The University is committed to creating a safe and ethical environment and with this commitment, all current and new faculty, staff, and employees, including undergraduate and graduate student employees, are required to complete training courses about compliance obligations.
In order to meet state and federal requirements as well as University policy, University employees and students may be required to take mandatory training courses. Some training courses may be required on an annual basis based on the employee’s roles and responsibilities.
As manager, you are responsible for ensuring that your employees complete their required compliance training. Compliance training is intended to help employees gain an understanding of the laws, rules, and policies that govern employees when they carry out official duties.
Effective January 4, 2021 mandatory compliance training for all Florida Tech employees will continue to be annual, with a few course exceptions that will be periodic.
Vivid Learning- Required Trainings for Employees & Student Employees
|Hazard Communication (HAZCOM GHS)||20 Mins||X||X||Initial & Periodic*|
|Discrimination Free Workplace||35 Mins||X||X||Initial and Annual|
|Violence in the Workplace||30 Mins||X||X||Initial and Annual|
|Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace||20 Mins||X||X||Initial and Annual|
|Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Prevention||30 Mins||X||X||Initial and Annual|
|Computer Security||25 Mins||X||X||Initial and Annual|
|Active Shooter Response Training||25 Mins||X||X||Initial and Annual|
|Slips, Trips and Falls||25 Mins||X||X||Initial & Periodic*|
|Emergency & Fire Preparedness||25 Mins||X||X||Initial and Annual|
|Portable Fire Extinguisher Safety||20 Mins||X||X||Initial and Annual|
|Disinfecting the Workplace for COVID-19||5 Mins||X||X||Initial and Annual|
|Pandemics: Slowing the Spread||20 Mins||X||X||Initial and Annual|
|Title IX: Roles of Employees||24 Mins||X||X||Initial and Annual|
*Additional courses may be required based upon position.
*Initial & Periodic= One-time initial training with every two years retrain frequency involved;*5-minute course refresher required in between.
New hires are required to complete the training courses listed above during their first 60 days of employment through Vivid LMS: https://support.fit.edu/vividlms/. The employee must develop a plan with their supervisor in order to complete the courses before the deadline.
Employees and students may be asked to complete other compliance training based on their job responsibilities or as directed by their supervisor. They include, but are not limited to:
Note: Faculty and staff who do not complete the required training by the established deadline will be referred to management and Human Resources for appropriate disciplinary action.
Please contact the Office of Compliance and Risk Management (OCRM) if you have any questions regarding training. OCRM will direct you to other departments if needed.
Student Compliance Requirements for Students (Undergraduate & Graduate)
The following compliance training courses are mandatory for every student to complete:
Students will have 60 days from when the training is assigned to complete the training courses listed above. These trainings promote awareness and play an important role in Florida Tech’s sexual harassment and sexual violence prevention efforts. Remember, compliance is everyone's responsibility. Being accountable in your role as a studen is a requiement which means your attention to complete these courses are very important and much appreciated.
Non-Florida Tech Individuals
Non-Florida Tech individuals such as University guests, volunteers and contractors may be required to complete compliance training related to their role on campus. These individuals should refer to their campus contact for confirmation of which specific courses are required for them.
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Supervisors: Please verify that employees complete required training courses by the applicable deadlines.