Where are the courses are held?

  • Most of our non-residential courses are online, in UNISON offices or public sector venues.
  • Courses in Edinburgh will be in our new dedicated Learning Centre in the UNISON Edinburgh Office.
  • Our weekend residential courses are usually in city centre hotels. Single rooms are usually provided, unless request otherwise.
  • If you are travelling some distance to a non-residential course your Branch is responsible for booking accommodation, although we can assist with suggestions.


  • Courses usually run from 9.30am till 4.30pm.
  • Weekend residential courses usually begin at 6pm on the Friday and finish after lunch on the Sunday.
  • You will be sent timings with your joining instructions.
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