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Category Archives: Branch Education

Free Functional Skills Courses for UNISON Members

Do you need your Maths or English certificate? Do you want to brush up on your numeracy or literacy? Achieve a Level 1 or Level 2 Functional Skills qualification, equivalent to grade C GCSE, in Maths or English. Learn alongside other UNISON members and receive full support from qualified tutors. This offer, for UNISON members […]

Upcoming Trade Union Education Courses

The Manchester College is offering a number of new Trade Union Courses over the next few months. There are still spaces available on all courses however they are filling quickly. September Starts Diploma in Employment Law – Thursday 17th September to 21st July 2016 (1 day per month, remainder online) Diploma in Occupational Health & […]

Preparing for Retirement – A FREE course for members in Local Government

Do you work in Local Government? Are you 2 years away from retirement – 1year – or 6 months away? Are you a Pensions Champion or Pensions Contacts? Why not come along to this free course for members. The programme will include: Managing Change – moving from work to retirement Occupational Pensions in Local Government […]

New UNISON training courses in February/March 2015

A series of new training courses are being run by the North West Regional Office throughout February and March. The Organising Steward The first formal course the new steward in UNISON needs to attend – 9.30-4pm one day a week for 5 weeks, lunch provided, starting on the following days: In Preston from 24th February […]

Citizen Maths course registration is open – try something new!

Autumn is a perfect time to try out and learn new things. As a Maths Champion you now have an opportunity to register on the Citizen Maths course ahead of the course launch in mid-September. Citizen Maths is a free open online maths course. The course will be set to Level 2 (equivalent to GCSEs […]

Going through yet another restructuring?

We are pleased to offer a Coping With Change 1 day course: Date: Friday 5th September Time: 9.30-4.30 Venue: UNISON Regional Centre, Arena Point A 1 day course to help with changes in the workplace. This personal development workshop is for individuals who are affected by reorganisation or change in the work place. The course […]

Course places available for new UNISON Stewards in September

Are you interested in becoming a UNISON Steward? You can learn how to support and represent members in your local workplace at a new Organising Steward starting in September at UNISON’s North West Regional Centre. There are still a few places remaining and the course runs from 9th September for 5 days, one day a […]

Coping With Stress In A Changing World

UNISON North West are running 2 days of Coping With Change courses, free for UNISON members, delivered by the WEA. It really is an excellent, gentle course; The course will help you to understand change and how it affects you as well as giving you the tools to look at it positively and proactively. You […]

Forthcoming training courses with available places

Please see below for details of courses coming up over the next few months with available places. Organising Steward Starts on 3rd June – Every Tuesday for 5 weeks – Limited places remaining Health and Safety Starts on 5th June – Every Thursday for 5 weeks Organising Steward (Schools) 15/16 July and 12/13/14 August Organising […]

New Mental Health Awareness Course

Mental Health Awareness course Tuesday 13th May to Thursday 15th May 2014 at The Manchester College A 3 day nationally accredited Mental Health Awareness course is available commencing on May 13th at St. John’s Campus, Manchester College. It will take place over 3 days between 9.30am and 4.00pm as blended learning, i.e. May 13th and […]

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