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Training and induction

Health Safety and Wellbeing training modules

This online training for staff includes the following modules:

  • Fire and Emergency Preparedness (completed on commencement then annually between 1 January - 31 March). Note: this training is mandatory and must be completed by all staff annually.
  • Health, Safety and Wellbeing  (completed on commencement then every two years between 1 January - 31 March, due 2021)
  • Manual Handling (completed as required by Work Area Manager)

The modules are accessible on Blackboard in "Organisations", under:

Each module will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. At the end of each module, staff will be required to complete an assessment with a pass rate of 80%.

Once completed, the results will be stored in the Blackboard Grade Centre database.  

HSW for Students – Strongly recommended

 This online training module covers three key areas:

  • health and safety at USC
  • potential hazards at USC
  • emergency situations.

This module will take approximately 15 minutes to complete.

At the end of the module there is a short assessment.

The module is accessible on Blackboard in "Organisations", under:

  • Health Safety and Wellbeing Annual Training Modules (Students) 

HSW for Volunteers and Contractors Induction Module

– Compulsory

Follow the below steps to access the training:

  • Access the training - HSW Induction for Volunteers and Contractors 
  • New users: Select 'Create an account' and follow the instructions on the account creation page. An email will be sent to your email address to confirm your log-in.
  • Returning users: Log-in with your previously created log-in. Your individual email address was recommended as your username during the account creation stage. If you forgot your password/username, select forgot password.
  • Navigate to the 'My Learning' and click on the training hyperlink to launch training
    • (please ensure you registered for the correct training USC Moderate to High Risk Contractor or USC Volunteers and Low Risk Contractors - you can click on 'Course Catalogue' to enroll in the correct one)
  • Save a copy of your certificate to present to USC