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LGfL / TRUSTnet Training Courses

We offer a variety of courses on the Atomwide provided and supported products available as part of an LGfL or TRUSTnet connected school's package. Most courses are available for Nominated Contacts though some are available to all staff members. Please see each individual course for all the details. LGfL / TRUSTnet training courses are free to attend for LGfL / TRUSTnet connected schools. New training courses will be announced here as soon as they are available to be booked.

28th June 10am-3.30pm

USO Basics for Nominated Contacts

This course is intended for LGfL / TRUSTnet Nominated Contacts from all technical backgrounds (in both primary and secondary schools) and is particularly relevant to individuals who have only recently become Nominated Contacts.

This course aims to give Nominated Contacts greater familiarity with USO user account administration and configuration of the email system.

Topics covered will include:

  • Introduction to USO and related concepts
  • Raising and tracking support cases with the Service Desk
  • USO account creation and administration
  • Configuring USO-AutoUpdate, understanding data export results, resolving account queries
  • Creating StaffMail aliases, shared mailboxes and resources mailboxes
  • USO-driven mailing lists
  • Email filtering
  • Using and administering myDrive in your school

Each section will include a question and answer session and there will be opportunities to speak to Atomwide staff members regarding specific issues during lunch and coffee breaks

The course will take place at Atomwide's offices in Orpington BR5 4BQ.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

For all the details and to book this course please click here

SIMS Training Courses

Atomwide offer a range of SIMS training courses throughout the year. These courses are available for delegates to attend regardless of whether they subscribe to the Atomwide SIMS Support service or not. If your school has purchased Atomwide SIMS Training credits they will be deducted accordingly by booking on and attending a course. For more information about the range of Atomwide SIMS Services please see our brochure or get in touch. New training courses will be announced here as soon as they are available to be booked.

27th June 10:00pm-12:30pm

SIMS: End of Year Procedures

An essential annual process to configure SIMS for the next academic year (all school phases). The course is targeted at staff responsible for preparing the new school year in SIMS but are unfamiliar with the process. A working knowledge of SIMS including Pupil Records is required.

Features include:

  • Preparing for the 2016-2017 academic year
  • Pupil Leavers and Admissions
  • Staff changes
  • Dealing with CTFs

10:00pm-12:30pm at our SIMS Training Centre in Orpington.

For subscribers to the Atomwide SIMS Support service, the course will cost 1 course credit per delegate. For non-subscribers the cost is £200 per delegate.

To book your place please email sims@atomwide.com

28th June 10:00pm-4:00pm

Assessment: Building your Assessment Data

Understand how to customise SIMS to support the school's individual assessment framework needs. The course is targeted at assessment co-ordinators or school staff with responsibility for overseeing pupil assessment. A working knowledge of SIMS and the school's assessment framework is required.

Features include:

  • Tailor SIMS Assessment to your school
  • Create custom templates combining various assessments
  • Generate mark sheets for teachers to populate
  • Enable historical progress comparisons

10:00pm-4:00pm at our SIMS Training Centre in Orpington.

For subscribers to the Atomwide SIMS Support service, the course will cost 2 course credits per delegate. For non-subscribers the cost is £350 per delegate.

To book your place please email sims@atomwide.com

29th June 1:30pm-4:00pm

Secondary: Academic End of Year

Configure your academic arrangements for the next school year. This course is targeted at curriculum managers or staff with responsibility for maintaining academic class memberships. A working knowledge of SIMS along with an understanding of school curriculum structures is required.

Features include:

  • Academic class promotions
  • Allocating students to their curriculum choices
  • Producing class lists
  • Timetable print outs

1:30pm-4:00pm at our SIMS Training Centre in Orpington.

For subscribers to the Atomwide SIMS Support service, the course will cost 1 course credit per delegate. For non-subscribers the cost is £200 per delegate.

To book your place please email sims@atomwide.com

Please subscribe to the Atomwide Blog to be notified of the latest training courses updates. If you have any questions please contact us at training@atomwide.com call 01689 814700. All of our training courses are held at our offices in Orpington, Kent.