IT Training

IT Services in conjunction with other support services provide a variety of short courses to help University staff and PhD students develop their IT skills and make the most effective use of technology for their work and research.

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Microsoft Office Courses




Skype for Business


Access  Databases

Research Computing

These courses are suitable for research staff and PhD research students:

Website Authoring

Guided IT Learning Sessions

  • Guided IT Learning Sessions - An experienced IT facilitator will help and assist you with your specific computer queries one to one or to a small group.

Essential IT Skills

Please book onto a Guided IT Learning Session for training on these essential skills:

  • Using Your Computer
  • Introduction to Email
  • Managing Your Files and Folders

Training for Departments or Teams

In addition to the scheduled courses, you can also request training specifically for your own department or team.  We can provide training on a variety of topics.

If you have an IT problem and need help you can contact the IT Service Desk (call on 0116 252 2253 or email or) or visit the Help Zone in the David Wilson Library.

Training provided by other support services

Learning Technologies

For courses on Blackboard and other learning technologies, see the Technology Enhanced Learning section.

Corporate Systems Training

For information, see Student Administration Training.

SAP Training

For information, see SAP training and Finance

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Booking Forms

How to Book
To make a request to attend a training and development workshop, please complete a Booking Form.  Please note Booking Conditions apply. 

Additional requirements
If you have any access or additional requirements, please contact Staff Development Contact Us.  

About Us

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Room 1.02, Heron House, Brookfield Campus, 266 London Road, Leicester, LE2 1RQ





0116 252 5021