Mandatory Training

There are five mandatory training courses for all University staff:

  • Fire Safety
  • Protecting Information (Information Security)
  • Protecting Personal Data (Information Security)
  • Fraud and Bribery
  • Supporting our Students

All of these courses are e-learning courses and are listed below. You will need to be signed in with your University log in details.

Fire Safety

Current Health and Safety Law and the University's Policy and Arrangements and the Fire Safety Policy require that all staff and postgraduate students undertake fire training annually.

This course requires audio unless you choose the subtitles option.

It will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. This course needs to be renewed every year.

Fire safety training.

Protecting Information (Information Security)

This course will teach you the basic skills needed to use University information safely and introduces the key concepts of information security.

Our aim is to make the information you need available to you wherever you are and with whatever computing equipment you need to work on, whilst ensuring that the information is protected from harm.

This course requires renewal every two years.

Protecting Information training.

Protecting Personal Data (Information Security)

The University is responsible for large amounts of personal data, including data about staff, students, research participants and visitors.

Processing personal data is an essential part of University work but we must do it safely.

This course requires renewal every two years.

Protecting Personal Data training.

Fraud and Bribery

The training has been developed for use across the Higher Education sector and it offers some really helpful insights into spotting the circumstances of Fraud and Bribery. The course is titled an “Introduction to Counter Fraud”.

Access to the online training is via the British Universities Finance Directors Group (BUFDG) web pages. The E-Learning quick registration process needs to be completed before you take the course.

Register here

Once registered with BUFDG, you can login to the E-Learning platform and select the “Introduction to Counter Fraud” course.

Login here

Separate E-Learning courses are also available from this platform on the “Criminal Finances 2017” and “The Bribery Act” should you wish to take these in addition.

The “Introduction to Counter Fraud” course should only take about 20-25 minutes to complete.

Supporting our students

This online course provides information about the various support services that are available for students. It will help you to quickly and confidently signpost students to the advice and support they need.

It will take about 20 minutes to complete. On completion, you will receive access to a resource guide of the course information to refer to when needed. This course is mandatory for all staff and is renewable every 2 years.

Supporting our Students training.