Welcome to IT Training

The IT Training team provide the following services:

  • Regularly scheduled training course on the use of Microsoft, Google and other University software
  • Delivery of Staff IT Induction
  • Assistance with LinkedIn Learning
  • 1:1 coaching and tailored training for groups of staff
  • Creation of training for new University Systems
  • IT Training for Students

To contact IT Training please email ittraining@port.ac.uk




LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is an online video library of over 13,000 courses covering business, technical and creative skills.  Many of the courses come come equipped with exercise files and assessments.  With Curator access staff can also create their own playlists of LinkedIn videos to share with students. 

LinkedIn Learning is available for staff and students via SSO (Single Sign-on) credentials.



Further information


1:1 coaching and tailored training for groups of staff

Please contact ittraining@port.ac.uk to request individual coaching or would like to discuss the creation of a tailored training sessions for a group of staff.


Digital Capabilities

The Jisc Discovery tool is an online survey that will enable you to reflect on your own digital capability and to identify any further training or support you may need. On completion of the survey you will receive a personalised report containing tailored feedback. Please note only you will have access to your personalised report and your results will be anonymised in the system.

Jisc Discovery 


IT Training for students

We offer the following services for students:

  • Students are welcome to book on the majority of our scheduled courses. These are shown in the calendar on the Student IT training webpage.
  • The creation and delivery of tailored sessions for groups of students. Recent examples include, Using Google to Work Collaboratively on a Project, Creating Charts and Graphs from data collected from a Form and a range of Introductory courses for Pre-sessional students. Please contact please contact ittraining@port.ac.uk to discuss further.