Overview Course

Overview Course
Participants will gain the most benefit from attending the three days consecutively to see the whole timetabling process, however modules can be attended separately.  The course is suitable for new and experienced users.

Training will be using Timetabling Solutions Version 9

  •  Training in Version 9 can be applied to Version 8.1
  •  Trainers will answer any questions relating Version 8.1
  •  Course participants can download/install/activate a Version 9 without affecting their Version 8 installation or data


Recommended Pre Reading Timetabling Solutions Version 9.pdf (PDF 1 MB)





Day 1

Student Options

Illustrates how student core and elective lines are managed within the Roll Class concept.
Course Outline...

Use prepared data to develop the knowledge base and skills essential to creating grid lines.

Days 2 & 3

Timetable Development

Learn how classes, rooms and teachers are put together in a clash free timetable according to curriculum and school constraints. 

Course Outline...

Learn the principles of timetable flexibility and how to use a range of tools, such as Blocking Patterns and Look Ahead Tests that are designed to aid and speed up the construction process.

Day 4

Daily Organiser

Manage replacements for teacher absences, use of faculties when deciding replacements, yard duty, unavailable teachers, over and under allotted teachers, in lieu of classes, cancelled classes, excursions, exam supervision, short term replacements, bulletins and changes to class lists as a result of excursions.

Course Outline...


Manage staff loads when allocating extras, create and print updated teacher timetables and updated student lesson lists.


What is included:

  • Comprehensive manual and prepared data 
  • Arrival tea & coffee, morning tea and lunch - great opportunities for networking
  • Purpose built training facilities used in Geelong, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.  All computers and materials are supplied.


2019 Cost of Training

All training held at Saxons Training Facilities (Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth and  ETC Adelaide): $749 per person per day 

All training held at Timetabling Solutions, Geelong: $719 per person per day 

All prices are in AUD and exclude GST.  



What our clients say:

"Training course is interactive, trainers are helpful and knowledgeable, caters to variety of skill sets, lessons easily set out in training manuals."
Miss Sammi van Kruyssen, Pulteney Grammar School

"Fantastic!! Professional, experienced, knowledgeable and approachable. You are all great educators. Thanks. Oh - and of course ... the coffee!"
Mr Tom Cannavan, Kormilda College

"Very hands on. The presenters had a solid understanding of the program and could answer any question put to them."
Mr Peter Wilkinson, Groves Christian College



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