VSware Certification (Advanced) - Sligo - 10th December

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Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Sligo

Rosses Point


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Covered on this course:

Creating and printing custom letters/reports from word templates
Creating and cleaning up attendance codes
Attendance for Resource and Learning Support Students

Using Attendance reporting section
Steps to take to allow for provision of evening study attendance

Bulk enter state Exam numbers per class (e.g. LC & JC Results)
Using Assessment reporting section

Letter Templates

How to create a letter template and upload to your system (e.g. Proof of attendance letter, Absentee letter etc.)

How to use word variables linked to VSware

How to print a letter for a complete year group (e.g. issue an introduction letter to all 1st years etc.)

Advanced search overview, creating groups via advanced search etc

Searching for past students and their enrolment history

Getting your school ready for next academic year, what will be carried forward and what administrators have to do in August /September
Entering new students
Creating and renaming classes
Setting up your school academic Calendar,- entering holidays, in-house training days etc
Bulk enter /Search Locker numbers per class, per student
Creating SMS Groups – e.g. bus drivers, coaches etc
Creating Custom Groups – e.g. LCVP Students only , Teachers only (less SNA, Admin etc. ) All students less PLC’s etc.

Printing list of all students with 2nd address, siblings.
September returns submission – what needs to be cleaned up and entered.

Access rights
Generating parental access – What is involved
Parental /student access overview

How to create a list of parents Usernames and Passwords

How best to re-issue a forgotten username and password to a parent

Best practice for using and setting up behaviours feature
Using behaviour reporting section

Substitution & Supervision
How best to address /reallocate a teacher’s timetable once constructed and published
Manually editing teacher timetables – assigning S&S offerings, removing /adding teaching groups
Adding new teaching groups and rooms – Pastoral Care, Tutorial etc
Renaming subject names

Class List Management
Where core subjects are assigned and can be found
Explain why option blocks are not visible
Adding students from multiple years to a teaching group. – e.g. Agricultural Science 5th & 6th years assigned to 6th years teachers timetable

Turning off meetings – YH / Management for attendance / exams.

What is the schedule for the day?

  • Tea/Coffee: 09.30 - 10.00
  • Session 1: 10.00 - 12.45.
  • Lunch: 12.45 - 13.30.
  • Session 2: 13.30 - 16.00.

What is required?

  • Please bring a laptop you are familiar with.

  • Training starts at 10am sharp.


  • Car parking is complimentary at the Radisson Blu Sligo.


  • All training events cost €200 ex VAT (€246 inc. VAT) per attendee per day. Your school will be invoiced directly. Cancellations should be made 48 hours in advance to avoid charges.

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Rosses Point


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