Curriculum - An Overview

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Getting Started

A curriculum is a grouping of one or more modules that can be assigned to one or multiple Learners.  When logged into your site, you can locate the list of existing curricula, or create a new curriculum, by clicking on Training & Enrollment.  The page defaults to the Curricula & Enrollment page.


Curriculum Types

Relias provides many different types of curriculum you can use.  To learn about each curriculum type and how to create them, please click on the links below:

Curriculum Properties

The properties for a curriculum are broken into four steps:


Step One - Title and Description

A unique title is required for each curriculum you create within your Relias Learning account.  These cannot be repeated, so you will need to be specific with your titles.  A description is not required, but it is a useful location to provide information related to the purpose of the curriculum.


Step Two - Recurrence and Due Dates

This step will help in assigning how often the curriculum will recur, if at all.  You will also be able to determine how the due dates for non-recurring curricula will be determined.  Fields in this step will change depending on the type of curriculum you choose.  While curricula may contain an unlimited number of modules with wildly staggered due dates, all modules within a curriculum will share these key properties when assigned to Learners. To learn more about due dates and how they relate to each specific type of curricula, please use the links above in the Curriculum Types section of this document.


Please Note: You will be unable to change from a non-recurring curriculum to a recurring curriculum.


Step Three - Modules

In this step, you can begin adding modules to the curriculum.  To do this, click on the “Add Module(s)” button and search for the modules you want to add.  Once you add the module(s) you want to the curriculum, the system will prompt you to choose the due dates for each module.  You can add as many modules as you want, but keep in mind that the more modules that are added, the more time your Learners will have to dedicate to completing their coursework.


Step 4 - Settings

The options given in the Settings section will vary depending on the type of curriculum you are building.  This will be the section that allows you to choose a couple of things:

-  How soon the modules will be available to the Learners before their due dates

-  If modules completed outside of the curriculum can count towards requirements in the curriculum  (this is known as a "look back" window or Reporting Start Date)

- If learners will receive warning emails. (Enabled by default).

  • Warning emails (if enabled) will be sent 30 days prior to a modules due date and once per week until the relevant modules are completed. 

-  If the curriculum is approved for enrollment


Please Note: When you select a curriculum type the recommended best practices for settings will be applied. You will need to update these settings if they do not work for your organization.


Once you have completed the steps, click Save Curriculum.  This will finalize the completion of your curriculum.  If you are ready to begin enrolling Learners, click Save and Go to Enrollment.




Remember:  Each property you set at the curriculum level will be true for ALL modules in the curriculum. If you have a training that needs to carry a different property than the other modules in the curriculum, you will need to create a new curriculum.

To see the specific details of all curricula on your site select the "Export Curricula" link at the top of your Curriculum List under Training and Enrollment:



  • Additional information readily available per curriculum includes:
    • The curriculum module list
    • Auto Enrollment Information (if applicable)
    • Module due date information
    • Module type
    • Module training hours
    • Certificates and Approved CE Hours per module


  • Below is a sample of the Curriculum Export:


To get back to the Knowledge Base and the master list of topics, please click here: RLMS Knowledge Base