Click on the Custom course fields option (2) and Add a new field (3).
Give your field a name (4) and select its type from the dropdown list (5).
The available types are :
- Text: a text area will show up allowing the course managers to enter text
- Dropdown: add the possible options separating them with ";" . A dropdown list will show up allowing the course managers to select the option they want
- Checkbox: a checkbox will be added to the course profile that the course managers will check or not
- Date: a date field will show up allowing the course manager to select a specific date from the calendar
There are more options that you can select for each one of these fields (6) allowing you to make a field mandatory, visible to the reports, visible to learners and available only to the main domain and specific branches that you will select or only to the main domain (7).
After saving your new field you are transferred to the Custom course fields list and you can use the Reorder button (8) to change their appearance order by dragging and dropping them. You can create unlimited custom course fields.
The instructors or administrators when adding a new course or edit the existing ones, they can see the custom fields and fill in the required information (1):
In case that you have enabled the option for the custom course fields to be visible to the learners, they will be able to see them through the course info page and the Description section (2):
Note: The custom course fields can be added to the certificate template as well as to the Notifications and the Custom reports.