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Course management is located under:

Admin > Elearning > Courses > Courses

The course management page is split in two main parts, as for the user management. 

  1. Categories: a tree-like structure for content categories. 
  2. Course list: a flat list of all the courses assigned to the selected category

courses overview explained

What is a Category

A category is a container for courses, generally used to group courses by topics.

Categories  will be shared among catalogs and other parts of the platform.

If you need a way to assign groups of courses to specific users, check the catalog feature

What is a course

A course is a logical container, you can manage administrative features from this backend section:

  • Description and categorization
  • Subscription modes and user enrollment
  • Course scheduling
  • Certificate assignment

Training features will be managed from the platform frontend instead:

  • Learning Materials
  • Course features
  • Training stats



You can:

  • Create an unlimited number of categories and nested categories
  • Move a category under another category: click on its name and drag'n'drop the folder
  • Delete a category only if it is empty

Filter and Search Courses

Options that apply to the course list below:

  • Classroom: show only courses of type "classroom"
  • Show also children content: list also courses from the child categories
  • Waiting users: show only corses with users waiting to be approved


courses list explained

This list shows courses from the selected category, odered by code, name or type. Here you can control and manage the following features for each course:


Simply shows the number of users enrolled to this course with level "student"


Number of user subscriptions to be approved when "moderated" registration is active. Click on the number to manage the waiting users:

courses list moderate subscriptions



Number of users subscribed to the course. Check the "subscription management" page of this guide for details


Number of editions available for a "classroom" or "elearning editions" course. Check the "editions management" page of this guide for details

Certificates Assign

Assign a certificate template to this course

Certificate Release

Check the list of available and released certificate for this course


Click this icon to set the competences assigned by the course. Each course can assign one or more competences, click on the icon to:

  • Select the competences assigned by the course
  • Edit the competence score assigned to the user when the course is completed
Manage Competences
Check the Competences Guide to learn how to create and manage competences in Forma LMS.



Assign a different menu template to this course


Duplicate this course. You will be able to select wich elements of the course to copy:

courses list copy


Edit the selected course informations and settings


Delete the course.

This operation can't be undone!




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