Training for all new employees
In order to remain knowledgeable about important policies and procedures, and to stay in compliance with state and federal regulations, all Eastern Florida State College new employees are required to complete mandatory training e-courses within the first month of employment. The employee’s supervisor will determine any additional trainings that are required for their department.
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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New employees and employees returning to work for the start of the Spring Term, are required to complete the training as soon as possible.
Workplace Harassment Prevention Learning Program
Preventing sexual harassment and discrimination is a top priority for our college and this training is part of our College's commitment to a positive workplace environment in which employees are respectful of each other and our students. After completing the three courses in this program, you will better understand how to identify, prevent and respond to workplace discrimination, retaliation and harassment in a higher education setting.
Protecting Children Learning Program
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.
Bloodborne Pathogens Training
All new employees are required to complete the Bloodborne Pathogens training within the first 30 days of employment. There are two online components of this training: the information module and an online quiz.
The purpose of this training is to inform EFSC faculty, staff, and volunteers of their duty to protect and safeguard all confidential information acquired during the course of employment or service to the College.
The purpose of the disability training is to enhance employees' awareness of the academic issues impacting students with disabilities, federal and state laws and college procedures that impact employees and students, and the basic functions of the Student Access for Improved Learning (SAIL) department.
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