Steward Course Stage One – 3 days

15 – 17 July 2019

UNISON Northern, 140 - 150 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6TH

This initial course has been designed for newly elected and less experienced UNISON Stewards.  It is Stage One of a steward’s initial training and will help equip you with increased confidence, organising skills and knowledge about UNISON.

As a steward you are a vital link in the union chain and have an important role to play in organising members at a local level. You will be UNISON’s contact point in your workplace.

This course will help you to:

  • Understand UNISON’s role as an organising union
  • Work with members and more experienced stewards to resolve issues
  • Know where, when and how to seek advice and guidance
  • Recognise the importance of equalities in UNISON
  • Understand how UNISON’s procedures work
  • Understand how UNISON operates within broader roles
  • Plan your next steps in UNISON

Closing Date:  Monday, 1 July 2019. You can apply for this course via your UNISON branch