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UNISON Cymru Wales offer free learning for social care workers across Wales.

Unison Cymru Wales provide courses, workshops and conferences aimed at building the skills and confidence of the public service workforce. They provide advice, guidance and signpost individuals to their learning and development needs.

Non-UNISON members can attend courses as part of their continued professional development (CPD). It is the responsibility of individuals to inform their employer of their attendance and to update their CPD.


UNISON Cymru/Wales provide courses, including:

  • Promoting Independence
  • Report Writing in Social Care
  • Reflective Practice
  • Life Story Reminiscence Therapy.


Free learning programme in February, 2023:

  • Meaning of Home – an Open University workshop for care home staff to help them transition people into a residential setting – this Thursday 2 February 2.30-4pm (sale will close soon)


  • Climate Action at Work – 90 minute session exploring the idea of “care work as climate work”, workplace decarbonisation & the role of public service workers in just transition to a zero carbon Wales – Friday 10 Feb 11am-12.30pm


  • Caring for Adults – a half-day Open University course for UNISON members considering working in social care, looking at core elements of the role – Tuesday 21 February 1.15-5pm


  • Menopause in the Workplace Awareness –  our popular 90 minute webinar session provides an awareness of the menopause, and explores why the menopause is a workplace issue – Thursday 23 February 12-1.30pm


  • Promoting Independence – a half day Open University course for people working in social care to help you to understand and recognise the concept of independence and appreciate the impact independence can have on everyday life – Tuesday 28 February 9.15am-12.30pm

To book a place, visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/unison-cymru-wales-learning-26847787113.

Courses can be replicated (or made more bespoke) to staff within a particular organisation/employer (run in partnership between WULF and the employer, funded by WULF).  They are Welsh Government funded, so participants don’t need to be a UNISON member to be eligible for funding.  For more details on WULF funding, visit: https://cymru-wales.unison.org.uk/learning/partnerships/


Contact UNISON Cymru/Wales at:

Website: cymru-wales.unison.org.uk/learning/

Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/cc/social-care-learning-1018319

Email: Cymruwaleswulf@unison.co.uk

Twitter: @UNISONCymruDysg

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/unisoncymruwaleslearning

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