need approval from your branch to attend.

Our virtual steward course delivers the same learning outcomes as the face-to-face Stage 1 + Stage 2 workplace representatives course combination.

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.
This course will be accredited through East Riding College.  This course is 30 hours learning in total.

UNISON Workplace Reps Refresher Virtual Training

20 – 28 July 2021

Virtual Training via Teams

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 virtual training 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