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Add a course and course content

On this page you will find guides on how to add courses and course content on the Awareness training platform. Below here you can see an overview on the content of this page.  


On this page you will guides on how to add courses and course content on the Awareness training platform. Below here you can see an overview on the content of this page.

  • Add a course
  • Rules for courses
  • Add content
  • Add unit: Video, PDF file or other types of files
  • Add a quiz
  • Multiple choice - Single answers
  • Multiple choice - Many answers

Add a course

As admin you can make your own courses with your own content. This can, for example, be used for internal guidelines, IT policies, emergency drills, instructions for morning gymnastics or whatever you find relevant for your organisation. Remember to read this article before you start. 


In this guide, we will show you how to make your own course. 

1. Click on the Courses icon on your admin homepage.


2. Then click on Add course

Add course

3. The form to create a course will now be visible. Start out by entering a Course image, and then choose a Name and Category.

Course image,

4. In the Type column, it should say eLearning.


5. In Short description you should add a brief description of what the course is about. We recommend that you make the first line in the description say “Click ‘Home’ to return to course overview” to help guide your employees. Then write the description below the advisory line. 

Short description

6. Leave the Course Code box empty

Course code

7. English is set as the default language, but you can change this to a different language if you wish to. Keep in mind if there are employees with different language skills. 


8. Remove the checkmark from Enable discussions and Show on catalogue. 

Show on catalogue

10. Click Add, and you will now have a course you can add content to and enrol to users. 

add content

Rules for courses

In the course, you will have to set up rules in order to ensure that it is created correctly. Choose the respective course you want to add content to, so that you are at its overview page.

1. Click on Course rules.

 Course rules

2. First, make sure that Set the course score equal to is set on The average score of all completed units, as this registers user scores from all the tests in the course.

 Set the course score equal to

3. Completed courses change score should be changed to Better score only. Do not check off the two boxes that will appear below. 

Completed courses change score

4. Click on Save

Click on Save.


5. Under Serial traversal rule, activate Serial rule enabled. This ensures that users cannot skip any steps in the course process and will have to complete every part of your course in chronological order. 

Serial traversal rule

6. Finally, you will not need to make any changes to Completion rules. Leave this as it is.

 Completion rules

7. Course rules are now done.


Add content

It is now possible to add content such as quizzes, pdf-files, videos etc. to your course. 


1. Go to the course overview page and click on Add content

course overview


2. A menu will appear beneath. Choose between Add unit and Add test. Unit is used for uploading different types of files, while test is used to create quizzes. We do not advice that you use other functions than these two. See the next two guides on how to use these two functions. 

Add unit and Add test


Add unit: Video, PDF file or other types of files

This is a guide on how to add content through the unit option.


1. Once you have clicked Add unit as shown in the last section, you will be taken to a unit content form.  

Add unit

2. In Unit name you write the title of the content. Make sure that you include the type of file in the unit name e.g., ‘Phishing attack – video’. This is the name that users will see when taking the course. 

Unit name


3. How to complete it should be set to Automatic. This means that the unit will automatically be completed once the unit is opened. 
If you have uploaded a SCORM–file, the unit will be completed once the SCORM–file criteria are met. 

How to complete it

4. Set Source to be a file



5. This will change the preview of the form, so that it will look like this: 



6. Click Upload new to upload a video, PDF or SCORM–file. These are file formats that we know works. We cannot guarantee that other types of files will work, but it is up to you if you want to try other types of formats than we recommend.

Upload new


7. Once the file has been succesfully uploaded, you will see a preview of the file in the new box Content



8. Finally, leave Parent unit be and click Save.

leave Parent


Add a quiz

This is a guide on how to add a quiz through the test option. 


1. Choose and write a Name for the quiz. Do not write anything in the description, as it will not be visible anywhere else. 

Name for the quiz


2. Time limit and Repetition should be left as they are. 

Time limit


3. Maintain history should be set to 50 and Mastery score should be made blank. Leave the other columns, down to Traversal, blank. 

Maintain history


4. We recommend that you checkmark One by one and Force answer all for Traversal, and Redo only wrong answers and Immediate feedback for Completion.

One by one 


5. Remove the checkmarks from List, Weights and Splash screen for Display



6. Leave the Test mode box as it is, so that it stays on Normal

the Test mode


7. Click Save and select questions. 

Save and select questions


8. You will now arrive to the following page:



Now that you have made the quiz, it is time to add in the questions. There are multiple types of questions, but we recommend the ones you will see illustrated below. You are welcome to explore other types of questions.


Multiple choice – Single answer


1. Click Add question and choose Multiple choice – Single answer, which will take you to the question form page. 

choose Multiple choice – Single answer

2. Write the quiz question under Question text

Question text

3. Write the answer options and mark the correct answer in the right side of the answer’s box. 
If you wish to add more questions, simply click on the +

the +

4. We recommend that you do not make any changes to Associated unitDifficulty, and Seconds to complete

Associated unit, Difficulty


5. You can write an explanation for the correct answer in the Explanation column.


6. Leave the Associated Skill box empty. 

Associated Skill

7. Click Save question and the question will be added to your quiz. 

click Save question


Multiple choice – Many answers


This option functions in the precise same manner as Multiple choice – Single Answer. Follow the same procedure but start out by choosing the multiple answer option. 

Multiple choice

Complete the steps in the same order and manner as if it was the single answer option but mark more than one answer option as the right answers. 

one answer option

Remember to click Save question

click Save question

You can add as many different questions as you want to your quiz. The world is your oyster! 

Once the questions are saved, they can be seen in an overview. Here you can see the name of the question and what type they are (SA = Single answer, MA = Multiple answers).

The world is your oyster!


After you have added all of your questions, the course is ready to be used and you can assign it to your users. If you need help with how to do this, you can find help here

Remember to test both completion and reporting before you assign your course by assigning it to yourself and complete to see if it works.


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