The Automatic Schedule Rules page provides advanced lesson scheduling for a variety of conditions.

  • New User Rule: When a new user account is created, immediately schedule a lesson to the user.
  • Group Rule: Assign all users in the selected group(s) to a lesson. When a user is added to the group(s), the lesson will be scheduled from the date they are added.
  • Recurring Schedule Rule: Repeatedly schedule a lesson after the specified interval.
  • Lesson Completion Rule: Require prerequisite lessons to be completed by a user before the next lesson is scheduled.
  • More than one schedule rule can be assigned to a lesson.

To access the Automatic Schedule Rules page -

  • From the Lessons page, click the menu dropdown for the lesson you would like to apply a rule.
  • Select the ‘Automatic Schedule’ menu option.

The Automatic Schedule Rules page will appear. If no rules have been assigned, the page will display the following message. 

Select the ‘Add New Rule’ button to create a new schedule from the drop-down list.

New User Rule

The New User Rule schedules the lesson when a new user account is created in Velpic.

The two customisable fields in the rule are -

  • Specify how many days after the user has been created, the lesson be scheduled.
  • The number of days the lesson must be completed within.

Group Rule

With the Group Rule you can assign all of the users in the selected group(s) to the lesson. 

This rule will also schedule the lesson to any new users that are added to the group(s) at a later date.

The three customisable fields in the rule are -

  • How many days in the future should the lesson be scheduled to the users of the group(s).
  • The group(s) of users that will be scheduled the lesson.
  • The number of days the lesson must be completed within.

Recurring Schedule Rule

The Recurring Schedule Rule repeatedly schedules the lesson after a specified period of time. 

The two customisable fields in the rule are -

  • The period of time a lesson should be continually scheduled. (Days, Weeks, Months, Years)
  • The number of days the lesson must be completed within.

Lesson Completion Rule

The Lesson Completion Rule schedules the lesson after the specified prerequisite lessons have been successfully completed by the user.

The three customisable fields in the rule are -

  • The period of time after a series of lessons are completed, that the new scheduled lesson should become available.
  • The prerequisite lessons that must be completed before this lesson is scheduled.
  • The number of days the lesson must be completed within.

Editing and Deleting Existing Rules

Once a schedule rule has been created, it will appear as a list item on the page.

To modify the previously created schedule rule, simply click on the item in the list, and the customisable fields will appear from within the row.

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