Equality Reps

UNISON EQUALITY REPS – initial basic training


The course is run over 5 days – usually 1 day a week for 5 weeks


Course Aims:


The aims of this course are:


  • To introduce the concepts of equality, equal opportunities, diversity and positive action
  • To raise your awareness of the opportunities the equalities legislation provides to identify inequality and ensure that issues are dealt with
  • To improve your knowledge of the tools you can use to engage with your employer on tackling discrimination and promoting equality
  • To explore how an organising approach can be taken to tackling equality issues in the workplace.
  • To build confidence in working in partnership with employers and anticipating any challenges
  • To develop realistic action plans


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