How to Set a Reminder for Course Due Date


A due date reminder in ProProfs Training Maker helps learners keep track of their upcoming course completion and certification expiration deadlines. This will ensure they don't miss any critical submissions.


You can configure course completion or certificate expiration and add single or multiple email reminders ranging from 1 to 20 days before the designated date/period.


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The Reminders & Compliance feature allows you to:

  • Set a date by which you want the course to be completed
  • Ensure high course completion rates by automating reminders
  • Set a date by which course certification expires
  • Ensure ongoing compliance by defining what happens when course certification expires


In this article, you'll learn:


1. How to Set Course Completion Due Dates & Automate Reminders

2. How to Create Compliance Training Certification


 How to Set Course Completion Due Dates & Automate Reminders


Step 1: Go to the course settings for which you want to set a reminder. It will take you to the General tab by default.


Open course settings


Step 2: Scroll down to "Due Date & Reminders." Here, you can set a specific course completion date (1) or time period. You can also activate an email reminder (2) and set it to be sent to your learners on a particular day before the due date arrives.


Note: More than one reminder can be added by clicking Add Reminder (3). Also, you can customize the reminder message by editing the email template (4). 


Configue the Course Due Date and Set the Email Reminder


 How to Create Compliance Training Certification


Compliance training certifications are useful in ensuring employees are knowledgeable about compliance regulations and standards and have demonstrated their understanding by passing the certification exam.


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To configure compliance & reminders:


Step 1: In the course settings, scroll down to Compliance & Reminders in the General section.


Step 2: Here, you can set an expiration date(1) for your course. Next, you can set an action (2) once the certificate expires. If you want, you can set email notifications (3) for your learners and yourself regarding course expiration. There's an email sample (4) that you can edit to create a customized email notification. 


Configure course compliance & reminders



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