ADHD Understood

9 July 2024 10:00am–11:00am

Virtual Training via MS Teams

In this session you will gain an introductory understanding of ADHD – Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. You will learn to recognise and celebrate the positives of thinking differently.

To register your interest for this course, please email Rose on r.bent@unison.co.uk

[Fully Booked] Black Members – Empowered Leadership

11 July 2024 10:00am–4:00pm

UNISON Regional Centre, Quayside House, Canal Wharf, Leeds, LS11 5PS

The Empowered Leadership Programme is designed for the individual to identify the links between empowerment and successful leadership. This session is aimed at Black members.

To book your place you will need to contact your branch for approval to attend. If you are unsure how to contact your branch, please use our branch finder tool – https://branches.unison.org.uk/

Your branch will then contact the team to book your place – r.bent@unison.co.uk

Team Negotiating Skills

10 – 12 July 2024

UNISON Yorkshire & Humberside Region, Quayside House, Leeds, LS11 5PS

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

This three-day course is aimed at activists with little experience of negotiating, or those with some experience but who wish to improve their skills.

This face-to-face training will take place at UNISON Regional Centre, Quayside House. This is a non-residential course.

Branch Charge: £90 per delegate

Interview Skills

12 July 2024 12:30pm–1:30pm

Virtual Training via MS Teams

In attending this session you will recognise different types of Interviews you may encounter. Delivered by National Careers Service.

To register your interest for this course, please email Rose on r.bent@unison.co.uk

Dignity in the Workplace

18 July 2024 12:15pm–1:15pm

Virtual Training via MS Teams

A look at unacceptable behaviours in the workplace including bullying and harassment and ways to challenge and deal with such behaviours.

To register your interest for this course, please email Rose on r.bent@unison.co.uk

Organising Steward Training – Leeds

15 – 19 July 2024

UNISON Regional Centre, Quayside House, Leeds

To register your interest for this course please contact your branch.

This face to face training 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.

This course will run on 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 July 2024.

This course is 30 hours learning in total.

Branch Charge: £150 per delegate

Making Equality Central to your Union Practice (virtual)

23 July 2024 9:30am–4:00pm

Virtual training run via Microsoft Teams

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

Equality is written into our rule book and into our objectives and policies, but making equality part and parcel of everyday business is no small task. Making equality central to your union practice is a course that explores internal and external tools, which can support equality bargaining, negotiating, and representation. The course also looks at how to identify equality themes in organising and recruitment, as well as considering the different equality roles in UNISON and how you can utilise their support.

This course is open to all activists and will be delivered via Microsoft Teams.

Branch charge: £25 per delegate

Writing a Motion and UNISON Structures

23 October 2024 10:00am–4:00pm

UNISON Yorkshire & Humberside Regional Centre, Leeds

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

This workshop is aimed at activists who are considering submitting motions to National Delegate Conference, service group conferences or self-organised group conferences.

Branch Charge: £30 per delegate