UEA staff e-learning and mandatory training UEA staff e-learning and mandatory training

The following e-Learning Modules are available to all UEA staff - please note that most are mandatory for some or all staff as stated.

Access the following via the LearnUpon system - you may need your UEA username and password.  Click on the links below and follow the instructions.  If required a user guide has been provided.

Note that as this module is not mandatory, if you work through just a part of the module it will be placed in the 'Completed' group on the 'Dashboard' - you may open the module from here when you want to continue, just click on Completed tab then on Induction Module.

Training from other sources:

The following Module is available via UEA Safety Services:

  • Health and Safety (mandatory for all staff)
    Information about this training is sent to new staff but if you have not been contacted please ring or email Janet Samuel, Safety Services Secretary (ext 2763, email j.samuel@uea.ac.uk)


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Agendas and Minutes

Many people find themselves required to construct agendas and take minutes at meetings, often without training. This online Blackboard module is for staff with little or no experience of taking minutes. It covers the preparation of agendas, the structure and content of minutes and different minute-taking styles.  It provides useful tips on writing effective minutes and includes a variety of information, video tutorials and opportunities to practice. Training Sponsor: Sally Gregory, CSED, sally.gregory@uea.ac.uk


Project Management Skills

This online introductory Blackboard learning module is for staff running a project as part of their role for the first time, staff supporting a project or for those wanting to explore the application of project based working skills as part of their day to day work. The module introduces the basic concepts, processes and skills used to take a project through the key phases, and suits staff who wish to work through the learning at their own pace. Training Sponsor: Sally Gregory, CSED, sally.gregory@uea.ac.uk 


Staff Induction

An introduction to the University

Training Sponsor: Steve Oldfield, CSED, s.oldfield@uea.ac.uk


Advisor Training 

This training is for academic staff who undertake a student advisor role.  Advisors should ensure that they are fully briefed on the requirements of the role, have undergone appropriate training at the required frequencies, and are able to refer advisees to the other specialist support services. It is the responsibility of Heads of Schools, normally through their Senior Advisor, to highlight training requirements for Advisors and ensure Advisors attend at least once every three year. Enrol

Training Sponsor:  Caroline Sauverin, LTS, c.sauverin@uea.ac.uk

Health and Safety (generic) Health and Safety (generic)

Managers at UEA need to ensure that their staff have a basic understanding of key safety topics. as a result all staff should take the four online learning modules offered on Blackboard. To enrol contact Janet Samuel (USS), at j.samuel@uea.ac.uk

Health and safety online learning modules all new starters should take:

  • Health and Safety Induction
  • Manual Handling
  • Display Screen Equipment (DSE)
  • Fire Safety (follow link)

Training sponsor: Simon Walklate, USS, s.walklate@uea.ac.uk


The first four courses in this category are available as part of a blended training approach, when used with face-to-face training courses delivered by the course sponsor in association with CSED. 

Courses available are:

  • Data Protection
  • Freedom of Information
  • Copyright
  • Information Security
  • Records Management

Training Sponsor: Raymond Scott, ISD, r.scott@uea.ac.uk