UQ and the Faculty of Medicine provide access to a wide range of training resources, some of which are mandatory for all staff, some are specialist courses that are task/occupationally related, and other courses which are highly encouraged to complete. 

The training programs below support the Faculty of Medicine's commitment to UQ's values: Pursuit of excellence, Creativity and independent thinking, Mutual respect and diversity, Honesty and accountability, Inclusiveness and wellbeing.

Mandatory Training

UQ's mandatory training programs include the following:

Training Program Time to complete  
UQ Health, Safety & Wellness Training (Every 5 years) 1 hour More information
UQ Annual Fire Safety Training (Annual) 30 mins More information
Fraud and Corruption Awareness (Once only) 30 mins More information
Conflict of Interest Awareness (Once only) 30 mins More information
UQ Privacy Training (Once only) 30 mins More information
Staff Cyber Security Awareness (Every 3 years) 20 mins More information
UQ Code of Conduct Training (Every 2 years) 30 mins More information
Equal Opportunity Online training (Every 2 years) 1 -2 hours  More information
Core Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Learning (Once only*) 2 hours More information
UQ Supervisor Work Health and Safety Responsibilities (Once only#) 1 hour More information

*Modules 1 and 2 of the Core Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Learning program (Module 1: Cultures and Identity; Modules 2: My Country, Our Country) are mandatory for all UQ staff. Staff are highly encouraged to complete the remaining modules (Modules 3-10) to deepen understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' cultures, history and society.  Each module takes 45-60mins to complete. 

#The UQ Supervisor Work Health and Safety Responsibilities training module has been developed to provide UQ Managers and Supervisors with an overview of their duty of care work health and safety (WHS) obligations. This is mandatory training for professional and academic staff who supervise other staff, students, contractors or volunteers.

Additional Mandatory Training:

Additional mandatory training may be required, depending on an employees role or function. As part of the staff induction and onboarding program, supervisors must conduct a training needs analysis to identify any additional task specific training required to perform particular roles safely e.g. use of compressed gases, cryogenics, driving a 4WD vehicle off road. More information on OHS Training and Induction here

UQ regards professional development as a key element of our employees time at the University. Plan your professional development carefully – refer to this page for further information

 

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Recommended Training

Faculty of Medicine Staff are highly encouraged to undertake one recommended training program per year, and record it as part of their annual appraisal. 

The following programs are highly recommended to all staff:

Training Program Time to complete  
Managing Unconscious Bias Training Program 3 hours More information
Cultural Competence Program 3 hours More information
Diversity, Disability & Inclusion Training Program 1 hour More information
Crossing Cultures Hidden Histories Workshops 2 hours More information
UQ Ally Workshop 6 hours More information
Discrimination and Harassment Contact Officers Program 9 hours More information
Mental Health First Aid 2 days More information
Staff Disability Inclusion Masterclass 3 hours More information
Core Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Learning* 10 hours total More information
Sexual Misconduct Prevention & Response 101 6 hours More information
Sexual Misconduct First Responders Training 6 hours More information

*Modules 1 and 2 of the Core Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Learning program (Module 1: Cultures and Identity; Modules 2: My Country, Our Country) are mandatory for all UQ staff. Staff are highly encouraged to complete the remaining modules (Modules 3-10) to deepen understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' cultures, history and society.  Each module takes 45-60mins to complete. 

Further training courses are available via the UQ Staff Development Program

 

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