Training for Stewards

Detailed below are current training courses for new/untrained stewards and refresher training for ERA trained stewards

TRAINING FOR STEWARDS

THE ORGANISING STEWARD

REGIONAL ONLINE COURSES

18 October – 17 December 2021
Closing date extended to: 1 October
Course code: 0062
17 January – 18 March 2022
Closing date: 17 December
Course code: 001
28 March – 27 May 2022
Closing date: 25 February
Course code: 0002

This online regional course is for stewards who require training in the role and gain ERA accreditation.

(Scroll further down for ERA Re-Accreditation courses – renewal is required every 5 year)

Please read the course information sheet then complete and return the Online Application and PFR Form as directed to apply for a place (see links below)

Cost: £30 per delegate – to be paid by branches after training

Regional Online UNISON Stewards Course Information Sheet for 2021 and 2022

Online Application and PFR Form

Please use the Application for Time Off to help secure facility time to enable you to undertake this training (this form is to be retained by yourself and your branch). 

Application for Time off Form

ERA RE-ACCREDITATION COURSES

REGIONAL ONLINE (via Zoom)

22 and 23 September 2021 – 2 Session Course
9.30 am – 12.45 pm each day
Course 0059

or

16 and 17 November 2021 – 2 Session Course
9.30 am – 12.45 pm each day
Closing date: 22 October – Course 0063

This online course is for existing ERA accredited stewards who require their 5-yearly re-accreditation.

Please read the course information sheet and complete then return the Online Application and PFR Form as directed to apply for a place.

Regional Online ERA Re-accreditation Course Information Sheet for July to Nov 2021

 Application and PFR Form

Please use the Application for Time Off to help secure facility time to enable you to undertake this training (this form is to be retained by yourself and your branch).

Application for Time off Form

 

NATIONAL ORGANISING STEWARD COURSES

Further dates to be advised

Completion of this National course will provide stewards with ERA accreditation.

Courses are administered by National Office’s Learning & Organising Services section

 

TUC ONLINE COURSE

CERTIFICATE IN EMPLOYMENT LAW 

21 September to 30 November 2021

(10 x Tuesdays – AM & PM Sessions via Zoom)

Delivered online via South & City College, Birmingham 

Suitable for reps who have completed their initial UNISON training (e.g. Organising Steward, Organising for Safety, etc.) 

This covers a wide range of employment rights such the employment contract, and rights around equality. Fairness is a must in the workplace and the law can help you to achieve this.

To apply reps will need to click the following link and scroll down to find the relevant course in the ‘Midlands’ section, then locate the Birmingham courses detailed on the above list

https://www.tuc.org.uk/TUCcourses

If any further information is required, please contact Jo Barker-Taylor at j.barker-taylor@unison.co.uk

Any queries contact LMD@unison.co.uk