Foundational Skills - Required Training

Recurring Foundational Skills - Required Training

The following trainings must be completed on a recurring basis by all employees to support our workplace community values and ensure legal compliance. All training can be accessed through the UC Learning Center

Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment (SVSH) Prevention Training:

All UC Berkeley employees will need to take a version of the UC Preventing Harassment and Discrimination course on a recurring basis. These trainings may also be referred to as Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Prevention training. 

  • Supervisors, Managers, Faculty, GSIs and those in MSP or SMP will need to take the following 2 online (eCourses). These courses are assigned to you in the UC Learning Center based on your HR Job Code and include all supervisory job titles, managerial job titles, PPSM title levels 4 and 5, as well as faculty (senate and non-senate) and graduate student instructors (GSIs). 

    • "UC Preventing Harassment and Discrimination: Supervisors, Faculty, MSP (SVSH)" (course code: AB1825-BE-ECO)
      • This course takes 2+ hours to complete and is required every other year, or every two years. 
    • "Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment (SVSH): Supervisors, Faculty, MSP Refresher" (course code: BE-SVSH SUPPLMENTAL-ECO) 
      • This course takes approximately 35 minutes to complete and is required every other year, or every two years
      • This course alternates with the other supervisory course listed above.  
  • If you are a non-supervisorory employee or do not fall into any of the job areas referenced above, you will need to take the following online (eCourse). This course is assigned to you in the UC Learning Center based on your HR Job Code. 
    • "UC Preventing Harassment and Discrimination: Non-Supervisors (SVSH)" (course code: SVSAST-BE-ECO).
      • This course takes 1+ hours to complete and is required every year (annually). 

Check on your completion of the above courses in the UC Learning Center by going to your transcript, then checking that the “Assignment Status” shows as “Acquired.” Here’s detailed instruction on how to check on the Assignment Status.

Cyber Security Awareness Training:

  • All UC Berkeley employees are required to complete Cyber Security Training annually. This course is assigned to you in the UC Learning Center

    • "UC Cyber Security Awareness Fundamentals" (course code: SECURITY-BE-ECO)

      • This course takes approximately 30 minutes to complete and is required every year (annually).

Ethical Values and Conduct Training:

All UC Berkeley staff are required to complete an ethical values and conduct training course. These courses are assigned to you in the UC Learning Center

  • Those engaged in research the will need to take the following eCourse assigned to your profile:
    • "UC Ethics and Compliance Briefing for Researchers" (course code: ECBR-BE-ECO).
  • All other staff will need to take the following eCourse assigned to your profile:
    • "General Compliance Briefing: University of California Ethical Values and Conduct" (course code: ETHICS-BE-ECO).

For all courses, Managers may log in to the manager dashboard at the UC Learning Center to view their employees’ completion status. If you’re having trouble navigating the dashboard, please refer to this step-by-step guide on how to access your employees’ completions.

Training for all staff working on UC Berkeley property

UC Berkeley Guidelines on Protecting Workers from COVID-19

The eCourse, updated in May 2022EHS 207 "UC Berkeley Guidelines On Protecting Workers from COVID-19 (Revised 5/10/22)” updates previous COVID-19 safety courses with additional information required by the COVID-19 prevention emergency regulation (8 CCR 3205). This training also reflects updated guidance from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and University of California policies.

This training is required for all staff who are authorized to work on UC Berkeley property, including those who completed the prior versions of this course (published on 7/7/2021 and in 2020). Please review this training for updated information and resources to help protect yourself and others from COVID-19. This course takes about 15 minutes to complete.

For help accessing the training or for alternate forms of the training, please contact ehstrain@berkeley.edu.