Training / Event Details


SIMS - Cover (Secondary Schools)

SIMS - Cover


This course is suitable for staff with who will be taking on the management of arranging staff cover or as a refresher for existing members of staff.

The course includes implementing SIMS Cover to manage all aspects of classroom staff absence and explore the dynamic links of the software to other areas of SIMS, e.g. Personnel


This session will cover:
  • Global settings available to customise the module
  • Links to Personnel
  • Managing supply cover
  • Declaring teaching absence and arranging cover
  • Managing room closures due to examinations
  • Printing the cover arrangements
  • statistics and impact summaries


By the end of this session delegates will be able to:
  • Deal appropriately with supply staff in respect of personnel records
  • Create and modify reasons for absence and closure
  • Maintain optional rotas
  • Define classes that do not require cover or should be suspended
  • Manage the expectations that certain staff should be required to more cover than others
  • Add absences and room closures and provide appropriate cover/invigilation
  • Book and use supply staff and agencies
  • Publish arrangements

Booking Information

Terms and Conditions (Please see full details uploaded on course page)
3 working days’ notice of cancellations is required prior to the scheduled date of a course.
Turning up at a course without prior booking will incur the full course fee plus a £25 admin charge per delegate
Non-attendance at courses displayed with no stated price will incur an admin charge of £25


Administrative Staff, Senior Leaders and Teachers

17 Jul 2018 09:30 - 12:00

Closing date: 16/07/2018
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SIMS Support Service (LMS Team)
Contact Provider

Date and Time

17 Jul 2018 09:30 - 12:00


LMS Training Room, Bower Park Academy, Romford, RM1 4YY


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