Professional learning programs 2019

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 od@scu.edu.au.

ProgramDateDurationLocationTarget group
Cultural Competency 27 March
19 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.
Emergency Warden
19 February
21 February
29 October
31 October
Half day
Gold Coast
Gold Coast
Emergency Wardens
Essential annual training for all Emergency Wardens
First Aid
13 February
14 February
22 October
24 October
Half day
Gold Coast
Gold Coast
First Aid Officers
Essential first aid training for First Aid Officers.
Mental Health First Aid 7 May & 14 May Two full days Lismore 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
2 May
21 August
29 August
Half day
Coffs Harbour
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
20 February March
6 June
28 August
Online and half day workshop
Gold Coast
Coffs Harbour
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 3 April
3 July
Online and half day workshop 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.


- 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.