How to Set Course Options

You can set the following conditions for a created course: when a student can take it, the cost, lesson order, criteria for successful course completion, and a certificate of completion.

If you have already started a course, select the "Stop course" action, go to your course settings, and change the conditions.

In this case, you can change any condition except the cost.

To configure the education options, go to the desired course in the "Settings" tab.

Course Language

Select a course language that will be used in your system emails, certificates, and course registration site.

Setting a course language does not prevent students from choosing their preferred language in their account settings.

Course Format

Select the course completion time:

Open-ended — students can take the course at any time.

Specific dates — students can only take the course during the specified time period. Students will not be able to access the lessons and a test before and after these dates. Before the start of the course, students will only be able to see the description and structure of the lessons.

If you selected the "By dates" option, set the start and end dates of your course.

It is not obligatory to select an end date for your course. You can only select a delayed course start date.

During the time when the course is not available, students will see the “Lesson is not available” notification in their personal accounts.

Pricing Options

Please note that you will not be able to change the course pricing option once your course launches.

Select the condition for accessing the course based on the payment status:

Free — the student has access to your courses for free.

Paid — the student can take the course only after paying for it. This feature is only available on a paid pricing plan.

If you selected the "Paid" option, enter the cost of your course next to the payment method. This section shows all connected payment methods in the “Account Settings” > “Accept payments” tab.

You can change the payment currency in the "Account Settings" > "General" section in the "Currency" setting.

If you created paid courses, you can check your student's payment status under their name in the "Overview" tab. The status can be "Paid" or "Unpaid."

You can change a student’s payment status manually if their payment did not come through a connected payment system. Check the checkbox next to the contact, and select "Paid" in the toolbar.

Confirm that you want to change this student’s payment status to "Paid."

You can view detailed information about all payments in “Statistics” > “Payments.”

Read more: Extended statistics.

Course Lesson Flow

Select the order of your lessons:

Access to all lessons at once — a non-linear order of the course. The student can access the lessons in any order.

A new lesson becomes available after completing the previous lesson — a linear order of the course. The student can only access the lessons in the order you posted them and only after completing the lessons or taking the test from the previous section.

Course Completion Criteria

Select the condition for successful completion of the course and obtaining a certificate:

Complete all lessons — the student has taken all lessons and noted that they have completed them.

Complete all lessons and pass the tests — the student has taken al lessons, noted that they have completed them, and successfully passed all tests with a passing score.

Pass the tests — the student successfully passed tests with a passing score. Completion of all lessons is not required.

If you choose the "Complete all lessons and pass the tests" or "Pass the tests" option, students will have to pass each test with a minimum passing score to complete your course.

You can set the number of points for each correct answer and the minimum total passing score in the test settings.

Certificate of Completion

After completing the course, your student receives a certificate of successful completion of the course.

In the certificate, you can add the name of the course, the instructors of the course, and the date it was received.

Turn the toggle switch to the "On" position to activate the automatic issuance of a certificate after meeting the course requirements.

Move the toggle switch to the "Off" position to stop issuing a certificate automatically.

Choose which certificate to issue.

Read also: How to Create a Certificate.

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