Learning for Members

Each year 2000+ East Midlands members take part in some form of learning through UNISON.  This might be though our annual learning programme or organised more locally by Union Learning Reps (ULRs)

Below is a wide variety of courses which aims to support members’ future careers and their personal development.


UNISON East Midlands courses

These free courses are currently delivered via Zoom or MS Teams for UNISON members in the East Midlands.  For details please click on these links below.

IT Courses

Health & Wellbeing Courses

Communication Skills

Working in Care


Free courses organised by Union Learning Reps (ULRs)

As well as courses organised by the Region, a number of local branches are working together in their Counties to provide even more learning opportunities for members.

What is a ULR?

For details of courses available for members in each county that have been organised by ULRs follow this link

FREE courses organised by ULRs

Free courses and further support organised by UNISON national office

FREE courses organised by UNISON nationally

Getting more involved with UNISON

Members are encouraged to find out more about becoming more active in UNISON. We offer training to help you feel confident to listen to and understand the concerns of members and represent them in the workplace if they need help.

Have a look at our course guide and Workplace Rep and Branch Officer training page. You may also want to drop into your Branch to speak to an elected officer. Or, you can email your details to us: MakeADifference@unison.co.uk