Training and support

If you're a member of staff and you're responsible for digital content, we can help you to brush up on your digital skills or even pick up some new ones.

We offer workshops, self-guided tutorials, master classes and e-mail courses on a wide range of topics. And we curate a list of courses provided by third parties which at least one member of staff has taken and recommended.  

Our courses

Accessibility fundamentals for the web (Siteimprove)

Pease note, accessibility awareness training is now a legal requirement for anyone who edits and publishes web content. This course must be completed before you can edit content on our website. 

Who is this course for?
Anyone who writes or edits web content on an Oxford Brookes website. Requires a Siteimprove login, but does not require technical knowledge.

What does it cover?
This course provides an understanding of accessibility including guidelines and legal considerations.

Course dates and booking info
This course is self-paced so can be taken at any time.
Contact webdev@brookes.ac.uk for further information and access to the Siteimprove Academy.

Analytics fundamentals for the web (Siteimprove)

Who is this course for?

Anyone who maintains web content on an Oxford Brookes website using the Ektron CMS. Requires Siteimprove login, but does not require technical knowledge.

What does it cover?

This course provides a high-level overview of digital analytics and how to measure and use them effectively including:

  • explanation of key terms,
  • identifying the right metrics for your goals, and,
  • using analytics to make decisions.

Course dates and booking info

This course is self-paced so can be taken at any time.

Contact webdev@brookes.ac.uk for further information and access to the Siteimprove Academy.

Intro to Kentico CMS

If you are responsible for editing web content in Kentico, our content management system (CMS) and need some training, please email us with your:

  • name
  • p00 number
  • job title
  • urls of the pages or section of the website that are resposible for.

SEO fundamentals (Siteimprove)

Who is this course for?
Anyone who writes or edits web content on an Oxford Brookes website using the Ektron CMS. Requires a Siteimprove login, but does not require technical knowledge.

What does it cover?
This course provides a good background to SEO including:

  • the goal of SEO and Google’s role,
  • content optimization,
  • technical SEO.

Course dates and booking info
This course is self-paced so can be taken at any time.
Contact webdev@brookes.ac.uk for further information and access to the Siteimprove Academy.

Other courses

These third party courses are carefully chosen by our team. Every course on the list has been taken and recommended by at least one member of staff and they are usually free or have a minimal cost. 

See the list of third party courses.