Professional learning programs 2022

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.

Program Date Duration Location Target group
New to Teaching @ SCU TBC 2 hours
Virtual Training
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.

Disability Awareness
Online learning available year round 1 hour Online All staff

The promotion of disability awareness in our workplaces and communities is vital in establishing a society where people with disability are valued and included. For much of history, people with disability have experienced discrimination and stigma, often primarily associated with society’s misconceptions about their ability. This course raises your awareness of disability.

commence the online learning through the Professional Learning Centre on Blackboard
Privacy Awareness
27 September
1 hour
Online theory to be completed prior to virtual scenario session
All staff

Understand the University’s 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
13 October
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.

First Aid Officer Training
4 October
First Aid Officers

Essential first aid training for First Aid Officers.

Emergency Warden Training
6 October
3 November
Gold Coast
Emergency Wardens

Essential annual training for all Emergency Wardens.

Supervisors Essentials Workshop
26 October
Virtual Compulsory for all new Supervisors

This workshop is an introduction to staff supervision at SCU and covers your new role and responsibilities as a supervisor and how best to transition to the role.


- 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