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Introduction to using 'StaffCover'


Course Information

  • Price : £225 + VAT
  • Duration : 1 day

The course is very hands-on with delegates using StaffCover right from the start. The course will lead the delegates through all the steps required in StaffCover to manage cover within your school. In the afternoon session you can put the theory into practice on your own data! So please don't forget to bring your TimeTabler backup file.

So if you are a brand new cover coordinator using StaffCover or interested in StaffCover then this is the course for you, as you can ask all the questions you need to!

We operate small groups of a maximum trainer to delegate ratio of 1:8 and you will receive a certificate of attendance.

Course dates


Course Outline

  • Understand how to import your timetable

  • Understand how to set up absence categories

  • Understand how to set up staff absences

  • Understand how to set up supply teachers

  • Understand how to set up special events

  • Understand how to set up period protection

  • Understand what LookAhead is

  • Understand how to generate cover

  • Understand how to modify cover

  • Understand how to distribute cover

  • Understand how to run statistics

  • Understand how to maintain the timetable


  • Users of StaffCover from October ReSolutions

  • Cover assistants who are supporting the main colleague responsible for cover.


  • Be an existing or potential user of StaffCover

  • Have an understanding of your school curriculum

  • Have an understanding of your school cover requirements


  • Course starts at 10 and finishes at 4:30

  • Please bring your TimeTabler backup file (TT4Data.bak)

  • If redeeming a voucher please state this when booking.

Included in the price

  • Course materials

  • Lunch

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