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Mandatory Training


General Information 

 All employees at Aston are required to complete 4 mandatory training courses when they start work with us. These are:

  • Fire Safety
  • Prevent
  • Unconscious Bias 
  • GDPR

What you need to do 

You need to login to our virtual learning environment, Blackboard, and complete these courses. Below you will find more information and the direct links to Blackboard.

Fire Safety 

Link to course: http://www.aston.ac.uk/firesafetyawareness
Enter your normal Aston username and password
Time to complete: approx. 30 minutes
Refresher period: every two years 

Please note that you must submit and pass the test for your record to be updated.

Prevent

Link to course: http://www.aston.ac.uk/staff/hr/prevent/
Enter your normal Aston username and password
Time to complete: approx. 30 minutes

Unconscious Bias 

Link for training: http://www.aston.ac.uk/redirects/unconsciousbs/
Enter your normal Aston username and password
Time to complete: approx. 30 minutes

Please note that you must submit and pass the test for your record to be updated.

GDPR Training

Link for Training
Enter your normal Aston username and password

Time to complete: approx. 60 minutes
Please address any enquiry in relation to this training to dp_office@aston.ac.uk

After completion

After you have completed the mandatory training courses in Blackboard, your Portal record will be updated with this information. Allow up to 2 weeks for the transfer of information.