The Organising Steward

The Organising Steward


The Organising Steward course has been designed for newly elected and less experienced Unison stewards organising in the workplace. As a steward you are a vital link in the union chain and have an important role to play in organising members at local level. The course covers the following subjects:

  • The Role of the Rep
  • Organising
  • Unison structure
  • Representing members


The courses take place over 5 days usually 1 day a week for 5 weeks or in 3 and a 2 day block at locations around the region 9.30-4:30 pm each day lunch provided.


Before you come on the Organising Steward Course however you should talk to your branch mentor about the jobs you could be doing in the workplace.


Look at the Unison E-note for new stewards. Visit




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