training course

We can arrange and provide a diverse portfolio of training courses and opportunities. We:

  • offer a range of training course for individuals
  • design bespoke training for your group on request
  • provide training as part of the Doctoral Development Programme
  • arrange training from external providers
  • deliver training courses to our external partners
  • For the duration of the current situation with the the Covid-19 epidemic, courses will be provided using the blackboard online collaboration tools. To find out which courses are running, please check the timetables. Places on courses can be booked through the learning management system.

2019-2020 Training Timetable

Training Courses

Doctoral Development Modules

These instructor-led Doctoral Development Program modules are delivered in five or six half-day sessions. Subjects covered currently include HPC, Linux, MATLAB, C/C++, Fortran programming.

Short Courses and Seminars

These are usually "half-day" training sessions, given about twice a year. They are instructor-led with a mix of taught sessions and hands on exercises.

Further Training Resources

Training Courses Provided by IT Services

IT Services provides a range of general and academic training courses on diverse subjects including IT services, lecture theatre equipment and information security. Also available are thousands of online training courses on IT, media and business topics

Training Courses Provided by the Library

The University Library provide support for research data management including guidance on writing data management plans they manage the University's data catalogue, ORDA powered by Sheffield figshare.

Information Security Training

On line information security training courses are provided. These courses help you toaccess the information you need, when you need it in a secure way. They provide techniques for keeping information safe and will help you identify potential risks to security

Professional Training Seminars

These are in-depth, specialist professional training seminars that are usually given by external bodies.

On-line training for MATLAB via Mathworks

We have a limited number of seats available for on-line training at a professional level.

Online Training Via LinkedIn Learning

Through our partnership with LinkedIn Learning we are now able to provide thousands of online training courses to University staff through MUSE. Courses cover a diverse range of subject from IT software and systems, business skills and creative media. All courses are online and can be undertaken on or off campus.

Bespoke Courses

We can tailor some of our training courses to meet a research team's or department's needs in a particular format or make them supplementary part of their training. Email enquiries about arranging a bespoke course
should be directed to: