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Professional learning programs 2020

If you are interested in attending any of the following programs, speak to your supervisor or manager and complete your nomination for the program through MyHR. Refer to how to nominate for a program if you would like further information.

If you do not have access to MyHR and would like further information or would like to indicate your interest in attending any of the programs, please email hr@scu.edu.au.

ProgramDateDurationLocationTarget group
Cultural Competency 26 February
9 September
Self-paced Online All staff
(compulsory program for all staff)
Develop cultural competence, genuine respect and the capacity to work effectively across cultural diversity including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their communities.
Critical Conversations and Conflict Regulation
TBC
Full day
Gold Coast
Supervisors/Managers
This workshop will assist managers and supervisors to develop their confidence in having difficult conversations in a workplace context. Participants will develop practical strategies to de-escalate and manage conflict in a proactive way and to engage in effective conversations.
Emergency Warden
18 February
20 February
27 October
29 October
Half day
Gold Coast
Lismore
Gold Coast
Lismore
Emergency Wardens
Essential annual training for all Emergency Wardens
Excellence in Service Delivery
TBC Full day Gold Coast All staff
This workshop enables participants to develop a customer first mindset and the practical process and people skills necessary to ensure customer loyalty.
Facilitation Skills
TBC
Full day
 
All staff
This workshop offers a significant opportunity for both academic and professional staff to develop their facilitation skills. The workshop provides a combination of role plays, opportunities for feedback and coaching, and reflections on learning.
First Aid
11 February
13 February
20 October
22 October
Half day
Lismore
Gold Coast
Lismore
Gold Coast
First Aid Officers
Essential first aid training for First Aid Officers.
Mental Health First Aid
19-20 May
Two full days Gold Coast All staff
This course covers helping people in mental health crisis situations and/or in the early stages of mental health problems. Participants will learn the signs and symptoms of common mental health problems, where and how to get help, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.
People Managers Workshop
29 April
19 August
Half day
Lismore
Lismore
Supervisors/Managers
An opportunity to talk through and share experiences in managing people and understanding the frameworks we have in place to support supervisors and managers.
Respectful Workplace
4 March
1 July
Online and half day workshop
Lismore
Gold Coast
All staff
(compulsory for Supervisors and Managers)
This program allows you to understand more about how the University ensures a safe workplace for all and your role in upholding our policies and treating your colleagues with respect. This includes information about bullying and harassment, resolution options, early notification, and sources of help.
Staff Selection and Interview Skills
25 March
6 May
27 May
 
4 August
17 September
Online and half day workshop
Lismore
Gold Coast
Coffs Harbour
Lismore
Gold Coast
All staff
(online component of this program compulsory for Supervisors and Managers and staff required to sit on staff selection panels)
Are you required to participate on staff selection panels? Increase your knowledge and skills to complete the process successfully.

Notes:

- The dates of these programs may change, depending on minimum participant numbers and room availability.
- Your enrolment does not guarantee a place in the program. If successful you will receive a confirmation email from HR Services regarding the program.