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Please see below a list of upcoming training courses at Atomwide. These courses are available to Nominated Contacts for LGfL and TRUSTnet schools. Pleas note the 'How to use myUSO' course is also open to non-Nominated Contacts. This page will be updated as new courses are added.

22nd February 10am-4pm

Web filtering using WebScreen 2.0

To attend this course you must be a Nominated Contact and ideally you should already have attended a regular Nominated Contacts training course.

This course offers an in-depth introduction to WebScreen 2.0 and its management for Nominated Contacts at schools connected to the LGfL/TRUSTnet network.

The course will provide an explanation of all the key system features and a demonstration of how to configure settings and create policies to achieve desired outcomes.

A significant amount of time will be made available to focus on addressing questions raised by those attending to ensure that all participants obtain a solid understanding of how to configure the system to meet their filtering requirements.

In order to access all the functions, please ensure you have web filtering administrator permissions before attending the course. If you do not yet have these, please raise a support case requesting that permission be granted to you.

The course will take place at Atomwide's offices in Orpington BR5 4BQ.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

For further information on the course or to reserve a place please see the Training tab in myUSO.

28th February 10am-3.30pm

USO basics for Nominated Contacts

This course is intended for Nominated Contacts from all technical backgrounds (in both primary and secondary schools) and is particularly relevant to individuals who have only recently become Nominated Contacts.

This course aims to give Nominated Contacts greater familiarity with USO user account administration and configuration of the email system.

Topics covered will include:

  • Introduction to USO and related concepts
  • Raising and tracking support cases with the Service Desk
  • USO account creation and administration
  • Configuring USO-AutoUpdate, understanding data export results, resolving account queries
  • Creating StaffMail aliases, shared mailboxes and resources mailboxes
  • USO-driven mailing lists
  • Email filtering
  • Using and administering myDrive in your school

Each section will include a question and answer session and there will be opportunities to speak to Atomwide staff members regarding specific issues during lunch and coffee breaks.

The training takes place Atomwide's offices in Orpington, BR5 4BQ.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

For further information on the course or to reserve a place please see the Training tab in myUSO.