Professional learning programs 2021

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
Emergency Warden
15 October
22 October
Half day
Gold Coast
For all Emergency Wardens
Essential annual training for all Emergency Wardens
First Aid
18 October
Half day
For all First Aid Officers
Essential first aid training for First Aid Officers.
Mental Health First Aid
11-12 August
Two full days
Coffs Harbour
All staff
Mental Health First Aid is an evidence-based training course which gives you the skills and confidence to have supportive conversations so that you can assist someone developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis and help guide them to professional help if needed.
New to Teaching @ SCU TBC Half day
Gold Coast
Coffs Harbour
All new teaching staff
This Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) workshop is specifically designed to help you engage students and introduce you to the systems, supports and resources available. This is an opportunity to meet other new academic staff and future colleagues.
Privacy Awareness
29 September
1 hour online theory to be completed prior to virtual scenario session All staff

Understand the University‚Äôs obligations under Privacy Laws, what information is covered by these laws and how does it apply to you and your position at SCU.  The online component, Privacy Awareness Training, located in the Professional Learning Centre, must be completed prior to participating in the virtual scenario session.

Respectful Workplace
14 September

Online and half day virtual workshop
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.
RiskWare Training for Managers and Supervisors
12 August
2 hours
Virtual Delivery
For Managers and Supervisors

This workshop will assist managers to develop their confidence in investigating and actioning incident and hazard reports, and completing the RiskWare requirements.

Staff Selection and Interview Skills
20 July
16 November
Half day online theory componant to be completed prior to virtual workshop 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.
People Managers Workshop
5 October
7 October
12 October
Full day
Gold Coast
Coffs Harbour
For all New 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.


- 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