Setting Up Prerequisites for a Course

Schoox gives you the option to set prerequisites for your Courses in order to make sure that your employees will have the proper knowledge when they will try to complete their training.

You, as an Admin, have the option to set the prerequisites for a Course from the right panel, open the Prerequisites menu. Once the prerequisites have been set, users will be required to complete them prior to the actual course that they want to take.

You can add both Courses and/or Learning Paths as a prerequisite to a Course. Let's check how you can achieve this in more detail.

To access the Prerequisites page, navigated to the Training Admin Workspace, Settings on the left navigation, select the Prerequisites page.

On this page, you can select to Add new prerequisites to a Course or review/manage all courses with prerequisites along with the entire path of prerequisites connections. They can also specify the order that prerequisites are displayed on the course or if some users need to be excluded from the prerequisites. For some more information on this, please read also: Keeping Track of Prerequisites in Your Academy

Use the search bar to find the Course you want to add the prerequisites to. Once you find it, click Add. You will be redirected to the Manage Course page, under the Prerequisites tab. 

Select the Courses and/or the Learning paths you want to add as prerequisites by clicking the "+ " icon next to the course name, then hit Submit.

When the user will try to take this course, the steps will be greyed out until the prerequisites are completed.

If the course has multiple prerequisites, the user will have to click on the arrow icon in order to see all of them:multiple_prereqs.png

Note: An error page may appear the learner has no access to the course's category. When setting up prerequisites, it is important to ensure learners have access to all items.

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