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Professional Development

Workday Learning: Learner Overview

Upcoming Training Opportunities

Check back for our latest offering in early 2024!

Registration is required for these sessions unless otherwise noted. Supervisor approval must be obtained for these courses. If you have any questions related to these sessions, please email and one of the Occupational Training team will be in touch.

Occupational Training strives to make all sessions inclusive and accessible experiences for everyone. If you require disability-related accommodations, please send requests to Mark Orr via email,, no later than 24 hours prior to your training session.

Each session will be limited to 20 participants.

Supervisor approval must be attained before attending any professional development session. Email if you need help obtaining approval.

Pipelines & Pathways Opportunities

UVA's Pipelines & Pathways is focused on helping individuals learn the basics for building their career and getting the tools needed to obtain their dream job or move into a new role at UVA. These workshops are targeted towards individuals with limited work experience in an or seeking an entry-level position. All workshops will be held virtually via Zoom and are free and open to the public. Job seekers may attend as many workshops as they'd like. Once a person registers, they will be emailed a Zoom meeting invitation link to access the workshop the day of the event.

Self-Led Online Training Resources

Facilities Management Language Learners Program

The Facilities Management Diversity, Equity & Inclusion team helps FM employees find classes and conversational practice in languages in which they would like to increase their skills, including American Sign Language. The DEI team works with the individual to help them identify which learning program will benefit them the most.

See English class options available

This document contains information in English, Turkish, French, Spanish, and Swahili. Tibetan coming soon! If you don't see a language that would benefit your team, please email See what employees have to say about their experiences in English classes.

If you or someone on your team is interested in taking a language class or practicing their skills in another language - including English - please email

Mentoring Program

The Mentoring Program's mission is to provide support and serve as a resource while employees transition into or within the University of Virginia, Facilities Management. We are committed to providing mentees the opportunity to learn from accomplished mentors to develop and grow skillfully and professionally within the organization.

To learn more about becoming a mentor or mentee, email