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Qualifications

A qualification  is a skill or competence, which was acquired by training or experience. It can be expert knowledge, work techniques or skills for example. You configure per learning object on the learning path, which qualification(s) are achieved within a learning process.

You see in the overview (Resources → Qualifications) all already created qualifications from all qualification groups inclusive title, qualification group, qualification scale and creation date. If you click on the title, you get into the Wizard for qualification groups to edit the selected qualification.

To create a qualification, you have to define a qualification scale and a qualification group first.

Quick instruction

Create qualification

A qualification group stands for a generic term like “Language skills” for example. To classify this group you need a scale with appropriate scale values like “Beginner”, “Advanced learner” and “Experts”. The concrete qualification, which can be achieved is “Command of English” or “Command of French”. If the user (learner) processes a learning object successfully, he/she gets the qualification “Command of English, beginner” for example.

1. Preparation

Define first, which qualifications with which characteristics can be done. In this example:

  • Qualification: English
  • Characteristics: Basic knowledge, very good knowledge, business fluent

2. Create qualification scale and qualification scale values

To create a qualification scale first, choose Resources → Qualification scale → New Qualification scale.

Master data
Enter a title for the qualification scale, for example school grades, if the scale values should be in accordance with the current grading system.

Parameters
Enter an appropriate external reference.
External references are used for organizing and for linking to other systems. This you can use for manual assignments and by using interfaces (REST API). The external reference is a reference value like ID, sequence number or name.

Scale values
To create individual values for the scale, click on the button Create scale value.

3. Create qualification group and qualification

You summarize several qualifications in a qualification group. The qualification group “Language skills” contains for example the qualifications “English”, “French” and “Italian”. To create a qualification group with qualifications, choose Resources → Qualifications group → New qualification group.

Master data
Enter a title and a teaser for your favored languages.

Parameters
Define the starting and end date regarding the acquired qualifications on the learning pathand select a standard qualification scale.

Qualifications
To create a new qualification, click on the button “Create qualification”.

4. Create course

Create a course (Learning content → Course → New course) and add your favored learning objects on the tab Course contents.

5. Create qualification for a learning object

Via click on this icon you can make the preferences per learning object.

Select the favored learning object, open the preferences and select under qualification the favored qualification, which can be acquired by processing this learning object successfully.

Further support

Can qualifications also be added manually?

Yes, you can also add qualifications manually. Therefore go to the User management and select the favored user. You can add the qualification via click on the button Add qualification on the tab Qualifications and you can enter in the comment field for example, whereby the qualification was acquired, e.g. seminar, 12/01/2017.