Training

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 February 10am-3.30pm

LGfL / TRUSTnet Training: USO Basics for Nominated Contacts

This course is intended for 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 training takes place Atomwide's offices in Orpington, BR5 4BQ.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

For further information on the course or to reserve a place please see the Training tab in myUSO.

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.

21st March 10am-12.30pm

SIMS Training: Data Cleansing Workshop

Resolve problems with your data and tidy up information in SIMS with this useful workshop. The course is targeted at staff who have a working knowledge of SIMS and an understanding of Pupil Records.

Features include:

  • Linking siblings correctly
  • Cleaning duplicated contacts
  • Resolving addresses problems
  • Ensuring addresses are valid

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

23rd March 10am-4pm

SIMS Training: Daily Financials

Get the most out of FMS in order to develop efficient financial management processes. The course is targeted at school staff who are responsible for maintaining school finances. Knowledge of the school's finances would be an advantage. No previous knowledge of FMS is needed.

Features include:

  • Perform everyday school financial procedures
  • Adding orders and invoices
  • Process cheques and BACS payments
  • Reporting

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

28th March 10am-12.30pm

SIMS Training: Daily Financials

Understand how to store detailed information on school assets, however big or small. The course is designed for staff members who are responsible for maintaining details of school assets. A basic working knowledge of FMS is required.

Features include:

  • Utilising the inventory system
  • Populating the register – importing and manual entry
  • Manage equipment relocation or disposal
  • Reports and analysis

For subscribers to the Atomwide SIMS Support service, 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.