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General & Specialist Inductions


Overview

Induction Levels

Welcome to the HCISS Inductions, these inductions adhere to the Work Health & Safety (WHS) policy for the School of Humanities, Creative Industries and Social Sciences (HCISS), allowing safe working environments and documentation of permissions across the facilities.

The inductions enable access to resources and specialist facilities and are required as part of coursework and research activities.

The inductions are for undergraduate and postgraduate students, academic and technical staff, visiting researchers, and community members. Access to resources and facilities will not be approved until you complete the required inductions.

Inductions are to be refreshed yearly to allow policies and area information to be continuously updated and remain relevant.

Types of inductions may include:

  • Online presentations or video instruction followed by online quiz
  • Onsite demonstration of specialist facilities followed by online quiz

Successful completion of each required induction (100% Pass) is required to gain access.


General Induction

The General Induction is the first of a series of inductions available. It is mandatory and is required to access general facilities and equipment.

The General Induction must be successfully completed by all staff and students within the School of Creative Industries once per calendar year. This induction covers WHS, general information, technical support and University operations.

By completing the General Induction you are given:

  • Card Access to general facilities within the City Precinct (includes after-hours access)
  • Booking System Access to book facilities and equipment (Booking Point)
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Card Access Obtained by Completion of the General Induction

Completion of the General Induction allows secure access hours privileges to the following facilities:

UNI HOUSETHE CONQ BUILDING
UNHG06 Entrance DoorCON100 EntranceQG01 Entrance
UNHG01 Co-Lab & Computer LabCON201 Computer LabQG02 Entrance
UNH Lift (all levels)CON215 Lecture SpaceQ Lift
UNH102 Co-LabCON224-230 Practice Rooms †Q111 Co-Lab
UNH125-128 Edit Suites †CON301 Practice Room †Q201e Co-Lab
UNH138 Computer LabCON311 Practice Room †Q205 Flexi Studio
UNH143 Illustration RoomCON401 Practice Room †Q206-207 Edit Suites
UNH151 Computer LabCON416 Practice Room †
UNH202 Computer Lab
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† Traka Key access required
You cannot access these facilities during secure access hours without the completion of the General Induction each year.

Open Access Hours

Monday – Friday8:00 am – 6:00 pm
WeekendsSecure Access Only
Closed Public Holidays

Secure Access Hours*

Monday – Friday7:00 am – 8:00 am, 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Weekends8:00 am – 10:00pm
*Card access and relevant inductions are required

Booking System Privileges Obtained by Completion of the General Induction

Room Booking SystemEquipment Booking System
Log-In CredentialsLog-In Credentials
Edit Suites
Practice Rooms
Extra privileges are obtained through additional inductions
You cannot access the Booking Systems without the completion of the General Induction each year.

General Induction Video Modules

These videos are found embedded within the online quiz.

Module 1

Module 2

Module 3

Module 4

Module 5


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Level 2 & 3: Specialist Inductions

Additional inductions may be required for your coursework that are classified as Level 2 / Class Orange or Level 3 / Class Red. These inductions allow access to specialist spaces and additional resources. They can be found embedded inside your course Canvas sites or via the Induction Catalogue*:

Induction Catalogue

*Passwords acquired through your course Canvas sites required


Requesting a Specialist Induction

Access to specialist equipment or spaces outside of normal class requirements may be required for research, particular assignments or work-integrated learning outcomes.

For equity purposes, the primary users of bookings are classes, however, if there is available time outside class usage needs, specialist equipment and spaces may be booked upon completion of the associated specialist induction.

For more information, please see the following article:


Required Inductions & Access Acquired

UNIVERSITY HOUSETHE CONSERVATORIUMQ BUILDING
UNHG07 Printing Processes Makerspace

Level 2 City Makerspaces Induction
CONG10, 204, 206, 211, 213, Recording Studios

Level 2 Performance & Rehearsal Studios Induction
QG04 Prototyping Makerspace

Level 2 City Makerspaces Induction
UNH124 Animation Lab

Level 2 City Animation Studios Induction
CON305 Radio Studio

Level 1 Radio Studio Induction
Q113 Animation Studio

Level 2 City Animation Studios Induction
UNH147 Photo Studio

Level 2 Photography Induction
CONG02, G06-09, 143, 144 Rehearsal Spaces

Level 2 Performance & Rehearsal Studios Induction
Q115 Black Box Studio

Level 2 Q Building Induction
UNH206/207 Textiles Studio Makerspace

Level 2 City Makerspaces Induction
CON315 Recording Studio

Level 2 CON315 Recording Studio Induction
Q206-207 Media Suites

Level 2 Q Building Induction
UNH305 Specimen Lab

Level 2 Specimen Lab Induction
CON222/223 Post Production Studio

Level 2 CON222 Post Production Studio Induction
Q208 AV Presentation Suite

Level 2 Q Building Induction
NORTHUMBERLAND HOUSE
NTH102-106 Performance & Rehearsal Studios

Level 2 Performance & Rehearsal Studios Induction
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Level 3 Staff Inductions

If staff & research students become frequent users of particular level 3 equipment, it is often in their best interest to be inducted into the full individual operation of the equipment.

Level 3 Staff Inductions involve a series of conversation-provoking questions surrounding the safe operation of the machine, general workflow, troubleshooting, and emergency procedures.

They also involve a WHS and workflow competency demonstration, to be signed off by the area officer of the required equipment.

Please discuss with the technical staff if you believe you are likely to become or are already a frequent user of certain equipment and require a Level 3 Staff Induction.

Updated on January 16, 2023

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