TRIM (Content Manager) - Advanced User Course

Course description

Have you been using TRIM (Content Manager) for a while, but are you always wondering what else the system can do?  Get more out of TRIM with tips and tricks for advanced users.

The purpose of this course is to refresh the memories of TRIM users on how to use the software to their advantage in the most efficient manner. It will also provide extra tips and tricks for the easier use of TRIM.

Type of course

Hands-on computer course


Bas De Groot

Kate Stringer

Who should attend

All Flinders Staff who currently have access to, and actively use, TRIM (Content Manager).

What you will learn

At the end of the course, staff using TRIM (Content Manager) will be able to:

  • Advanced Searching and saved searches
  • Integration with Outlook/Word/Excel
  • Create Revisions/Versions
  • Record Relationships
  • File Structure
  • Actions
  • Shortcuts
  • Trays and User Labels
  • Record Requests
  • Sharing Records
  • Customise TRIM to their own preferences

Prerequisites / assumed knowledge

Familiarity with the basic functionality of TRIM.

As this course is specifically about supporting TRIM users in their daily use of TRIM, and is very interactive, we request that staff attending the course send in at least 1 issue/question that they would like to focus on, prior to the start of the course. Questions and issues can be sent to

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