Foundational Skills

New required training for all staff returning to work 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.

Recurring Foundational Skills trainings

The following trainings must be completed on a recurring basis to ensure salary increase eligibility for non-represented staff.

UC Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Prevention Training:

  • All UC Berkeley staff will need to take a version of the Sexual Harassment Prevention course on a recurring basis.

  • Supervisors and those in leadership roles will need to take the following eCourse assigned to your profile: "UC Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Supervisors and Faculty" (course code: AB1825-BE-ECO-2016). This course is assigned by Job Code and includes all supervisory job titles, managerial job titles, and PPSM titles with levels 4 and 5, as well as faculty (senate and non-senate).   

  • If you are not a supervisor, or do not fall into any of the Job Codes referenced above, you will need to take the following eCourse assigned to your profile: "UC Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Staff" (course code: SVSAST-BE-ECO-2016). 
  • In order to receive credit for these courses, the “Assignment Status” will need to be “Acquired.” Here’s how to check on the Assignment Status

UC Cyber Security Awareness Fundamentals Training:

  • All UC Berkeley staff are required to complete a yearly Cyber Security Training.

  • In order to receive credit for the course, the “Assignment Status” will need to be “Acquired”. Here’s how to check on the Assignment Status

UC Ethical Values and Conduct Training:

  • All UC Berkeley staff are required to complete an ethical values and conduct training.

  • 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.