Spring is in the air! It has long been said that spring is a time of renewal. All caught up with your telecommuting duties for the day? Why not capture that springtime optimism and enjoy the opportunity to catch up on some required online training, or if that is done, start some professional development courses on LinkedIn Learning?
Available trainings, requirements and access
These online training courses are required by TWU and their frequency varies depending upon the training.
State Mandated Ethics Training
All employees are required to complete this upon hire and, thereafter, annually.
Select the hyperlink above to download the presentation. After the presentation is completed, it will send you to another site for a short quiz. The information must be completed for credit.
Recognition and Prevention of Sexual Harassment with Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Overview Training
All employees are required to complete this training within 30 days of hire and, thereafter, every two years.
Select the hyperlink above. You will have to sign in with our acronym, state number, First name and last name with spaces in between. Example: TWU 756002618 First name Last name.
The training takes 30-40 minutes. There are 15 questions at the end, and you must answer 11 of the 15 correctly to get your certificate.
After the training is complete, send a copy of your certificate to firstname.lastname@example.org
Information Security Training
All employees are required to complete this upon hire and, thereafter, annually. A friendly reminder to complete this is sent out via email, which includes instructions for taking the training.
Employees have different training requirements based on their respective job titles. The most common training required for employees are:
- Fire Safety & Evacuation Training — Employees at all campuses are required to take this training one time
- Stormwater Pollution Prevention & Awareness Training — Employees at the Denton campus only are required to take this training one time
- Active Assailant Training — Employees who work in any department that falls under Student Life or Finance and Administration are required to take this training once
Professional Development Training Resources
Completing training related to professional development can be an enjoyable way to learn valuable skills.
With video tutorials on thousands of topics, LinkedIn Learning is an excellent resource to help accomplish your professional goals. The best part? It is absolutely free for TWU faculty, staff and students.
Instructions for accessing LinkedIn Learning.
IT Solutions has even curated suggested training courses for administrators, supervisors, faculty and staff.
Alliance Work Partners
This resource, free for TWU employees, also has training and webinars. It doesn’t stop there, however: In addition to professional development, this site also has many personal development courses and support.
If you have never utilized the EAP, follow these steps for the first-time login:
- Navigate to awpnow.com
- Select “Access Your Benefits”
- Complete the required registration fields
- Enter the registration code: AWP-TWU-1412
- Make note of the email address and password you created for the next time you log in to your EAP website
Additional Free Training Resources
IT Solutions provides a list of free online training resources with links to dozens of free training material.
Contacts for more information
Human Resources — If you have specific questions related to completing HR required training, contact Melissa Dillon at email@example.com or call 940-898-3558.
IT Solutions — Contact the Technology Service Desk at 940-898-3971, firstname.lastname@example.org, techchat.twu.edu or submit a request through the Technology Service Catalog.
Risk Management — If you have specific training requirement questions, contact Risk Management at email@example.com or call 940-898-3151.
LinkedIn Learning — Contact the Technology Service Desk at 940-898-3971, firstname.lastname@example.org, techchat.twu.edu or submit a request through the Technology Service Catalog.
Alliance Work Partners — You can contact your EAP 24/7 at 1-800-343-3822. If you have any additional questions related to your benefits, do not hesitate to reach out to the TWU Benefits staff, including Angela Cagle at email@example.com, or call 940-898-3552.