Unite’s North-East, Yorkshire & Humberside region launched its new learning agreement at Nissan with a series of six events across the car manufacturer’s Sunderland plant during Learning at Work Week (LaWW) in May.
Unite Union Learning Rep Stuart Kinvig is a cleaner and junior caretaker at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston and has been supporting workers at the site improve their digital skills following the signing of a Learning Agreement with the employer.
Unite Union Learning Rep Richard Gilbert and colleagues have been supporting workplace learners from Kirklees Council and Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing who have successfully completed their GCSE courses for Maths and English.
In June apprentices at Toyota UKs Apprentice Development Centre (ADC) in Burnaston Hall just outside Derby gathered together for their annual presentation and awards ceremony – with Unite playing a vital role supporting the young people develop their careers.
Bus drivers in Bristol got the chance to be creative with their words thanks to two days of sessions set up by their Unite Learning Coordinator that included a Q & A with award winning crime and Quick Reads author Ann Cleeves .
Tony Dytiche is a bus driver and Trade Union Learning Rep with Unite the Union at First Bus Potteries at Hanley in Stoke on Trent. With Learning at Work Week happening in May Tony took the opportunity to promote workplace learning to colleagues at the public transport provider.