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Student Skills/Levels

 

Watch a (2:53) video tutorial on Creating and Tracking Student Skills

 

 

Student Skills/Levels can be used to track skills a student is trying to achieve or has achieved. The main skill can have numerous subskills. To add skills/levels to a class, the skill must first be created.

 

Create Skills/Levels

 

Delete Skills/Levels

 

Add Skills/Levels to Classes

Add or Update Student Skills/Levels Individually

Add or Update Student Skills/Levels In Mass

 

Delete a Student's Skills/Levels

 

Student Skill/Level Reporting

 

Student Skills/Levels in the Staff Portal




Create Skills/Levels directly in your database
Skills/Levels must be created before they can be added to a class. To create student skills/levels and subskills directly in your database:

  1. Point to Students and click Skills/Levels.
  2. Click the Add Skill/Level button.
  3. In the Add Skill/Level pop-up box, choose a Category 1 from the drop down choices and name the Skill/Level. 
  4. Save.
  5. If applicable, add subskills to each Skill/Level by clicking the subskills link in the Edit Subskills column.  
  6. Add a Description of the Skill/Level.
  7. Add a Video Link for a skill/level if desired.
  8. Add # Days Required, # Classes Required and Test Fee if applicable.
  9. Order the list by adding a number in the Order column for each skill. (#1 will be first in list, etc.)
  10. Save Changes.

Import Skills/Levels from our importer spreadsheet into your database

If you prefer, you can import your skills and subskills by using the Import Skills/Levels button. Follow the instructions there to download the importer spreadsheet. Once you fill that sheet in as per the instructions, you can either import it, or send it to our Imports team at Imports@jackrabbittech.com and they can do the import for you. See more information on importing Skills/Levels on our Import Data Requirements  page. 

 

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Delete Skills/Levels

Delete a skill/level by clicking the Garbage Can icon next to it. The skill/level and all of its subskills will be removed.   

 

 

Zippy Alert!
If the skill/level being deleted has already been added to a class it will also be removed from the Class record. If a student had previously attained that skill/level it will be retained in their Student record.

 

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Add Skills/Levels to Classes

Once you have created your skills/levels you can add them to classes. When a skill/level is added to a class, it (and any subskills) are added to the enrolled students. If a student already has the skill/level on their record it will not be added again. 

 

To add a skill/level to an individual class:

  1. Go to the Class record and select the Skills/Levels tab.
  2. Click Add Skill/Level To Class.
  3. Select the Skill/Level using the drop down menu or use the search field to locate the skill/level.
  4. Enter the Date Training Started. Note: If the skill/level has not been started you can leave this field blank.
  5. Enter a Date Due, Date Tested, and Date Attained if applicable.
  6. Select which Students you want to add the skill/level to.
  7. Save & Add Another or Save Changes.

To add multiple skills/levels to multiple classes: 

  1. Point to Students on the main menu and select Skills/Levels Add to Classes.
  2. Use the [+] to Select the Skills/Levels to add to classes. 
  3. Use the [+] to Select the Active Classes to add the skills/levels to.
  4. Save Changes.

 Zippy Alert!

If a student is enrolled into a class after the skills/levels have been added to the class, those skills/levels will be added to the student using their first day in class as the Date Training Started. 

 

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 Add or Update Student Skills/Levels Individually

  1. In the appropriate Student page, click the Skills/Levels tab.
  2. Click the Add Skill/Level button.
  3. In the Add Student Skill pop-up box, enter appropriate information.
  4. Save.

  Do not use the Level AttainedDate Attained or History fields below the skills grid on the Skills/Levels tab on the Student record. These fields are from the earlier version of the Skills module and will be removed soon.  
   

 

 

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Updating student skills/levels in mass requires a user permission in Tools > Manage Users & Permissions. This user permission is in the Student section of the permissions and is called Skills Mass Update

 

Students > Skills Mass Update offers four different options to add / update a group of students' skills:

  • add a new skill to students working on a current skill
  • add a new skill to students without a current skill
  • complete a current skill (by entering the date attained on the current skill)
  • promote to a new skill (by entering the date attained on the current skill and adding the new skill).

Note: This will only search for students with Current Skills without a Date Attained. Therefore, it won't find completed skills (skills with a date attained). Use Skills Search in the Student menu to find students with completed skills. 

 

Groups of students can be defined by the following criteria:

  • Location
  • Current Skill/Level
  • Category 1 OR Class (choose one, not both)
  • Category 2 OR Class (choose one, not both)
Add a New Skill to students working on a current skill/level
When students are working on a current skill/level (a skill without a date attained) and are starting a new skill/level, select the following criteria:
  • Current Skill/Level
  • New Skill/Level
  • Clear the Date Attained leaving it blank

Add a New Skill to students without a current skill/level

When students do NOT have a current skill/level and are starting a new skill/level, select the following criteria:

  • Current Skill/Level > No Current Skill/Level = Yes
  • New Skill/Level
  • Clear the Date Attained leaving it blank

Complete a Current Skill/Level

When students have completed a current skill/level, select the following criteria:

  • Current Skill/Level
  • Date Attained
  • New Skill/Level should be blank

Promote to a New Skill/Level

When students have completed a current skill/level and are starting a new skill/level, select the following criteria:

  • Current Skill/Level
  • Date Attained
  • New Skill/Level

Click Submit to mass update. After the update is complete, a list of student updated skills is displayed.

 

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Delete a Student's Skills/Levels

  1. Make sure your viewing the correct student's Skills/Levels tab.
  2. Click the Garbage Can icon next to the skill you want to delete.
  3. If there are no sub-skills attached to the skill/level, simply click OK to delete it. If the skill/level has sub-skills you'll be offered the option of deleting the skill only or deleting the skill and the sub-skills.

 


Student Skill/Level Reporting 
See Searching & Reporting in the Student Section.


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Student Skills/Levels in the Staff Portal

See Skills/Levels in the Staff Portal in the Staff Portal section.

 

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