Training for Staff

Module Exam Requirements Collection System (MERCS) Training 

When does this training take place: Week 2 of Autumn & Spring semesters
Duration: Approx 1 hour
Who is this training for: Module Leader and Department Administrators (separate training sessions)
How do I take this training: Training will be advertised via HR email which will include sign up details. If you do not receive this HR email but are interested in attending one of the sessions please email exams@ul.ie for assistance.
Support documents: MERCS Instructions for Administrators and for Module Leaders

 

Academic Scheduling Constraints System (ASCS) Training 

When does this training take place: March and July/August
Duration: Approx 1.5 hours
Who is this training for: Heads of Departments and Scheduling Coordinators
How do I take this training: Training will be advertised via HR email which will include sign up details. If you do not receive this HR email but are interested in attending one of the sessions please email classtt@ul.ie for assistance.

 

Module Grade Entry (MGE) Training

When does this training take place: November and April, in advance of the Autumn and Spring Grading Cycle.
Duration: Approx 30 minutes
Who is this training for: Module Leaders who will be using the MGE system for the first time or who require a refresher course on the MGE system.
How do I take this training: Training will be advertised via HR email which will include sign up details. If you do not receive this HR email but are interested in attending one of the sessions please email ModuleGradeEntry@ul.ie for assistance.
Support documents: If you cannot attend the training session the Module Grade Entry instruction manual can be downloaded. 

 

Progression Decision Entry (PDE) Training

When does this training take place: This training will be offered in advance of the Autumn and Spring Progression Cycle. 
Duration: Approx 30 minutes
Who is this training for: This training is aimed at Course Leaders who will be using the PDE system for the first time or who require a refresher course on the PDE system.
How do I take this training: Training will be advertised via HR email which will include sign up details. If you do not receive this HR email but are interested in attending one of the sessions please email ModuleGradeEntry@ul.ie for assistance.
Support documents: If you cannot attend the training session the Progression Decision Entry Instruction Manual can be downloaded. Please note: There has been one amendment to the system from Autumn 2013/4 onwards: any supplementary decision will now be indicated in the notes field on the PDE screen making the Supplementary Decision form is obsolete.