Staff Training

Types of Training

Standard Classroom Training:

Note: Classroom Training is currently suspended due to Covid-19. Much of our classroom training is now available in the form of our IT MicroSessions.

Staff and Postgraduate students wishing to avail of computer training can choose courses from our timetable and then book with the IT Training Centre. We can be contacted by phone on extensions 3749 or 1839 or by email at The Training Centre runs the training courses in Training Room 2 located on the 4th floor of the Kane Building (Science Building). These courses, depending on the subject being covered, can run for a half-day (09.30-13:00) or shorter 2 hour courses and can take a maximum of 10-13 participants. This Classroom training is available to Staff and Post-Grads. 

Tailored courses for groups:

The IT Training Centre can also arrange group sessions in any of our courses for individual departments, upon request. For more information on this, please email Minimum number of participants necessary for tailored group sessions.

Online alternatives to Classroom Training during Covid-19

As our classroom training sessions have been suspended due to Covid-19, we have compiled this list of online alternatives. Click any of the links below to learn more about each training offering.

  • Our Online Training:

    • MicroSessions - Our highly successful MicroSessions are trainer-led bite-size sessions derived from our classroom training content and delivered via Teams.

    • Learning Pathways - Microsoft generated and UCC moderated self-train content. The best resource for Microsoft O365 and Office.

    • ICDL - This online training course (formerly ECDL) is freely available to all staff and students via Canvas. The training covers the standard Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, as well as IT Security.

Microsoft Office 2016 Courses

All courses listed here are given using Microsoft Office 2016. Click course name to view course outline and up coming training dates.

Half-day Courses 09:30 - 13:00

Short Courses 1 to 2 hours duration

CMS (UCC websites)

TerminalFour Content Management System - used for creating and maintaining UCC style websites. The course runs from 09:30 - 13:00. See links below for detailed course discriptions. Scheduled dates are listed in our timetable