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Learning Point LEARNER USER GUIDE Welcome to Learning Point You now have access to Learning Point – our learning management system. Learning Point helps you keep track of your internal and external learning. You can also track your certifications, and receive reminders when they are due to expire. This guide will help you to find your way around the system. Finding your way around Learning Point is made up of the following sections; Home, Learning, Development, Community and Administration. • The Home page Your home page is shown by default when you login to Learning Point. To return to your home page at any time, click the “Home” link in the left menu. • News News articles are listed here and can be viewed by clicking the title of each item. • Enrolled Learning This shows the status of your currently enrolled courses. From here you can click a course name to view more information about it and click the “Reference Point” icon to access resources and the evaluation associated with that course. • Enrolments Awaiting Approval This lists your enrolment requests currently awaiting approval by your training approver. • Learning History This displays your personal learning history (both internal and external). By default it displays your learning history for the past 12 months. You can filter your learning history by selecting the options at the top of the Learning History page. o Add / Request External Learning History and CPD Within your learning history page you can add records of learning that you’ve undertaken or are going to undertake outside of Learning Point. This might be a course or workshop that you and your team have attended. By clicking the “Add / Request External Learning History and CPD” button you can add this to your learning history. If you select a status of ‘Pending Approval’, an email will be sent to your training approver who can approve or deny the request. o Print Learning History Report From the learning history page you can print a learning history report. This details all your internal learning history. 1/6 Learning Point LEARNER USER GUIDE • Personal Calendar To view a calendar showing courses and programmes you have enrolled onto, click the “View Personal Calendar” link. The Learning page The Learning page can be accessed by clicking the ‘Learning’ link in the left menu. You can use this section to find and enrol onto them courses and programmes (classroom and online courses). • Search the Catalogues You can search for learning by using any combination of the following filters: o By keyword To search for learning by keyword you can type a keyword into the box and click the “Search” button. o By catalogue To search by catalogue, click the drop-down arrow to select a catalogue and click the “Search” button. o By language Click the drop-down arrow to select a language and click the “Search” button. o By delivery method Click the drop-down arrow to select a delivery method and click the “Search” button. o By subject Click the drop-down arrow to select a subject and click the “Search” button. o Search for Learning Scheduled Between Click the personal calendar icon and select a date range. • Scheduled Sessions Calendar To view all upcoming sessions, click the “Scheduled Sessions Calendar” tab. From the calendar you can view the catalogue page for courses and programmes and enrol onto a session. The calendar displays all scheduled sessions for a selected day. 2/6 Learning Point LEARNER USER GUIDE Enrolling onto Courses To enrol onto a course you need to find one first! Follow the instructions to find learning. Then from the search results, click a course name to view its catalogue page. Upcoming sessions (classroom only) and their locations are listed at the bottom of the catalogue page. • Enrolling Click the “Enrol” button next to a session that you want to enrol onto. You will be presented with a confirmation screen. Click the “Confirm Enrolment” button. If there is a cost associated with the course you will be prompted to enter a job code. You will not be able to proceed with the enrolment unless you have entered a valid 10-digit job code. You should check with your training approver if you are unsure about the job code you should use for training. • Notifications You will be notified when your enrolment request has been approved or denied by your training approver. If approved, you will be sent a confirmation. If denied, you will be sent an email containing the reason why your request has been denied, which you can follow up with your training approver. You will be emailed a reminder about your upcoming session prior to the start date. You will also receive a notification if there is any pre-work which needs to be completed prior to the session. • Session Interest Lists Most classroom-based courses include a “Session Interest List”. If you cannot attend any of the dates listed on the catalogue page, you can then enrol onto the session interest list. You will be notified when new dates are added. • Reference Point Once you have enrolled onto a course you should access its “Reference Point” by clicking the icon. The “Reference Point” contains resources and the post-course evaluation associated with that course. (If applicable) You can use the personal notebook to take personal notes about a specific course. From the Reference Point, you can also contact the trainer and other learners who have enrolled onto the course. You can view your learning history for that course. 3/6 Learning Point LEARNER USER GUIDE • Waiting Lists Each classroom-based learning activity or programme has a maximum number of spaces. Once this has been reached, you will be given the option of enrolling onto the session waitlist. You will be automatically enrolled and informed if a space becomes available. • Add or view course comments You can share your experience with others informally, rating and adding comments that other learners can view from the catalogue page. To view comments, click the “Add or view course comments” link. You will see a list of comments, the number of reviews, and an average rating. You can also flag a comment as ‘useful’. • Star Rating You can use the star rating to your comment (1 is poor, 5 is excellent). 4/6 Learning Point LEARNER USER GUIDE Withdrawing an Enrolment If you decide that you no longer want to continue with an enrolment you can cancel it. You can cancel your enrolment at two stages: o Whilst you are waiting for approval Go to the ‘Pending Enrolments’ tab and click the ‘Withdraw’ button next to the course name. o Once your request has been approved Access the “Reference Point” for the course by clicking the icon. From there you can click the ‘Withdraw’ button to cancel your enrolment. You will receive an email confirmation once this has been done. Note: Cancellation period restrictions may mean that you are unable to withdraw an enrolment. In this case you should email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss the situation. Your division may still be charged the full course cost. Development page Within the development section you can access your current and expired certifications and course completion certificates. • Current Certificates The "Current Certificates" tab shows your existing certificates and certifications (e.g. PTS, CSCS, and HAZWOPER). You can print a copy of your course completion certificates. • Expired Certificates This tab displays your expired certificates. Click the drop-down arrow to view certificates and certifications for a particular year or choose “All” to see all your expired certificates. • PDR Development Actions This area is currently under construction. 5/6 Learning Point LEARNER USER GUIDE The Community page • Discussion Area Within the discussion area you can comment on our courses and give us feedback. • Mail Box This option is available for those without a company email address. If you do not have a company email address, all emails from Learning Point will be delivered here. The Administration page Within the administration page you can use the Report Manager function which allows you to run in-depth training reports. There are two types of reports: • Organisation Reports These reports provide details of learning activity at organisational-level. • Learning Reports These reports provide both individual and course based-reporting. Need help? If you need help using Learning Point, or would like to ask us anything about the system you can email us at email@example.com or call +44(0)20 8774 2707. 6/6
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