PayPath Transactions

Introduction to UCPath

The Introduction to UCPath is required for all UCPath transactional users, regardless of which module(s) you will be using.

This course covers system basics and need-to-know information about how UCPath functions. If you have already taken this course for another module, it will be marked complete in the UCPath Learning center and you will be able to register for the courses associated with this module. 

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Introduction to UCPath

Introduction to UCPath

eLearning, 65 minutes

Required for all users

This training provides an overview of UCPath, PeopleSoft, and the modules for users who perform transactions beyond self-service. The Introduction to UCPath is a prerequisite course for users who perform transactions beyond self-service within UCPath. This course:

  • Discusses UCPath's key benefits and the role of the UCPath Center
  • Recognizes and defines UCPath key terms and acronyms
  • Lists and describes the UCPath system modules
  • Provides an overview of all standard UCPath functionality including:
    • Navigation
    • An overview of the available field types and data entry methods
    • Information on how to access the UCPath help site
  • Provides an overview of Approval Workflow Engine (AWE) in UCPath and reviews the steps for approving various types of transactions
  • Introduces the basic layout and navigation of Cognos reports for UCPath 

This eLearning combines the former web based trainings:

  • PHCMNAV100 PeopleSoft Overview

  • PHCMNAV105 Basics and Navigation

  • PHCMNAV108 Cognos Reports

  • PHCMNAV106 Reports and Processes

  • PHCMNAV310 AWE Overview and Approvals

PayPath Training Courses

Once you have completed the Introduction to UCPath, you may continue to the PayPath courses. 

Courses listed as Required for all users are required for PayPath Initiator, Approver, and Inquiry (view-only) roles. All courses specify which roles they are required for.

PHCMWFA100: Employee Data Inquiry 

Web-Based Training, 30 minutes

Required for all users

This course provides an overview of how employee data is stored in UCPath and how to view employee information. This course teaches users how to locate employee data pages and components, and how to use the various pages and components to view employee information in UCPath.

PHCMWFA110: WFA Overview

Web-Based Training, 45 minutes

Required for Initiators and Approvers

This course provides an overview of the UCPath Workforce Administration (WFA) module, introduces the UCPath template, PayPath, and Extended Leaves of Absence transaction processes, and provides a review of the Employee Lifecycle.

PHCMWFAL270: PayPath Transactions

Instructor-Led Training through Zoom, 2 part course, 2 hours each

Required for Initiators

Take this course if you will be initiating PayPath transactions, including position data changes, job data changes, and additional pay request. This course also focuses on scenarios involving combinations of changes in relation to position, job data, and additional pay.

PHCMWFAL225: Mass Update of PayPath Actions

Instructor-Led Training through Zoom, 3 hours 

Required for Mass PayPath Initiators

Take this course if you will be initiating mass PayPath transactions. This course also focuses on scenarios involving combinations of changes in relation to position, job data, and additional pay through a CSV file submitted directly into UCPath.

**This class is offered upon request. Please email UCBUCPath@Berkeley.edu**