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DES eLearning Courses

DES Statewide eLearning Courses

Civil Service Rules & Labor Relations - for supervisors

This course is for supervisors and is part of the Leading Others eLearning series. In this course, you will learn about the rules that apply to your employees, tools to help you follow these rules, and resources for if you have questions.

Hiring Process - for supervisors

This course is for supervisors and is part of the Leading Others eLearning series. Successful organizations and teams consist of the right people doing the right jobs! This course will provide you with the information and tools regarding hiring procedures, roles, timelines, and available resources you can use throughout this course and thereafter.

Pay, Leave & Time - for supervisors

This course is for supervisors and is part of the Leading Others eLearning series. It is important that you know how to process your employees’ leave correctly, ensure they are paid accurately, and determine if your employees are eligible for overtime pay. This course will provide you with the information and tools to help you make these decisions in compliance with federal and state regulations.

Performance Plans & Reviews - for supervisors

This course is for supervisors and is part of the Leading Others eLearning series. You are only successful when your employees are successful! You are expected to help your employees achieve results and grow. This course will provide you with pertinent information, resources, and tools that will help you prepare employee expectations, conduct employee evaluations, and provide your employees with ongoing feedback.

Resolving Performance Issues - for supervisors

This course is for supervisors and is part of the Leading Others eLearning series. Effectively addressing performance concerns allows you to help your employees achieve their full potential in meeting organizational and individual targets! This course will help you recognize and manage performance issues.

Unlawful Employment Discrimination - for supervisors

This course is for supervisors and is part of the Leading Others eLearning series. It is your responsibility to prevent and address any discrimination within the workplace. This course will provide you with information and tools to help you identify and prevent discrimination in the workplace.

Sexual Harasssment Awareness & Prevention for Managers

This course is taken in conjunction with the general Sexual Harassment Awareness & Prevention online course to meet the requirements of WAC 357-34-105 and 357-34-100. This course discusses the elements of “Quid Pro Quo” and “Hostile Work Environment” and covers what supervisors should do when confronted with sexual harassment situations. Learners will review nine different scenarios and decide on the appropriate actions to take.

Sexual Harassment Awareness & Prevention (for ALL Employees)

This course will discuss your responsibility, as an employee, to maintain an environment free from sexual harassment. You will review your role and your employer’s role in identifying and stopping sexual harassment. This course will also discuss your rights and options when reporting sexual harassment.

Mobile Work for Supervisors

This course is designed to help supervisors understand strategies and benefits of a modern workplace environment. It focuses on staff suitability to participate in mobile work, managing mobile workers, and expectations for alternative work locations.

Criminal Records in Hiring (For Executive Staff and HR Staff)

This course is based on the document, Best Practice Standards: The Proper Use of Criminal Records in Hiring. These standards will help you make hiring decisions that will maximize productivity and minimize the risk of liability. This course will cover the six steps used to evaluate an applicant with a criminal record.

IT Security Awarness Training - Initial

This is the initial course for all employees. It is an OCIO and CTS approved security awareness video designed to inform, change, and secure the behaviors of employees. This video meets the requirement for IT security awareness training.

IT Security Awareness Training - Refresher

This is the refresher course for all employees. It is an OCIO and CTS approved security awareness video designed to inform, change, and secure the behaviors of employees. This video meets the annual IT security awareness training refresher requirement. This video has a prerequisite of the WA-State IT Security Awareness Training - Initial course.

Ethics in State Government

This course is intended for all employees. It highlights the Ethics in Public Service Act, RCW 42.52, WAC 292-110-010, and use of resources. Upon completion, you will have a basic understanding of the ethical standards in place for state employees and state officials.

Defensive Driving

This course will provide advanced defensive driving techniques to reduce your chances of being involved in a motor vehicle accident. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements – specify concerns to be addressed before and while driving, use safe driving techniques to avoid collisions, drive safely in various weather conditions, and respond to specific driving emergency situations.

Preventing Workplace Violence - for Supervisors (NEW!!) - Coming soon

This course will provide advanced defensive driving techniques to reduce your chances of being involved in a motor vehicle accident. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements – specify concerns to be addressed before and while driving, use safe driving techniques to avoid collisions, drive safely in various weather conditions, and respond to specific driving situations.