External Relations

CMS Training

Course title: Using the Content Management System to create and publish on the web

  • Duration: one full day
  • Location: various
  • Frequency: monthly
  • Cost: free

Course description

The CMS training course is aimed at members of staff who have responsibility for creating and editing content on the University of Nottingham website. The day is split into two sections:

Part one

  • good practice
  • writing for the web and how it's different to print

Part two

  • introduction to Contensis
  • importing and creating content
  • page layout and formatting
  • workflow


To get the best from the course, you should have some familiarity with how to search for and use web pages, and you should be able to use fairly standard computer software (like Microsoft Word) to create and edit documents on your computer.

Book your training

CMS training courses can be  booked onlineBut hurry - they book up fast! Please ensure that you have discussed this with your line manager and your unit web co-ordinator before doing so. 


Access to the CMS is only provided if the full course has been taken. You'll be provided with trainee login details during your training day.

Additional training

You can also watch some  video tutorials and browse the  Contensis CMS section for further guidance.

If you can't find what you're looking for, contact the  Web Team. We can provide additional training, including:

  • site admin training
  • one to one refresher sessions
  • news and events training
  • copywriting training