SUE is committed to providing training opportunities for both our members and activists
2019 SUE Training Course
Attendees on the Introduction to S.U.E. with Angela Gerrard (SUE Education Officer), Dee Griffiths (Education Officer Elect) and Jocelyn Pettitt-Rose (President).
It was a 2 day course for new and/or future SUE activists on 26th and 27th March at Aston University in Birmingham.
The course broadly covered:
• The History of SUE
• The structure of SUE including the role and functions of SUE National/Branch/Executive Officers
• Current bargaining agenda within UNISON at national/regional level
• Recruiting and organising SUE members
• UNISON’s Grievance and Disciplinary Policies – case studies – introduction to representing SUE members
• Links with GFTU
• Relations with other unions
Accommodation and travel expenses are met by SUE.
SUE Training Course, May 2017
The previous training course was run in May 2017 and it was a very enjoyable course with many of those participating becoming more active in SUE; a number of whom are now active on the current SUE Executive.
The Society of Union Employees also works with the GFTU to provide fantastic free learning and development opportunities.
To find out more check out the links below or email our Education Officer, Angela Gerrard; email email@example.com or telephone 0115 847 5454.
SUE Training Course, May 2012
Applications to attend GFTU courses can be made on-line at the GFTU website or by completing an application form at the link below and forwarding it to Angela Gerrard, UNISON Regional Centre, Vivian Avenue, Nottingham, NG5 1AF.
All applications, whether electronic or paper-based are subject to approval by the SUE Education Officer.
The GFTU also offer free on-line learning opportunities which can be accessed here:
Further information can be found under the GFTU On Line Learning Tab on this website.
In addition many of our local SUE branches have Union Learning Reps who can help you find the learning opportunities that suit you. We also always looking for new Learning Reps. To find out what is involved speak to your SUE Branch Secretary or email Angela
We offer new reps training for stewards and health and safety reps. Again have a look at what is available under the learning section of the website,
Most importantly, make the most of your SUE membership by accessing some of these free training opportunities.