Training for all new employees
Eastern Florida State College new employees must complete mandatory training within 10 to 30 days — depending on the training subject. Details will be coordinated by the new employee's supervisor. Some of the training will be done in a classroom setting and other training will be online. Details about mandatory training are below and links for the training modules can be accessed by clicking here.
In addition to the mandatory training schedule, the College's Training & Development team also provides optional training topics to enhance our employees' skills. Please consult the Training & Development webpage for a current list of training opportunities.
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Preventing Workplace Harassment
Eastern Florida State College strives to maintain a healthy and productive work environment
built on mutual respect and trust. As a part of our ongoing commitment to prevent
harassment at EFSC, every employee is required to participate in the computer training
and receive a certificate of completion.
All new Full-time/Part-time employees must complete the Preventing Workplace Harassment Training. The completed training certificate must be signed and returned to the Human Resources Office within the first 10 days of employment.
Bloodborne Pathogens Training
All new employees are required to complete the Bloodborne Pathogens training within the first week of employment. There are two online components of this training: the information module and an online quiz.
Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
Florida law requires any person who knows or has reasonable cause to suspect child abuse, abandonment or neglect by a parent, legal custodian, caregiver or other person responsible for the child’s welfare to report such knowledge or suspicion to the Department of Children and Families Central Abuse Hotline. The law mandates that there will be a $1 million fine for EACH failure to report. Training on this law is required within the first 30 days of employment.
Ethics and Guidelines for Email and Computer Usage for EFSC Employees
This classroom-based training will cover ethics and guidelines for email and computer usage at the College and is to be completed within the first 30 days of employment.
Additional information included in the training: learn how to use Microsoft Outlook to set up appointments, create groups and much more.
The Training & Development staff will contact new employees and register them for this training.
FERPA, Banner Navigation, & Data Integrity
This training is available only with supervisor approval and is mandatory for new Banner users, those employees responsible for input of student or employee records, per supervisor approval/recommendation. The following topics will be covered:
- FERPA Guidelines
- Basic Banner Navigation
- Data Integrity
Once supervisor approval has been received, new employees will be contacted and registered for this training by the Training & Development staff.
Right-To-Understand Hazard Communication
All new employees are required to complete the Right-To-Understand Hazard Communication Training within the first 10 days of employment.
It is especially important for those employees who will be working with chemicals in any form to complete this training as soon as possible.
Some of the topics covered in training are:
- Instructions for handling of chemicals
- Use of Safety Data Sheets
- Labeling of chemicals
This training includes two online components: the training content and a quiz.
Marilyn Cook, Manager
Training & Development