Inductions and training

ANFF-Q has facilities located around Brisbane. Depending on your project and the instruments required for your research, you will need to complete different inductions.

Once you have submitted your completed initial contact form, an ANFF-Q staff member will contact you within two working days to arrange a consultation to discuss your project further and to let you know which inductions you need to complete.

The University of Queensland (UQ) Site

Induction Times

AIBN Building Induction

AIBN provides building and laboratory inductions for all new and visiting staff and students. These are held in the ground floor seminar room at AIBN on alternate Tuesdays at 9:30am. Registrations can be made via the registration page: https://aibn.uq.edu.au/inductionsignup.

If you do not have access to the AIBN intranet, please email your preferred induction date and completed ANFF-Q initial contact form to ANFF@uq.edu.au.

AIBN building induction dates 2020

14 January, 2020 21 April, 2020 28 July, 2020 3 November, 2020
28 January, 2020 5 May, 2020 11 August, 2020 17 November, 2020
11 February, 2020 19 May, 2020 25 August, 2020 1 December, 2020
25 February, 2020 2 June, 2020 8 September, 2020 15 December, 2020
10 March, 2020 16 June, 2020 22 September, 2020
24 March, 2020 30 June, 2020 6 October, 2020
7 April, 2020 14 July, 2020 20 October, 2020

In addition to completing the AIBN building and laboratory induction, building occupants are required to complete relevant UQ OHS online training modules.

If you are not a UQ student or staff member, you will also need to complete an Application for UQ organisational unit staff internet access so that you can complete the online training modules.

AIBN–UQ Site Cleanroom Induction

ANFF-Q provides inductions for our class 1 000 and class 10 000 cleanrooms housed within AIBN. Inductions are held on alternate Wednesdays at 10:30am in the AIBN level 2 meeting room. Registrations can be made by emailing our Professional Officer Wael Al Abdulla.

ANFF-Q AIBN cleanroom induction dates 2020

15 January, 2020 22 April, 2020 29 July, 2020 4 November, 2020
29 January, 2020 6 May, 2020 26 August, 2020 18 November, 2020
12 February, 2020 20 May, 2020 9 September, 2020 2 December, 2020
26 February, 2020 3 June, 2020 23 September, 2020 16 December, 2020
11 March, 2020 17 June, 2020 7 October, 2020
25 March, 2020 1 July, 2020 21 October, 2020
8 April, 2020 15 July, 2020

Long Pocket–UQ Site Induction

To access the ANFF-Q Long Pocket facilites, you must complete a Long Pocket building induction followed by a cleanroom induction.

To book a Long Pocket building induction, please email l2fm@aibn.uq.edu.au.

To book a Long Pocket cleanroom induction, please contact our Professional Officer Wael Al Abdulla.

Training

As long as you have submitted your completed initial contact form, you can book and attend training on the instruments required for your research before you complete your inductions. This is possible, because you will be fully supervised by ANFF-Q Professional Officers during your training sessions.

To arrange a training session, simply contact the relevant ANFF-Q Professional Officers discussed in your initial consultation. If you wish to arrange training on any additional instruments, relevant contact details can be found on the Instrument list and contacts page.

Risk Assessments

Once you have completed your training, you will need to read the relevant risk assessments before you will be given access to the instrument’s booking calendar in the ANFF-Q facility management database.

For our UQ Site, you will need to access the UQ risk assessment database: UQSafe-Risk

If you are not a UQ student or staff member, you will also need to complete an Application for UQ organisational unit staff internet access and email it to anff@uq.edu.au so that you can access the UQ risk assessment database.

Griffith University (GU) Site

Inductions, training and workplace health and safety requirements

For access to the ANFF-Q GU Site facilities please contact Operations Director Alan Iacopi. Once equipment access needs have been determined and agreed upon, the scope of inductions, training and workplace health and safety requirements necessary to access the Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre and Queensland Microtechnology Facility will be determined.