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  • 15 February 2019 at 09:30 AM
    Cotton Exchange, Liverpool

    ERA Refresher Liverpool 15th February 2019

    Refresher course for Stewards who need their accreditation kept up to date.

  • 22 February 2019 at 09:30 AM
    Friends Meeting House, Liverpool

    Finance Training Day Liverpool 22nd February 2019

    The 2019 Branch Finance Training Days will replace the annual Finance Convention (previously held at the Blackpool Hilton over a February weekend).

    The training days will cover topics including:

     Objective based budgeting for branches

     Annual branch account closure process

     OLBA updates

     Update and Q&A on Branch Finance and the role of Branch Treasurer

    All NW Branch Secretaries and Treasurers and those who are likely to take on the role of Treasurer from 2019 onwards are invited and encouraged to attend. Region will also consider branch nominations for one other appropriate officer per branch (eg an Assistant Secretary, Assistant Treasurer or a Chair who takes responsibility for finances in the branch).

     

  • 23 February 2019 at 09:30 AM
    Arena Point, Manchester

    Finance Training Day Manchester 23rd February 2019

    The 2019 Branch Finance Training Days will replace the annual Finance Convention (previously held at the Blackpool Hilton over a February weekend).

    The training days will cover topics including:

     Objective based budgeting for branches

     Annual branch account closure process

     OLBA updates

     Update and Q&A on Branch Finance and the role of Branch Treasurer

    All NW Branch Secretaries and Treasurers and those who are likely to take on the role of Treasurer from 2019 onwards are invited and encouraged to attend. Region will also consider branch nominations for one other appropriate officer per branch (eg an Assistant Secretary, Assistant Treasurer or a Chair who takes responsibility for finances in the branch).

  • 25 February 2019 at 05:45 PM
    UNISON office, Arena Point in Manchester, United Kingdom

    Power To Be You, Manchester

    Power to Be You

     If you struggle to voice your opinions in conversations, make your voice heard or speak out in public, this course is for you.

    This friendly and informal workshop will help you to develop your confidence. You will:

    Improve self esteem

    Learn how to share ideas and strategies for addressing confidence and assertiveness issues

    Speak publicly with confidence

     

  • 28 February 2019 at 09:30 AM
    Arena Point, Manchester

    ERA Refresher Manchester 28th February 2019

    Refresher course for Stewards who need their accreditation kept up to date.

    1 day

  • 05 March 2019 at 05:45 PM
    The Liner Hotel, Liverpool in Liverpool, United Kingdom

    Managing Workplace Aggression Liverpool March 2019

    This course will deal with challenging situations that are faced by workers and give participants mechanisms to deal with them. The main themes covered will include: Health and Safety at Work; including Risk Assessments, and Self Awareness and barriers to communication; interpreting body language, stages of aggression, assault cycle, de-escalating challenging people; and also the importance of incident reporting.

    The course will be run by Jez Brigham, an experienced trainer in dealing with managing and de-escalating aggression in the workplace.

    Please RSVP to register your interest, you will then be sent out an application form shortly after. Please complete and return the form by email. We cannot reserve your place for you until we have your form. Please think carefully before you commit to taking a place on the course, it is really difficult for us to fill cancelled places

  • 27 March 2019 at 06:00 PM
    UNISON office, Arena Point in Manchester, United Kingdom

    Younger Members' Guide to Pensions, Manchester 2019

    This course is specifically aimed at Younger Members of UNISON. 

    Younger Members Guide to Pensions:

    This course gives guidance to younger union members about paying into pensions, and an opportunity for you to ask questions. The course will take into account future situations members may encounter and provide information about overpaying and underpaying.

    This course will help you understand :

    • Your State Pensions
    • Your Occupational Pension Options
    • The Benefits of your Occupational Pension
    • Flexible / Phased retirement
    • Improving your Pension

     

  • 03 April 2019 at 05:45 PM
    UNISON office, Arena Point in Manchester, United Kingdom

    Dementia Awareness Manchester April 2019

    Dementia Awareness

    In this evening workshop you will:

    • Get a general understanding of the experiences of people living with dementia and that of their family and carers
    • Learn the different types of dementia and the causes
    • Examine some strategies that may assist the individual and the their carer in the management of the condition
    • Gain understanding of the person-centred approach and the importance of effective communication in recognising, supporting and empowering the individual.

     

  • 09 April 2019 at 09:30 AM
    UNISON office, Arena Point in Manchester, United Kingdom

    Dealing with Pupil Violence in Primary School, Manchester 2019

    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. 

    This half day session is held in MANCHESTER.

    Please make sure you can commit to attending the course before you express your interest. It is very difficult to fill places when people cancel.

  • 09 April 2019 at 01:00 PM
    UNISON office, Arena Point in Manchester, United Kingdom

    Dealing with Pupil Violence in Secondary School, Manchester 2019

    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 SECONDARY school age children. Great for any TAs or schools support staff. 

    This half day session is held in MANCHESTER.

    Please make sure you can commit to attending the course before you express your interest. It is very difficult to fill places when people cancel.


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