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  • 10 January 2020 at 09:30 AM
    Arena Point, Manchester

    Writing motions Manchester 10th January 2020

    A 1 day course to help branches write effective motions for conference

  • 20 January 2020 at 09:30 AM
    Arena Point, Manchester

    Local Government Pensions Workshop Manchester 20th January 2020

    An introduction to how Local Government Pension schemes work

  • 22 January 2020 at 09:30 AM
    Arena Point, Manchester

    Tackling Hate Crime in the Workplace Manchester 22nd January 2020

    A 1 day seminar for Unison Activists about tackling Hate Crime in the workplace.

  • 03 February 2020 at 09:30 AM
    Preston, venue to be confirmed

    Organising Stewards Preston 3rd February 2020

    An essential course for new stewards

    5 Mondays

  • 03 February 2020 at 09:30 AM
    Arena Point, Manchester

    Organising Stewards Manchester 3rd February 2020

    An essential course for new stewards

    5 Mondays 

  • 03 February 2020 at 09:30 AM
    Cotton Exchange, Liverpool

    Organising Stewards Liverpool 3rd February 2020

    An essential course for new stewards

    5 Mondays

  • 24 February 2020 at 06:00 PM
    TBC in Liverpool, United Kingdom

    Staying Strong - Stress Management, Liverpool, Monday 24th Feb 2020

    This two hour course explores the physical and behavioural effects of stress, the different types of stress and how members can manage them.

    You will learn:

    How to identify the physical, behavioural and psychological signs of stress, in yourself and others

    Identify the different types of stress

    Develop awareness of different strategies you can use to counteract the different types of stress

    Measures you can take to alleviate stress and promote mental health wellbeing in your life

     

    To book a space on this course, please click on Express Your Interest and complete your name and email details. Please make sure you can commit to attending the course on Monday 24th February before you book your space on the course. Courses can be cancelled at a cost to UNISON if we get a lot of cancellations for a course.

  • 25 February 2020 at 09:30 AM
    Arena Point, Manchester

    Introduction to Employment Law Manchester 25th February 2020

    An Introduction to Employment Law for Stewards, Reps and Branch Officers

    3 days 25th, 26th and 27th February

  • 09 March 2020 at 05:45 PM
    UNISON Resource Centre, Carlisle in Carlisle, United Kingdom

    Interview Skills, Carlisle, Monday 9th March 2020


    This course explores how to prepare effectively for an interview, the different types of questions you could be asked and how to answer them and how to make your answers stronger.

    In the course you will:

    Explore how to effectively prepare for an interview

    Develop an understanding of how to make your answers more powerful using effective vocabulary

    Learn ways to answer tricky traditional interview questions

    Develop an understanding of effective methods of answering competency based interview questions

    To book a space on this course, please click on Express Your Interest and complete your name and email details. Please make sure you can commit to attending the course on Monday 9th March, before you book your space on the course. Courses can be cancelled at a cost to UNISON if we get a lot of cancellations for a course.

  • 06 April 2020 at 10:00 AM
    TBC in Blackpool, United Kingdom

    Handling Pupil Violence, PRIMARY aged Children, Blackpool, 6th April 2020

    Part of our Schools Support Staff course offer, this half day session looks at de-escalating violent situations and how to recognise signs and signals that pre-empt a violent outburst from pupils with a focus specifically on PRIMARY school age children. Great for any TAs or schools support staff. In the course you will learn:


    • To examine the reasons why young people display challenging behaviour
    • To explore ways in which we can influence a positive learning environment
    • To identify different types of challenging behaviour
    • To share, discuss and reflect on strategies for preventing and managing challenging behaviour and pupil violence

    This half day session is held in Blackpool.

    The tutor for this session is Jez Brigham, he is currently Deputy Head of a special school and has had a broad career working at a primary school and with children with SEN. He has developed strategies for dealing with extremely challenging behaviour and has delivered training to education teams and teachers.

    To book a space on this course, please click on Express Your Interest and complete your name and email details. Please make sure you can commit to attending the course on Monday 6th April before you book your space on the course. Cancellations mean empty places other members have missed out on. Courses can be cancelled at a cost to UNISON if we get a lot of cancellations for a course.


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