UNISON Training Courses

See below all UNISON training courses that are currently available  through the West Midlands region. If you have been thinking of becoming a Branch steward, the ONLINE Organising Steward course is being run in both AM and PM sessions. The Health and Safety courses are also being run in AM and PM sessions, to make […]

Personal Development and Wellbeing Pilot Course

The Branch will be organising a pilot course in personal development and wellbeing in partnership with the Global University of Lifelong Learning in the near future. This is a unique opportunity for accredited personal learning, at no cost to members. In the current circumstances this will be organised online with support.The beauty of the course is […]

Upcoming Online Members Courses

UNISON are offering these courses to Members which can be booked and accessed online, see below for further details and booking form. Online Mental Health awareness – 24th June 2020 – 10am-1pm This will help participants understand the main mental health problems that people face and provide a basic insight in to the experience of […]

Free Courses Available

There are a new range of online courses that are available for UNISON members have been created by The Skills Academy. It gives UNISON members access to over 550 free, fully CPD certified courses – there is a wide range of courses, on a multitude of subjects: HR Sales/Marketing Medical related courses (such as ADHD […]

Can you refuse to work because of Coronavirus?

Information from the TUC, published 11th May 2020. What are your rights if you refuse to work because of safety concerns over coronavirus at your workplace? Last night, the prime minister encouraged workers who can’t work from home and who don’t work in industries that are closed down to return to work. This announcement took unions and […]

BCC Vulnerable Residents Support Helpline

Birmingham City Council has launched an emergency response hub to ensure access to support is available. This is for the most vulnerable citizens in the city who have no assistance from family or friends and need help from voluntary organisations and community groups for support, which may be provided by the council or the voluntary […]

More learning opportunities for members -updated!

Birmingham regional Unison is offering places to members on the following courses.   062 Your Skills Your Future 6th March 2020 063 Introduction to Excel and Spreadsheets 12th March 2020 064 Managing Stress in the Workplace 13th March 2020 066 Dementia Awareness 26th March 2020 067 Pre Retirement Planning 31 March 2020 068 Power to be You (Confidence […]

Coronavirus: H&S UPDATE

Coronavirus Advice Update: PLEASE READ THE BELOW ADVICE FROM THE NHS, WHO AND GOV.UK REGARDING CORONAVIRUS AND YOUR HEALTH.   Special advice for HomeCare Workers:   Information to be updated…   From NHS.co.uk:   Symptoms of Coronavirus (Covid – 19): The symptoms of coronavirus are: a cough a high temperature shortness of breath But these […]

UNISON Birmingham Branch Learning at Work

UNISON Birmingham Branch will be offering the following training workshops , which are free and open to all: March Tuesday 17th March 2020 1.30-4.00 Wellbeing & Tai Chi Monday 23rd March 2020 1.30-4.00 Interview Skills Tuesday 31st March 2020 1.30-4.00 Assertiveness Workshop April Tuesday 21st April 1.30-4.00 . Stress Awareness Monday 27th April 1.30-4.00 Equality […]

New Courses in the New Year

West Midlands Regional Unison is running the following courses which may be of interest to members and activists. These will take place at the Regional office (not Birmingham Branch office). Click the links for more information and to book. 6th March 2020,  Your Skills, Your Future Which is aimed at members who want to identify […]