Getting Started with Moodle

This course is aimed at staff who would like to learn how to use Moodle, UCL's Virtual Learning Environment. It provides an introduction to Moodle and e-learning and provides the basic skills required to set up a course in Moodle.

The topics covered will include the following:

  • An overview to Moodle and virtual learning
  • Navigating Moodle
  • Creating your course homepage
  • Adding text to a Moodle course
  • Uploading and adding files into your Moodle course
  • Linking to websites

You will be given your own test Moodle course for use during the training course and afterwards.


There are no specific prerequisites, but file management skills and familiarity with the web would be extremely useful.



There is a self-paced online version of this course, please click here to be taken to the course page.

Face to Face

This is a trainer-led course delivered in one 3 hour session.

If you would prefer to attend a face-to-face training session, you can do so by booking via the Single Training Booking System:

Click here to see when our next courses are running and book or register your interest for future dates.

For further information about bookings please see our booking information.

Course materials
Course Fee

UCL employees - free of charge.
Note that failure to attend the course without at least 3 working days' notice of cancellation will result in your department being charged £50.