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Online Training Instructions

Initial training: To meet the policy compliance requirement for training, prior to interaction with minors in Vanderbilt programs and operations, all staff, faculty, students, and others with VUNET ID access must complete the  Learning Exchange "Protection of Minors 101"  training module. To access this training, follow the steps listed below: 
  1. Log in to the Learning Exchange using your VUNET ID and password and search for the training in the blue box by typing "Protection of Minors."

  2. After locating Protection of Minors 101, select "enroll," then "launch," to begin the module. Please allow 20-30 minutes for completion.  

Completion of the initial Protection of Minors 101 course will meet both training and policy compliance requirements for those working or interacting with minors in Vanderbilt programs. Policy agreement is incorporated into the module electronically. After completion, you will receive a confirmation email and be able to print a certificate.

Annual training renewal: If you continue interaction with minors in Vanderbilt programs and operations, you will need to annually renew your training compliance for the Protection of Minors not later than 365 days after completion of the POM 101 module. To do this, navigate to the Learning Exchange site linked above, in the blue search box, type Protection of Minors Annual Renewal, select the course and complete.

Please note - reviewing the Protection of Minors 101 course material will not update your original course completion date and cannot be used for Annual Renewal Compliance.

Alternate training for those without Learning Exchange access is available by contacting the Office of Risk and Insurance Management. Instructions will be provided after confirmation that affected personnel do not/will not have access to the Learning Exchange training.  

Other alternate training  (including classroom training in the POM 101 module) may be approved by the Protection of Minors Director. Please send requests for approval to Any training in addition to the online module is at the discretion of the program coordinator and does not require prior approval by the Protection of Minors Director.