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Additional Courses in the North West Region

View the dates and then apply online.  Alternatively download the Education Course Application Form & send to the education office below.


John Lea, Education & Development Organiser 
T: 0161 669 8674   F: 0161 873 8465
Unite the Union, Merchants Quay, Salford Quays, Salford M50 3SG
Email the North West Education Team

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24-Oct-16
25-Oct-16
2 days 
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Are We Ready (Strategy Development)
With employers, governments and global corporate interests behaving more aggressively towards workers, there are no longer any limits when it comes to the goals of anti-labour forces and their tactics. They often strike with little warning. This course looks re-assesses the tools we use to engage in key struggles and develops strategies to answer the question, Are We ready?

Venue

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Duration

Salford

17 July

19 July

3 consecutive days


Dignity at Work

This course looks at building skills to improve social conditions in the workplace and gives the tools for workers to argue for Dignity in the Workplace.

Venue

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Duration

Carlisle

20 February

24 February

5 consecutive days

Liverpool

25 September

29 September

5 consecutive days

Preston

10 July

14 July

5 consecutive days

Salford

6 November

10 November

5 consecutive days


Effective Communications
The Effective Communications course looks in to the way that we communicate in the 21st century. This course looks at a range of principles relating to public speaking, from Newsletter and Poster design, Social Media campaigns, Public Speaking and how to deliver an address in public.

Venue

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End

Duration

Liverpool

20 February

24 February

5 consecutive days

Salford

12 June

16 June

5 consecutive days

Organising and Bargaining in a Global Economy
In an increasingly globalised world, this course looks at how workers and workplaces adapt to Globalisation and argue for an alternative to Neo-Liberalism. We review international labour structures, workers organisations and how Unite can make a difference globally.

Venue

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Duration

Salford

22 May

26 May

5 consecutive days


Public Speaking
The course aims to develop member’s skills in Public Speaking and knowledge of public speaking principles.

Venue

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End

Duration

Carlisle

9 March

10 March

2 consecutive days

Liverpool

27 July

28 July

2 consecutive days

Preston

14 September

15 September

2 consecutive days

Salford

23 November

24 November

2 consecutive days


Social Media
This course delves in to the emergence of Social Media, how to utilise its potential and be aware of its risks both in the workplace and in the wider community. 


Venue

Start

End

Duration

Carlisle

20 March

21 March

2 consecutive days

Liverpool

29 June

30 June

2 consecutive days

Preston

26 January

27 January

2 consecutive days

Salford

26 June

27 June

2 consecutive days

Salford

16 November

17 November

2 consecutive days


Trade Union History 

From 4000 BC to Today, workers history is as rich in detail as the history you were taught at school. This course develops knowledge of worker and Trade Union history, laying a foundation for the future through researching historical campaigns.

Venue

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End

Duration

Salford

19 April

20 April

2 consecutive days


Dealing with Stress
This course builds knowledge of how to handle stress inside and outside of the workplace.

Venue

Start

End

Duration

Liverpool

20 April

21 April

2 consecutive days

Salford

29 June

30 June

2 consecutive days 

DCPC course 

Venue

Start

End

Duration

Salford

13 April

13 April

1 day

Dealing with Stress
Dealing with Stress

Interactive Training Day 10th July 2017

For Union officers, activists and solicitors.

APPLY HERE


Venue

Start

End

Duration

Mechanics Institute

10 July

10 July

1 days


Mental Health Awareness

The course aims to enable Unite reps to build their skills & knowledge of Mental Health.

Open to All Reps/Activists.

APPLY HERE


Venue

Start

End

Duration

Salford

30 October

31 October

2 days


Planning for Retirement

Members who consider themselves to be within 18 months of their retirement date who want to be aware of the issues affecting their retirement and plan accordingly. 


APPLY HERE


Venue

Start

End

Duration

Salford

17 November

17 November

1 day


Mental Health First Aid Course

This course aims to enable Unite reps to build their skills & knowledge of dealing with Mental Health.
Open to All Reps/Activists – first come first served basis.

APPLY HERE

Venue

Start

End

Duration

Salford

9 November

10 November

2 Days




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