Learning for you

Whether you are looking for training as a UNISON representative or are keen to learn for personal development, we can help.


Activist courses and development opportunities

When you start representing UNISON in any official capacity there are courses available to help you carry out your role with confidence and offer the best possible support to members.

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    Member courses and development opportunities

    Many members would like to improve their skills and confidence in some area of English, maths and ICT. We have developed a range of free courses to meet these needs.

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      Online learning modules

      UNISON produces e-notes – quick online modules on a variety of subjects. They can be taken by any member by logging into UNISON’s online learning site.

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      Support for learning

      We offer financial support via our educational bursary scheme and through discounts on distance learning from a number of education providers.

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      Booking and attending courses

      To apply for a course contact your branch education co-ordinator or branch secretary in the first instance. They can also help you find the right course for you, and dealing with any accessibility concerns.

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