AIMS training

Training courses available for AIMS users are shown below. In all cases please contact the AIMS team for next available dates.

Courses last one day (9.45 am to 4.30 pm); cost  £130 + VAT per person and take place in London. 

Please see below for course details and pre course requirements.

Course Details

Introductory course 

What will the course cover?

  • Adding Clients, Subjects and Work Done Details
  • Navigating between different screens
  • Ways of Searching for existing clients and their associated Subjects
  • Capturing work details
  • Recording Outcomes and other work related details
  • Using the Standard Reports

Who is it for?

  • Any worker needing to understand the basic concepts of data entry
  • Anyone wanting to support other workers in their use of the AIMS system
  • Recommended prior to attendance on any advanced functionality training course for workers who have not used the system before.

Administration course

What will the course cover?

  • Pre-configuration decision making choices
  • Setting up Users and understanding security permissions
  • Configuration: adding, editing and changing field and form design
  • Creating classification schemes & amending Code lists
  • Housekeeping procedures

Who is it for?

  • Anyone needing to support other workers in their use of the AIMS system
  • Anyone wanting to design the data capture to better match the agencies information requirements

Using reports course

It is aimed at users who have been using AIMS for several months and who have a clear understanding of the data they collect and the kind of reports that they need to produce. Please contact us if you would like to discuss the course details further.

What will the course cover?

  • Reports Overview
  • Running Standard Reports
  • Using Runtime Conditions in a report
  • Creating a new report using Report Layouts
  • Designing a new Report Layout
  • Exporting Reports to other applications
  • Advanced reporting features
  • Managing users permissions for reports

Who is it for?

  • People who need further insights into how reports can be used
  • People who are responsible for creating reports within their organisation

Pre course requirements

All courses

A basic understanding of Windows movement and navigation techniques, e.g. click and pick with a mouse, selecting via use of arrow keys, tabbing and returning to select a feature.

Introductory course

No previous experience of using AIMS necessary.

Administration course

Someone who has attended an AIMS Introductory level course or who has a clear understanding of the relationship between the data capture needs of their organisation and the AIMS software functionality.

Reports course

Several months experience of using AIMS in their organisation with some experience of having used the Report Module within AIMS.

Booking a course 

Please check our pre course requirements before booking onto a course.

For AIMS training courses we operate a no transfer to other course dates, no cancellation or refund policy once the course has been booked.



Waiting List, please call 020 7377 2806 or email us

Waiting List, please call 020 7377 2806 or email us

Using Reports

Waiting List, please call 020 7377 2806 or email us

Please note courses fill up quickly so book early. To book a course place you will need to email aims@lasa.org.uk giving the name of your organisation and name(s) of attendee(s) and receive a confirmation email in reply.